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In case you didn't understand the first time: Social Security is not an “entitlement” program

Marti Oakley

Reposted from 2011….and here we are again with another administration that will refuse to deal with the real issues with medicare and social security….the absolute fraud that is perpetrated by the medical, pharmaceuticals and elder services industries costing medicare 20-60 billion annually.

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Medicare fraud bust in Illinois leads to 6 and ½ year sentence

The biggest problem facing Medicare fraud might be the arrogance of people who get away with bad acts for too long. Meanwhile, with the cooperation of law enforcement agencies using technology and skill, fraud schemes are frequently shut down and bad actors are prosecuted. 641 more words

Healthcare The The Law

Seven Years to Prepare and the GOP Still Has No Obamacare Replacement

The chickens have come home to roost for the Obamacare-hating Republicans.  Since 2010 they have run on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They voted scores of times to do so always comfortable in the knowledge that Obama himself would veto any such bill and they would not have to come up with a replacement. 838 more words


Victims Seek Payments As ‘Dr. Death’ Declares Innocence

Victims Seek Payments As ‘Dr. Death’ Declares Innocence

Victims of “Dr. Death” had until this week to submit receipts for unnecessary chemotherapy, medical bills for liver damage and funeral expenses for their loved ones. 249 more words

Miami Businesswoman Pleads Guilty To Medicare Fraud

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A Miami woman who ran a health care service, and was honored for her work in the health care field, faces up to five years in prison for defrauding Medicare out of millions of dollars. 128 more words


Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged In Kickback Scheme

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Ten owners of assisted-living facilities in Miami-Dade County have been indicted on charges that they received kickbacks for referring residents to a pharmacy for medications and durable medical equipment. 162 more words


Former Iowa psychiatrist pleads guilty to health care fraud

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — A Grinnell, Iowa physician has pleaded guilty in federal court on two counts of health care fraud, says U.S. Attorney Kevin VanderSchel . 76 more words