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Resource ID: #24692
Subject: Health Care
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Date: 4/27/2010; 5/13/10; 9/29/10



The Wall Street Journal investigated the home health care industry, which has seen increased growth during the last few years. After studying the data found in "millions of Medicare files," reporters found evidence of fraudulent behavior. Several home health companies including one of the largest - Amedisys Inc. - are "taking advantage of the Medicare reimbursement system" by finding ways to pay themselves more.

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