HC fraud could be $60B to $600B; CMS offers ICD-10 transition guide;

> Estimates of medical fraud are difficult to pin down, but it seems they range anywhere from $60 billion to $600 billion a year, according to a new report from National Public Radio. Fraud represents 3 percent of the nation's healthcare spending, experts estimate. Article

> Wondering how you'll get through the ICD-10 transition process? In hopes of moving things along, CMS has created new publications to help you get the job done. Article

> Researchers are proposing changes to the Medicaid DSH program that would help pay for expanding coverage to uninsured Americans. Researchers say their proposal could save $40 billion over 10 years. Article

> While health reform remains popular in theory, only a small minority of Americans are apparently willing to support it with higher taxes, new research suggests. Article

And Finally... I've heard of guests that overstayed their welcome, but this guy was unwelcome from the moment he arrived. Article

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