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The report is available online Note. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the report.benefit Rx benefit doctoral training of administrative funding of Medicare, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt a rally a rally with more than 100 recipients and health care professionals in Las Vegas Jon Porter. and Nevada Attorney General Brian Sandoval also on (Swafford, Las Vegas Sun, Leavitt traveled to Washington State and Oregon on Monday with government, business and not-for-profit organization leaders, who meet on the prescription drug work program stops on the tour included Seattle, Olympia and Portland (Ammons, AP / Spokane spokesman-Review .

The report also raises concern, that the enrollment for the new benefit could be difficult to navigate for mentally ill beneficiaries. MRC said that if Congress does not address such questions should require Medicare drug drug plan beneficiaries a transitional supply of drugs covered under Medicaid to provide a transition hotline and simplify the registration process. The interruption of the drug coverage will be devastating to the poorest and the weakest and most disabled Americans, Robert Hayes, president of MRC, and added, Congress and the White House are aware that people with mental disabilities in danger in danger path without any assurance that the current medications is maintained.courtesy of you, the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy view Report search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report strongly supports kaiser network. A free service of the Henry J. Published. Kaiser Family Foundation 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation, All rights reserved.

He said fraud is a big problem and the federal government could cost as much as $ 39 billion by 2016. Coburn said, the CMS has no visibility on fraud prevention efforts in a majority of states. done because most of the fraud is by the states themselves, and audits of the states occur about once every seven or eight years.. Of best practice Addresses CMS efforts of Medicare Fraud Control – CMS is developing control control Medicaid help at of fraud the federal and state which within six ready within the next six weeks, Dennis Smith, the manager of the CMS ‘ Centre for Medicare and States Operations said at a Tuesday consulting of the Senate of Homeland Security subcommittee Federal Financial Owners, government Information and International Security, CQ HealthBeat trusted.