Medicare Uses Big Data to Fight Fraud (Feb. 2017)

Medicare Employs Sophisticated Data Analytics to Catch $1.5 Billion in Fraud 

 

The latest in Medicare and Medicaid fraud prevention? A collaboration between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), predictive analytic technology, and big data that has contributed to more than $1 billion in savings in 2014 and 2015.

The Fraud Prevention System (FPS) is a proactive strategy that analyzes payment requests submitted by providers. By looking at 4.5 million Medicare claims made on a daily basis, it aims to prevent ...

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