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Resource ID: #10937
Subject: Health Care
Source: Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)
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The Lexington Herald-Leader series uncovers a state Medicaid system that issues checks to health care providers with minimal oversight by Medicaid staff or legislative budget committees; found that many providers, such as ambulance companies, doctors and dentists, benefit from and encourage fraudulent behavior by patients. The paper also found that ambulance companies used money, free cigarettes or side trips to entice Medicaid patients to use their ambulances, June - December 1994.

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