Low Scores for Government Efforts to Clean Up Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
By Gordon Schnell
The Government Accountability Office (GAO), the nonpartisan investigative arm of Congress, just issued a relatively unflattering report
on the government's internal efforts to clean up Medicare and Medicaid fraud. According to the report, the government makes more than $60 billion in improper Medicare and Medicaid payments every year because of fraud, waste and abuse of the system. This comes...