Showing 5 ideas for tag "fraud prevention"

Department of Commerce

Medicare/Medicad cost awareness leads to savings

I suggest sending a copy of the Medicare/Medicaid bill to each recipient, either monthly or per incident. The benefits are in three areas:

- greater support for the program because recipients would be aware of their benefits

- cost containment: recipients are more likely to manage costs, avoid unnecessary and costly procedures and react to overcharges and outright fraud if they are aware of the ongoing expenses

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Office of Personnel Management

MANDATE annual review for retirement age employees, save 100k+

Save 100k PER employee by mandating an annual review.

Once an employee hits retirement age, it should be mandated that they go through a board review once or twice per year to ensure they are not "padding" their retirement and abusing the system.

We all understand how the retirement system works --- the higher your grade and step when you retire --- the more money you get. However, this creates a situation in which... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Veteran Benefit Fraud

Military personnel and veterans along with their families should be protected against future austerity measures brought on by a some of their brothers and sisters who have illegally gained resources and benefits for themselves and his/her families. These individuals have earned the right to expect that the U.S. Government will appropriate review and prosecute any individual found to be abusing the system as this cause... more »

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Social Security Administration

Inter-agency information sharing

While working on claims within the Social Security Administration, we very often have to verify a claimant's income from other sources. Many times, this income comes from another government entity such as the VA, EDD, OPM pension, HHSA, Dept of Child Support, etc. We spend time and resources requesting information on the benefits from the claimant, and if the claimant is unable to obtain the information we spend more... more »

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cell phone/Smartpone Turn-in Program

Background assumption:
1) Most government employees have their own cell phone/smartphones and associated data packages for their personal use.
2) From my research the government pays over $100 per month per Iphone.

Idea synopsis:
1) Perform a government wide survey to provide a preliminary assessment of the annual savings if the government offered a small monthly stipend to move current government cell phone/smartphone... more »

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