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Fraud is all of our business

August 10, 2009
By BARBARA E. RILEY, Agency on Aging

Health care fraud causes consumers major financial problems. The most recent estimate is that consumers lose more than $10 billion each year to health care fraud, but it is not just about losing money - lives are at stake. Health care fraud can make you sick or hurt you. From unsafe drugs sold on the Internet as a "cure" for cancer, to wheelchair offers that try to bilk consumers out of millions of dollars for unneeded equipment, health care fraud is everyone's concern.

 
 

 

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