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Organized Crime’s New Target

Organized crime is hitting Medicare and Medicaid for billions of dollars. Medicare and Medicaid are having enough trouble running, and then you add in large amounts of theft and fraud it’s going to cause more problems. The scams are not for small amounts of money, but for millions of dollars.

I find it hard to believe that Medicare and Medicaid are new targets, especially if the cons are adding up to millions and billions of dollars. Is it just that those running the programs haven’t paid enough attention or haven’t cared enough to catch the problems? Or have we just realized that people can be dishonest and we need to check up on them, especially when money is involved?

American health care is in trouble and it seems like the trouble is growing.

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