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CMS Administrator Seema Verma says, "The Hospice Compare website is an important tool for the American people and will help empower them in a time of vulnerability as they look for information necessary to make important decisions about hospice care for loved ones."
Under the new process, called Targeted Probe and Educate, Medicare administrative contractors only will target Medicare providers and suppliers that have comparatively high error rates or billing practices that are significantly different than those of other Medicare providers and suppliers.
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