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Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns

By Charles Ornstein ProPublica May 1, 2015 Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns The move follows a ProPublica investigation showing that Medicare did little to find dangerous prescribing by doctors to seniors and the disabled. It is also part of the government’s new push to bring transparency to taxpayer-supported medical care. […]


Hospital Lobby Continues Effort to Gut Anti-Fraud Provisions

By Against Crony Capitalism January 28, 2015   Hospital Lobby Continues Effort to Gut Anti-Fraud Provisions   Medicare fraud is widespread. One of the chief beneficiaries of this fraud is the hospital industry. That is why the hospital lobbyists are working to kill the Medicare fraud identification effort, the Recovery Audit Contractor Program. It’s worth […]

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Harry Reid Tied to Medicare Fraudster Saloman Melgen 2

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Harry Reid Tied to Medicare Fraudster Saloman Melgen     Saloman Melgen is the South Florida doctor who it was determined overbilled Medicare by $9 million in 2007-2008, and who also recently lent his private plane to Senator Menendez of New Jersey for some “vacation time” in the Dominican […]

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