FRAUD, WASTE, AND ABUSE: CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Provider Screening, Compliance Plans, and Temporary New Provider Moratoria

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Sept. 20 published a proposed rule that sets out the agency’s plan for implementing a number of program integrity measures enacted in health care reform legislation. This Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) proposal includes rules regarding screening criteria for newly enrolled and reenrolling…