Clinical Evidence

Number 10976
Subject Health Care
Source ABC News Primetime Live
State NY
Year 1994
Publication Date Sept. 22
Summary "PrimeTime Live exposed a scheme to loot the Federal Medicare program costing taxpayers billions. The segment showed on-tape bribes/kickbacks offered to an (undercover) 76-year-old Miami, Florida, Medicare recipient by recruiters for crooked clinic owners. Clinic owners then fraudulently billed Medicare for tens of thousands of unnecessary or never-performed procedures..."
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Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; Health care; Fraud; Medicare claims; senior citizens; hidden camera
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