Florida's Medicaid mess wastes $200 million a year

Number 10926
Subject Health Care
Source Post (Palm Beach, Fla.)
State FL
Year 1994
Publication Date April 3
Summary The Palm Beach Post investigation of the state Medicaid system finds rampant abuse with doctors, hospitals and other health care providers bilk the system of at least $200 million a year; found one doctor who routinely billed for more extensive examinations than he performed and pharmacists and drug store owners who steal millions of dollars.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 9
Keywords Doctors Pharmacists Public health Property records
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