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Healing Health Care: Surprises in the health-care law

Posted on Oct 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Published: Saturday, October 2, 2010 4:26 PM MST As I’ve written throughout the last year, fraud represents the single biggest avoidable portion of health care. From Eric Holder’s $60 billion Medicare fraud estimate to the $200 billion estimates for all insurance fraud estimates, it is huge. The health-care law provides for $350 million over the next decade for additional resources. This is a pitiful number. We need to declare war on fraud in the system. The Recovery Audit Contractor program is enlarged but it only focuses on errors, not fraud. For those who steal over $1million, the...

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