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Medicaid Fraud / Senate Investigation #247717

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 30, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Frank Moss, head of Senate committee investigating Medicaid fraud, says Department of Health, Education and Welfare hasn't tried to stop abuses. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary David Mathews says Moss is grand-standing.

(DC) (Senate subcommittee film shown.) Experiences of Senator investigators posing as Medicaid patients related. [Senator Frank MOSS - says if one isn't sick he'll be told he is and if he is he won't be helped.] Others testify on similar experiences. [Policeman James ROBERTS, JR. - relates doctors' advice with regard to foot ailment.] Methods of abuse cited; committee says worst is in NYC. Poor aren't getting care cntry.'s paying for.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Schakne, Robert

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