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US charges 91 in wave of health fraud cases

US authorities have charged 91 people over some $295 million in alleged fraud schemes related to Medicare, the government-run health program for seniors, the Justice Department said.

Sep 08, 2011
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Inspector highlights psych drug use among elderly

(AP) -- Government inspectors will tell lawmakers Wednesday that the Medicare health plan needs to do more to stop doctors from prescribing powerful psychiatric drugs to nursing home patients with dementia, an unapproved ...

Nov 30, 2011
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