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GAO Says Better Medicaid Provider Screening Needed

Ellyn Sternfield, a Health Law attorney and Special Counsel in the Mintz Washington, DC office, is quoted in this Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report article on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) claim that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) provider enrollment screening process allows ineligible providers to be entered into the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS).