Navigation Links
IPRO Awarded First-Ever Medicaid Integrity Contract
Date:1/24/2008

New York Quality Improvement Group One of Five Organizations to Receive

Inaugural National Contract to 'Root Out' Medicaid Fraud

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO, a New York-based organization that works to improve and evaluate the quality of the nation's health care, is one of five organizations nationwide to be awarded an inaugural umbrella contract by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under the Medicaid Integrity Program. The Medicaid Integrity Contract (MIC) qualifies IPRO to bid on individual Task Orders issued by CMS for a variety of auditing functions designed to identify and report incidents of fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicaid program.

"Being selected as one of the five organizations to participate under this important new initiative is of major importance to IPRO," says Harry M. Feder, M.P.A., Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, IPRO. "We have extensive experience and knowledge of the Medicaid program, which was an important factor in CMS awarding us this contract."

Medicaid, the health insurance program for those who meet certain income criteria, is administered by state governments and funded by both the states and CMS. Until the adoption of the Medicaid Integrity Program, as part of the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, all Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse audits and investigations were handled by state agencies.

IPRO has worked with state governments for more than 20 years to implement Medicaid oversight, and currently conducts more than 120,000 Medicaid utilization and medical necessity reviews each year. IPRO's audit staff have managed hundreds of Medicaid billing and rate audits, and are experts at identifying aberrant activity. In addition, through CMS' Hospital Payment Monitoring Program (formerly known as Payment Error Prevention Program) IPRO has worked with New York Prospective Payment System hospitals for six years to identify
'/>"/>

SOURCE IPRO
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. UVa researcher awarded $3.6 million grant to fight drug-resistant bacteria
2. Southwest Ambulance Awarded Exclusive, 3-Year Contract Extension in Peoria, Arizona
3. CAS Medical Systems, Inc. Awarded $2.8 Million Grant by National Institutes of Health
4. PartsSource Awarded US Patent for PartsFinder(TM) Application
5. Wrigleys Orbit(R), Extra(R) and Eclipse(R) Sugar-Free Chewing Gums Awarded American Dental Associations Seal of Acceptance
6. Insulet Awarded National Accreditation for Excellence by Community Health Accreditation Program
7. Paragon Technologies SI Systems Brand Awarded A $1.0 Million System Expansion Contract for an Automated Light-Picking System
8. UMASS Medical School awarded National Childrens Study contract
9. beBetter Awarded WV Quitline Contract
10. Henricksen Awarded 2007 Distinguished Veterinary Staff Award
11. Lacey Veterinarian Awarded 2007 WSVMA Recent Graduate Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... September 2014: Permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) doubles the risk ... in more than 6 000 patients presented at ESC ... findings suggest that a simple clinical assessment of the ... stroke risk. , Ischaemic stroke is the second cause ... million deaths and many more disabled patients each year. ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 01, 2014 In honor of National Take Your ... Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) is offering a ... for their cats. , Many people don’t take their cat to ... a hassle,” but they wouldn’t decide not to take their kid ... cavity. The same goes for pets. Just like people want their ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in it's review on Tattoo ... members access to thousands of professionally designed tattoo images ... to help both people who plan on getting a ... for inspiration in creating one of a kind models. ... visiting the official website at: http://www.dailygossip.org/atattoo-me-now-6444 . , ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 ... host to over 3,000 medical professionals and 10,000 consumers ... Week is a 5-day gathering of the nation’s top ... its associated diseases or conditions. The week-long event contains ... relevant evidence-based scientific instruction available in the pain management ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... MedixSafe has become very popular in the United ... lockers . Electronic Security Specialists has now ... “We have now shipped multiple orders to Canada and ... , MedixSafe is a division of Electronic Security Specialists, ... with over 30 years in the security arena. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Permanent AF doubles risk of stroke compared to paroxysmal AF 2Health News:Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota Celebrates National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day 2Health News:Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota Celebrates National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day 3Health News:Tattoo Me Now Review Reveals Unique Ideas for Tattoo Designs 2Health News:Medical Marijuana Doctor Company Set to Present at Las Vegas Pain Week 2Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 2Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 3
... Diagnostic Devices, Inc. ... ... monitoring systems will now be available across Europe after Prodigy Diabetes Care , LLC, ... affiliate of Diagnostic Devices, Inc., which announced the regulatory approval Monday., , ,"We already are ...
... NEW YORK, Sept. 30 The 15th Annual National ... Vegas, November 17 - 20, will focus on the ... ErgoExpo,s core educational topics of program management and return ... coupled with tracks specifically for those working in offices ...
... Delaware, September 30 According to a new,healthcare market ... - 2014), published by MarketsandMarkets,( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), in 2009, ... estimated to be approximately $159.6,billion. Home healthcare service market ... about 90% of the entire market. , ...
... 30 On Tuesday, September 22, 2009, ... co-payment assistance organizations, hosted a panel discussion to help ... and the related challenges of reducing financial barriers to ... ) , Held at the National Press Club in ...
... Ohio, Sept. 30 The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced ... help U.S. hospitals, health systems and community health clinics improve ... Foundation established the E3 Grant Program to improve the effectiveness, ... Grant Program which was launched in 2007 as the first ...
... 30 Connectyx Technologies Holding Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: CTYX), ... NY as its independent registered public accountant for the purpose ... provided include auditing and preparation for filing Form 10 with ... Connectyx in order to become a Fully Reporting Company in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Prodigy Diabetes Care LLC Expands Global Reach to European Diabetes Patients 2Health News:2009 National Ergonomics Conference Coming To Las Vegas In November; Features Strategies For Dealing With A Slow Economy & Aging Workforce In Office, Industrial, Healthcare & Uncontrolled Work Environments 2Health News:2009 National Ergonomics Conference Coming To Las Vegas In November; Features Strategies For Dealing With A Slow Economy & Aging Workforce In Office, Industrial, Healthcare & Uncontrolled Work Environments 3Health News:2009 National Ergonomics Conference Coming To Las Vegas In November; Features Strategies For Dealing With A Slow Economy & Aging Workforce In Office, Industrial, Healthcare & Uncontrolled Work Environments 4Health News:MarketsandMarkets: Global Home health Care Market Worth US$159.6 Billion by 2014 2Health News:MarketsandMarkets: Global Home health Care Market Worth US$159.6 Billion by 2014 3Health News:HealthWell Foundation(R) Gathers Leading Health Care Stakeholders to Discuss Crisis of the Underinsured 2Health News:HealthWell Foundation(R) Gathers Leading Health Care Stakeholders to Discuss Crisis of the Underinsured 3Health News:Cardinal Health Foundation Invites Health Care Providers to Apply for $1 Million in Grants to Improve Efficiency, Quality of Care 2Health News:Connectyx Technologies Retained the Marcum Group in New York as its Independent Registered Public Accountant for the Purpose of Becoming a Fully Reporting Company 2
(Date:8/30/2014)... Aug. 30, 2014   Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, ... a new ultrasound system designed to enable global ... increasing patient volumes and cost pressures. Making its debut ... in Barcelona this week, Affiniti ... patients with fewer resources deliver high quality patient care. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014  Chuma Holdings, Inc. ... alternatives and turnkey support services for the lawfully ... FINRA processed and approved the Company,s name and ... CannaMed Corporation will be known as Chuma Holdings, ... accomplished through a merger with the Company,s wholly-owned ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... the face of regulatory and marketplace changes. CI leaders ... flounder. In a new Best Practices, ... a host of actionable insights, including: - ... and cheaper than primary research - Internal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 2Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 3Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 4CannaMed Announces Name Change and Trading Symbol Change 2CannaMed Announces Name Change and Trading Symbol Change 3Using the Competitive Intelligence Function to Drive Better Business Decisions in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2
... 29, 2012   CSL Behring today announced that the ... review its Biologics License Application (BLA) for a human 4-factor ... K-antagonist therapy (i.e., warfarin) in patients with acute major bleeding. ... would be the first agent of its kind available in ...
... ROBLES, Calif., May 29, 2012 Specialty Silicone ... to the medical device community, inaugurated its state-of-the-art ... Designed for greater efficiency, the facility joins all ... roof, complementing existing facilities in Tustin, Calif. and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CSL Behring Announces FDA Filing of Biologics License Application for 4-Factor PCC for Urgent Reversal of Vitamin K Antagonist Anticoagulant Therapy 2CSL Behring Announces FDA Filing of Biologics License Application for 4-Factor PCC for Urgent Reversal of Vitamin K Antagonist Anticoagulant Therapy 3Specialty Silicone Fabricators Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Facility in Paso Robles 2
The electrically active helix of CapSureFix Novus lead is designed to extend easily for active fixation and retract for venous passage....
Steroid eluting pacemaker leads...
... Streamline family of temporary sensing and pacing ... standard in temporary pacing leads and improved ... to use and less traumatic to heart ... Temporary Pacing Lead is designed for temporary ...
VascoStim B 2/5F is a bipolar temporary pacing lead with a balloon. It can be placed easily by the resistance of the inflated balloon in the blood flow....
Medicine Products: