ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 1981
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(Studio) Abuses in Medicaid reported
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) Joint Senate committee investigation of Medicaid reported Surveillance tapes made in Bakersfield, California, shown. Dr. reported prescribing drugs under Medicaid for resale to pushers. Richard Kones testimony shown. Kones said convicted of fraud. [Voice of Senator John HEINZ - questions Kones re: fraud.] Senator Robert Dole remarks noted. [KONES - says system is easy to evade.] Small number of convictions for abuse, based on Health and Human Services charges, noted.
REPORTER: Bill Greenwood
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