The Department of Health and Human Services is limiting the amount that private insurance companies can invest in fraud prevention, according to testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.
Rep. Michael Burgess (R., Tex.), a former OB/GYN, questioned Friday why the Affordable Care Act failed to tackle what he considers the “No. 1 issue” facing those doctors in America: liability reform.
The government is struggling to contain fraud and waste throughout the health care system and Medicare is especially vulnerable to both, according to a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Wednesday.