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Crime / Medicare Fraud #184861

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 24, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington and East Orange, New Jersey: John Martin) Joint operation by the federal government and the AARP to fight Medicare fraud featured; details given of the "Who Pays You Pay" campaign to encourage Medicare patients to check their records for fraud. [Senior Charles KELSTEN - outlines a suspicious instance that turned out to be Medicare fraud.] The AMA's criticism of the government's crime fighting tactics noted. [Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey FREED, AARP president Joe PERKINS - offer differing opinions on the doctor- patient-government bond.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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