CMS, Finance leaders look to curb Medicare waste – The Hill’s Healthwatch

The Medicare agency and Senate Finance Committee leaders are calling for new guidelines on Medicare quality-of-care reviews after a new report said that federal dollars may be going to waste.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is unable to determine if Medicare quality-of-care budgets are excessive because CMS does not provide specific guidance on how much data should be recorded on quality reviews, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released Wednesday.

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