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Judge Orders 17-Year Prison Sentence In Drug Fraud

Babubhai “Bob” Patel was accused of billing insurers for expensive prescriptions he never intended to give to customers

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

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Gynecologist Gets 5 Years For Role In $5.4M Medicare Fraud Scheme

“This doctor exposed patients to electrical currents for neurological testing solely to generate money for himself at the expense of the Medicare program,” U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

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Michigan Matters: Stabenow & Hoekstra

Sen. Debbie Stabenow and former Congressman Pete Hoekstra, who is trying to stop her in her third bid for U.S. Senate, have been doing a lot of talking on the campaign trail as they criss-cross the state.

CBS 62–10/26/2012

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HAP Offers ‘Medicare 101′ Online Videos

Medicare is a complex subject, but Health Alliance Plan has found an imaginative way to explain it. A series of four short (three to four minute) “Medicare in Minutes” videos provide easy-to-understand information to consumers and Medicare beneficiaries in a compelling whiteboard style format.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

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Priority Health Expands Medicare Offerings

Priority Health is furthering its commitment to providing quality health care in Michigan by expanding the counties it serves, the number of providers in its networks and health plans it offers. This year alone, Priority Health Medicare added a new health plan, more than 5,000 new providers and seven new counties to its already expansive network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2012

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Troy Couple Plead Guilty In $13.4M Medicare Fraud

Federal prosecutors say a Troy couple who ran clinics that claimed to specialize in treating HIV have pleaded guilty to participating in a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

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Opinion: Romney Clearly Won The Debate – Again

The debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.

10/17/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

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Opinion: In Tonight’s Debate Mitt Romney’s Lies Will Catch Up With Him

Romney so misrepresented his record in Denver that it will be hard for the former Massachusetts Governor to walk it back tonight because Romney will be lying about his record to a room full of voters.

10/16/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum Romney/Obama: Exchange Barbs Over Obamacare Vs. Romneycare

Obamacare and Romneycare are so associated with President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney that each took time to field a question about their namesake plan and health care in the CBS Local Presidential Forum.

10/16/2012

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