NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) A report by government investigators that says Medicare is paying too much for ambulance service due to outdated billing codes that are vulnerable to fraud examined; examples given of overcharging from an unpublished draft report. [Senator Tom HARKIN - tells of the horrendous abuses by ambulance companies; cites fraud cases.]
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