Audit Uncovers Rampant Fraud In Federal Program

Posted on November 24, 2012

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Duh, ya think????  But who cares just as long as we get our 99 weeks of unemployment and free Obama phones, right?

Washington D.C. (Bob Unruh-World New Daily) – A federal audit of one part of the Medicaid system has uncovered hundreds of millions of dollars in suspected fraud, including payments to caregivers to provide home-care services to the disabled even when they are hospitalized or in nursing homes.

“It would seem inconceivable – even for today’s bloated government – if it wasn’t laid out in a report … by the offending agency’s inspector general,” noted Judicial Watch, which reported on the systemic failure.

Judicial Watch said the issue centers on personal care services provided by the federal and state-funded health insurance Medicaid, which have been provided to the disabled since the Supreme Court ruled in the 1990s that such care is a civil right.

“The idea is to allow the sick, disabled and those with chronic or temporary conditions [to] stay home and, in turn, avoid sticking Uncle Sam with a hefty hospitalization bill,” Judicial Watch said.

Read more:     http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/surprise-audit-uncovers-rampant-fraud-in-fed-program/?cat_orig=us

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