How doctors and hospitals have collected billions in questionable Medicare fees

By Fred Schulte and David Donald

Center investigation suggests cost from upcoding and other abuses likely tops $11 billion.

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"… problem,” said Dr. Mark McClellan, who directs the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington. McClellan, a forme …"

"… icious. It’s a fact a life,” he said. However, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services inspector general in a May report stated that payments …"