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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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"… r general’s office. “They don’t see it as a crime.” AMA president Jeremy A. Lazarus agreed that doctors have shifted toward billing higher priced codes. But t …"