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Using the 5Cs of fraud prevention in government programs
By detecting anomalies in data using advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, agencies are able to identify nefarious activity and stop it before more costly and malicious activity occurs. Actionable information extracted from data can also enable agencies to detect and prevent fraud before it happens.
State Department mismanaged fuel purchases for years, watchdog says
Dozens of overseas missions across multiple geographic regions incurred approximately $77 million in questionable fuel costs due to insufficient documentation and document reviews, improper acceptance procedures and fuel equipment deficiencies, according to the State Department Office of Inspector General.
Lawyers seek to ease doctor’s sentence for Medicare fraud
Dr. Salomon Melgen's attorneys said he may have wrongly billed Medicare for a covered treatment so that he could be paid for an experimental treatment that wasn’t covered, but patients benefited, meaning Medicare’s goal of providing care to seniors was met and it suffered no loss.
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