Reduce Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Health Care: Fact Sheet

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Reduce Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Health Care: Fact Sheet

Description

This fact sheet describes the problems and highlights some of the solutions to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in health care. It addresses the following topics:

  • What is the problem?
  • Eliminating fraud and abuse: What’s at stake?
  • How much does wasteful spending cost?
  • Wasteful spending and conflicts of interest
  • What can be done?

Developer:

AARP

Funding Sources:

AARP

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: March 2010
Last Updated: 04/14/10

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