Cut waste & fraud, not Medicare

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June 21, 2011
In These Times
by Terry J. Allen  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Up to 30 percent of U.S. health care expenditures are wasteful, Medicare’s chief actuary estimates, and Medicare could trim up to $150 billion from its $500 billion 2010 tab without harming care. Here are some low-hanging billions in waste and fraud and poor practices. Punish Pharma Phraud ... Kill Pay to Delay ... Don’t Dope for Dementia ..." [editor's note: Actually she has the right priorities, but after waste & fraud (and wars, corporate welfare, bailouts ...), Medicare should also be on the chopping block - SAT] (06/21/11)  

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