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Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Medicare as a Secondary Payer - Review of the Health Care Financing Administration's Efforts to Implement the Data Match Project," (A-09-91-00103)

August 26, 1992


Complete Text of Report is available in PDF format (183 KB). Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at 202-619-1343.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

This final report presents the results of our review of the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) ongoing implementation of the Data Match project (project). The project requires data matches and employer contacts to identify beneficiaries covered by employer group health plans. Although improvements could be made in several areas, we found that HCFA was generally providing adequate supervision and direction to the project.