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Medicare Fraud Cost

How Medicare Fraud And Abuse Are Undermining Americans' Health

A. Barry Rand | Posted 11.06.2013 | Fifty
A. Barry Rand

The PRIME Act is an example of a responsible step that improves care, reduces health care costs and creates real savings for taxpayers -- without cutting benefits. We urge you to support it.

Shell Games: Phantom Firms Bleed Millions From Medicare | Posted 12.23.2011 | Fifty

MIAMI/ATLANTA (Reuters) - By the time authorities busted a fake AIDS clinic in Miami, it had bilked Medicare of more than $4.5 million. Still, the man...

Problems Persist With Contractors Paid To Ferret Out Medicare Fraud

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

MIAMI — Contractors paid tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to detect fraudulent Medicare claims are using inaccurate and inconsistent data th...

Medicare Paid $47 Billion In Suspect Claims, According To HHS

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The government paid more than $47 billion in questionable Medicare claims including medical treatment showing little relation to a ...

Looking For Waste in the Health Care System? Try Anywher

Francine Hardaway | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francine Hardaway

How much of our rising health care costs comes from fraud in the health care system by players who know how to game it for their own benefit?