Fraud and Abuse

Published 8/16/2008

The Palmetto GBA Benefit Integrity Unit works to eliminate Medicare fraud and abuse. Fraud is an intentional deception or misrepresentation that could result in payment of an unauthorized Medicare benefit. Abuse includes incidents or practices that are inconsistent with accepted, sound medical practices or are medically unnecessary. This page is designed to provide important information for people with Medicare to help target Medicare fraud and abuse. Should you have questions, please Contact Us.

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