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Feds ramp up Medicare Advantage scrutiny

(By Rylee Wilson for Becker’s Hospital Review)

The federal government is ramping up scrutiny of Medicare Advantage plans.

In October, the Cigna Group reached a $172 million settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting incorrect Medicare Advantage patient data to CMS to receive higher payments from the agency. Continue reading here…

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