Medicare Fraud

Subcommittee members heard testimony regarding fraud in the Medicare program from members of Congress, the FBI, GAO and Medicare Financing… read more

Subcommittee members heard testimony regarding fraud in the Medicare program from members of Congress, the FBI, GAO and Medicare Financing Administration. Sen. Harkin advocates a hotline number that would appear on Medicare checks that would cut down on waste abuse within the Medicare bureaucracy. About $23 billion per year is paid out by Medicare because of fraud, waste and mistakes. close

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Medicare Fraud

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Program ID:
87239-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 27, 1997
Last Aired:
Jun 29, 1997

Airing Details

  • Jun 27, 1997 | 12:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 28, 1997 | 3:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 1997 | 10:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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