ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) ABC News investigation into a nationwide case of medical insurance fraud featured; details given of scheme to lure customers to shopping center clinics for exams after which symptoms and diagnoses were made up to justify billing insurance companies for unnecessary tests. [Aetna Insurance Company James GARCIA - comments.] David and Michael Smushkevich said running hundreds of these phony clinics. [US Postal Inspection Service David SMITH - comments.] Impact of false clinic records on the lives of the patients cited. [Chiropractor Craig KIOSHAN, Pentagon Inspector General's Office William LANDRETH - comment.] FBI report on fraud in the insurance industry noted. (Artist: Bill Lignante)
(Studio: Carole Simpson) Impact of this kind of fraud on insurance premium rates mentioned.
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