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Cutting Health Care Waste Takes a Team

Patients can make our health care system more affordable

En español l Fraud and waste are the Bonnie and Clyde of American health care, robbing the system of money that would be far better spent making sick people well. Although fraud is the flashy attention-getter, it is waste layered throughout the system that is making off with the most money.
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MEDICARE SCAMS: We take a close look at Planned Eldercare, a company that engaged in fraud to the tune of roughly $5 million, and the agents and victims who helped apprehend them.

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