HP subsidiary lands $300M contract to detect Medicare fraud

(By – Virgil Dickson, www.modernhealthcare.com)

The CMS has awarded SafeGuard Services a contract worth up to $300 million to help prevent and identify Medicare fraud.
SGS is a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services and performs data analysis, investigations and medical reviews to detect, prevent, deter and reduce fraud, waste and abuse. The contract enlists the company as a zone program integrity contractor. Those contracts were established under the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 requiring the CMS to implement measures for program integrity.  Read more…

 

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