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HIPAA AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD: AN EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVE

@article{Hyman2002HIPAAAH,
  title={HIPAA AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD: AN EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVE},
  author={D. Hyman},
  journal={Cato Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={151-178}
}
  • D. Hyman
  • Published 2002
  • Economics
  • Cato Journal
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act passed Congress nearly unanimously in 1996. When HIPAA was considered, the focus of attention was portability. Little or no attention was paid to the statutory provisions relating to “accountability”—fraud control, for those unfamiliar with inside-the-beltway euphemisms. Ironically enough, the extent to which these ends were accomplished turned out be the inverse of the attention that was paid to them. The portability provisions have had… CONTINUE READING
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