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4.6.2007

MS Issues QandA as Final Guidance on Requirements of Deficit Reduction Act

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As most providers know by now, the federal Deficit Reduction Act (“Act”) requires covered providers to establish written policies aimed at educating employees about false claims and whistleblower protections. Section 6032 of the Act applies to all entities that receive or bill at least $5 million in Medicaid funds. Compliance with the employee education provisions of the Act is a prerequisite to receiving Medicaid funds. The Act went into effect on January 1, 2007. View full article (PDF).