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Fraud, Waste & Abuse (FWA) in healthcare: a problem of epic proportions in the United States

by Rena Bielinski in Payment Integrity

Prescription drug abuse accounts for a large portion of the fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) that exists in the healthcare industry today. SCIO Health Analytics provides sophisticated data analysis tools that could help healthcare organizations gain better insight into this problem – and ultimately reduce prescription drug FWA cases.


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Rena Bielinski
SVP, Strategic Accounts

Dr. Bielinski has been with SCIO® for 11 years. She currently serves as a Strategic Account Manager for SCIO’s PBM clients as well as various health plan clients.

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