Fred Schulte

Senior Reporter  The Center for Public Integrity

Schulte is a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, most recently in 2007 for a series on Baltimore’s arcane ground rent system. Schulte’s other Pulitzer-nominated projects exposed excessive heart surgery death rates in veterans’ hospitals, substandard care by health insurance plans treating low-income people and the hidden dangers of cosmetic surgery in medical offices. He spent much of his career at the Baltimore Sun and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Schulte has received the George Polk Award, two Investigative Reporters and Editors awards, three Gerald Loeb Awards for business writing and two Worth Bingham Prizes for investigative reporting. The University of Virginia graduate is also the author of Fleeced!, an exposé of telemarketing scams.

Grassley to Attorney General Lynch: crack down on Medicare Advantage overbilling

By Fred Schulte

How Medicare Advantage investors made billions off loose government lips

By Fred Schulte

More whistleblowers allege health plan overcharges

By Fred Schulte

Feds claim Obamacare taking a toll on government transparency

By Fred Schulte

Feds were advised of Medicare Advantage overcharges years ago

By Fred Schulte

Obamacare challenged in Supreme Court, but the states did it first

By Fred Schulte

Humana facing new federal scrutiny over private Medicare plans

By Fred Schulte

Fraud case puts spotlight on Medicare Advantage plans

By Fred Schulte

Obama administration budget proposes cuts for Medicare Advantage

By Fred Schulte

States continue war over Obamacare

By Fred Schulte

More scrutiny coming for Medicare Advantage, Obamacare

By Fred Schulte

Another whistleblower suit alleges Medicare Advantage fraud

By Fred Schulte

GAO takes on Medicare Advantage spending

By Fred Schulte

A call for more scrutiny of private Medicare Advantage plans

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage patients find themselves in regulatory limbo

By Fred Schulte

How Medicare Advantage plans code for cash

By Fred Schulte

Feds seek new authority to recoup Medicare Advantage overcharges

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage plans require more scrutiny

By Fred Schulte

Home is where the money is for Medicare Advantage plans

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage lobbying machine steamrolls Congress

By Fred Schulte

Health insurers have their way with regulators

By Fred Schulte

New audits may recover missing millions — or not

By Fred Schulte

Medicare Advantage made simple: a glossary

By Fred Schulte

Why Medicare Advantage costs taxpayers billions more than it should

By Fred Schulte, David Donald and Erin Durkin

Whistleblower suit says health plan cheated government out of more than $1 billion

By Fred Schulte

Explaining Medicare Advantage, and why it matters to you

By Fred Schulte and Sarah Whitmire

Center sues in an effort to make Medicare Advantage files public

By Fred Schulte

Feds investigating allegations that Humana Inc. overcharged Medicare Advantage program

By Fred Schulte

Feds propose shakeup for emergency room billing

By Fred Schulte

Advocates for nursing home reform push back against proposed health watchdog cuts

By Fred Schulte

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