Health Care Breaking News: Budget Cuts Likely To Undermine Medicare Anti-Fraud Efforts

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Health Care Breaking News: Budget Cuts Likely To Undermine Medicare Anti-Fraud Efforts

by Wochit 1:00 mins

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 About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala, the chief information officer at "Cover Oregon,", is confident the state's new online insurance exchange will be able to accommodate them when enrollment under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform begins on October 1. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid eligibility under the healthcare law known as Obamacare, his office said on Friday, in an apparent reversal of position for the presumed 2016 Republican presidential hopeful.

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