Government Health Care Solutions

Modernize Medicaid Management

Saving lives, improving outcomes and controlling costs through data-driven policy decisions.

How SAS® Helps Modernize Medicaid Management

Provide better care

Achieve intended outcomes in the face of internal and external constraints.

Enhance program integrity

Detect and prevent fraud, waste and abuse before money goes out the door.

Reduce costs

Effectively manage costs and demonstrate effectiveness.

Why choose SAS for Medicaid modernization?

Gain holistic data insights and enhanced information credibility.

  • Seamlessly integrate any enterprise data source and apply embedded data quality techniques to improve accuracy.
  • Gain a holistic view of a recipient or provider to better detect anomalies or discrepancies across government programs or systems.
  • Enable data scientists with varied programmatic skill sets to work in their preferred programming language.

Focus on prepayment.

Our hybrid approach combines anomaly detection, rules and predictive modeling to identify fraud, waste and abuse earlier than traditional methods by applying:

  • Predictive modeling rules. Ensure that known schemes are detected with a program integrity solution that includes an embedded rules library.
  • Unsupervised learning. Proactively predict where fraudulent activities will occur.
  • Machine learning models. Get faster, better modeling results from our solution, which includes industry best practice predictive modeling templates, hyperparameter autotuning and embedded model interpretability – all accessed through an intuitive interface.

Featured Solution

SAS Payment Integrity for Health Care

SAS delivers a comprehensive solution for detecting and prevent health care fraud, waste and abuse at every stage of the claims process, and stopping improper payments before claims are paid. The solution uses advanced analytics with embedded AI and machine learning algorithms, combined with other techniques – business rules, outlier analysis, text mining, database searches, exception reporting, network link analysis, etc. – to uncover more suspicious activity with greater accuracy.

What Analysts Are Saying

Aite Matrix: Payment Integrity in Healthcare

"SAS’ legacy and strength in data analytics and aggregation come into play at a time when health plans can benefit from robust analytics capabilities to uncover irregular claim submissions."

The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Fraud Management

SAS is the only vendor in the evaluation to earn a 5 out of 5 score in the model explainability and governance criterion.

Chartis RiskTech Quadrant for Enterprise Fraud Solutions

"SAS delivers the architecture that is most appropriate for the type of fraud an organization is tackling – real-time payments, for example, and/or card fraud, application fraud and deposit monitoring."

SAS in the Public Sector – Facts & Figures


public sector departments, ministries, offices & agencies using SAS worldwide


US state governments using SAS to solve their most complex problems


countries rely on SAS in the public sector for reliability and accuracy

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Solution Brief

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White Paper

Fighting the Rising Tide of Medicaid Fraud

Medicaid fraud has jumped dramatically in the era of COVID, and states must respond by accelerating their deployment of big data, predictive analytics and integrated technology platforms to manage Medicaid programs and prevent fraud. This white paper explores the challenges and opportunities this presents.

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