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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… man of a federal commission that recommends Medicare payment strategies to Congress, called the Center’s findings “clearly significant,” and said they i …"

"… th the payment scales that they recommended junking them. Two years later, Congress passed Medicare reform legislation that called for studies to consider alt …"

Party machines, lobbyists and special interests: Part one

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2000 — It is no surprise and nothing new in the land of the spin and the home of the sound bite that each and every can

Excerpts from this story referencing "Politics":

"… m the casino and gambling industry, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. That amount makes candidate McCain the number two recipient of money from …"

"… it reduction), and serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the Institute of Politics of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.Up until …"

Center's 'State Integrity Investigation' selected as a finalist for the Goldsmith prize

By The Center for Public Integrity

Center's 'State Integrity Investigation' selected as a finalist for the prestigious Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.