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Budget Cuts Likely To Undermine Medicare Anti-Fraud Efforts

Center For Public Integrity: Medicare Fraud Outrunning Enforcement Efforts
Citing massive budget and staff cuts, federal officials are set to scale back or drop a host of investigations into Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse—even though cracking down on government waste and cutting health care costs have been top priorities for the Obama administration (Schulte, 7/1).

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