Coronary: A True Story of Medicine Gone Awry

Number 23803
Subject Health Care
Source Book
State NY
Year 2007
Publication Date 01/2007
Summary The book "investigated and documented the roles played by physicians, hospital administrators and corporate executives in a ten-year scheme to defraud Medicare and private insurers of tens of millions of dollars by performing unnecessary invasive tests and heart surgery" on patients.
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Pages 305
Keywords medicine; hospitals; health care; health; Medicaid; surgery; fraud; Tenet Healthcare; federal investigation; Redding Medical Center;
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