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Medicare Waste

Study: Medicare Pays Billions Of Dollars For Wasteful Procedures

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) - As many as 42 percent of U.S. Medicare patients were subjected to procedures providing l...

Is Medicare Just Bad at Controlling Cost?

Brian Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Reid

A 2009 article offered a tantalizing prospect for policymakers: figure out how to make the country's high-cost McAllens look more like El Pasos and save billions, ensure the solvency of Medicare and reduce the economic drag of health care spending