02/07/2013 11:16 am ET

Robert Menendez Contacted Federal Officials In Medicare Dispute With Top Donor Salomon Melgen

Sen. Robert Menendez raised concerns with top federal health-care officials twice in recent years about their finding that a Florida eye doctor — a close friend and major campaign donor — had overbilled the government by $8.9 million for care at his clinic, Menendez aides said Wednesday.

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