KARE 11 Investigates: “A Pattern of Denial”

Number 28227
Subject Veterans
Source KARE-TV (Golden Valley, Minn.)
Year 2018
Publication Date December 25, 2018
Summary KARE 11’s two-year investigation exposed a systemic nationwide pattern of veterans having their emergency medical bills improperly denied and often turned over to collection agencies. VA whistleblowers revealed to KARE that government quotas for processing claims – and a computer system that made it easier to deny claims than to approve them – were to blame for many denials. The improper denials could total billions of dollars.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords KARE 11, veterans, medical bills, collection agencies, whistleblowers, government, denials
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