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Medicaid Fraud: 20 Arrested Thursday In D.C. | Friday Fraud

February 21, 2014

As states continue to struggle with implementing the Medicaid expansion called for under the president’s 2010 health care reform bill – sometimes known as Obamacare – the federal government yesterday carried out “the largest health-care fraud takedown in the history of the District of Columbia.”

Putin’ Russia’s Olympic Spending in Perspective

February 7, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have their place in history already secured: They are the most expensive games in the history of mankind, costing more than the 21 previous Winter Olympics combined.

HHS Attempts To Tackle Medicare Fraud | Friday Fraud

January 31, 2014

Last week in our inaugural “Friday Fraud” post we took a look at the top five things readers needed to know about federal government improper payments. In that post, we noted Medicare and Medicaid lose about $60 billion annually to improper payments.

Improper Payments: The Top 5 | Friday Fraud

January 24, 2014

Today we’re starting a new feature here at the Bankrupting America blog: “Friday Fraud” where we’ll highlight money local, state and federal government lose as a result of, well, fraud and other mismanagement.