This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Agency files new system of records reporting with House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee and Office of Management and Budget Nov. 28 to establish a comprehensive database on Medicare recipients. The Medicare Beneficiary Database (MBD), which will include information such as a beneficiary's health insurance claim number, social security number, sex, race/ethnicity and date of birth, complies with the Privacy Act of 1974, according to CMS...
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