A Doctor Takes His Cut

| February 16, 2009

Medicare frauds are nothing new and I can't say I am too surprised about this one featured on "American Greed" on CNBC. A Mohs surgeon in Sarasota, FL milked millions out of Medicare for thousands of "skin cancer" surgeries.  During the investigation experts claimed nearly 2000 slides prepared by this physician were "unreadable". 

Check out CNBC.com for an overview on the story and American Greed Episode #21 for the full version.

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Category: Current Affairs, General Healthcare News, Government, Standards and Guidelines

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