94 people accused of 251 million in medicare fraud, 34 arrested in raids

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    Thank you President Obama!

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    It's a shame such standards are not applied to our own government.

    Just sayin'.
     
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    Yes, anti-fraud standards across the board should have begun a long time ago. Perhaps we would have been able to sweep up messes Republicans also made a lot sooner.
     
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    Just another reason to end these programs. It's really shitty that people do this and what sucks more is I'd bet there are thousands more. I would like to add, and this is not to trash Obama but, finding these people and the claim of 250million is great but it's like a drop in the bucket being they want to save like 90billion to help pay for Obamacare. I do mean it in a nice way, it's great to catch these guys but I'd be willing to bet that most of them were the "bigger fish" that they could find and as smaller claims of fraud are out there in the thousands it would be near impossible to catch even most of them. I'd also like to see what the cost was to catch these people was, Government has a way of spending 100million to catch people that cause 50million in crimes. In this case maybe they saved more than it cost to stop them but as I said before I doubt they will find 250million to pin on 100 people, meaning a lot more money to follow up on 200 people, 700 people or 5,000 people.

    Ending the program slowly would seem like the best option IMO.

    Now to attack Obama being people want to give him credit… I’d bet you will find well over a billion (easy) wasted on his stimulus given out to fraud. I’d guess if we had a trail of the money we could find 10’s of billion of the stimulus wasted to fraud. Another program that should have never started, bailouts/stimulus…
     
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    Im so glad we have real crime being gone after
     
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    What no kudos for stopping crime that saves us MILLIONS?
     
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    Absolutely! End the program because someone got caught scamming the system! Fuck the old! Fuck 'em and let them die on their own dime.

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