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Medicare Fraud Posse Cackles as If They Laid an Asteroid

Dinah L. Wrote: May 06, 2012 12:02 PM
@CalleeGirl I totally understand your sadness. Watching the direction my country has taken in the past years breaks my heart. I am sad, nearly to the point of being ill, and all my family says is, "Don't take things so seriously." I know every generation is reported as saying the new one is gone to blazes, but it is quite easy to make a list of the drastic changes since about 1960. Most of the changes seem to come back to the issue of what is considered moral today. Now that our government is so much into this "whatever I can do" mindset, I don't see much room for hope any more.

What the media blare:

Levinson Snags $515 Million in Health Care Fraud

More than 100 Charged in Massive Medicare Fraud Busts in 7 Cities in Scams Totaling $452 Mil

What I hear:

Drip . . . . . . . . . . drip . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Why? As the latter article notes, “authorities have targeted fraud that’s believed to cost the government between $60 billion and $90 billion each year.” So add up those two figures, which include frauds that occurred in multiple years, and...

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