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Resource ID: #10710
Subject: Health Care
Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
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Commercial Appeal investigated Memphis optometrists who use high-pressure sales tactics to generate Medicaid patients and profits. Optometrists prescribed unneeded glasses to children. State rules prohibit doctors soliciting patients; Three government agencies investigated the doctors and disiciplinary action was recommended.

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