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Congress about to get it wrong again – Smart Cards are not the answer to Medicare Fraud and Abuse

by Avivah Litan  |  October 10, 2011  |  5 Comments

Unless things change quickly (which I doubt will happen) Congress is about to head down the wrong path in tackling Medicare fraud. Under the recently-introduced bipartisan bill “the Medicare Common Access Card Act of 2011,” all Medicare recipients and providers will be issued a smart card. Recipients will also get a PIN to use when [...]

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