Posts Tagged ‘Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’


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A Hit Show for Waste, Fraud, and Abuse


Monday December 15th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:46am PST   •   0 Comments

Seldom does government waste, fraud, and abuse emerge in the kind of three-legged race Americans recently witnessed on C-SPAN as Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber teamed with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services boss Marilyn Tavenner to enlighten congressional watchdogs on the subtleties of Obamacare. In riveting testimony, Gruber confirmed that Obamacare was sold on…
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Medicare Fraud: $48 Billion at a Minimum


Thursday March 3rd, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 5:08pm PST   •   1 Comment

In an article in Politico, Brett Coughlin reports that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) estimates that at least 10% of all Medicare payments (a minimum of $48 billion) are fraudulent and that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are unable even to identify an estimate of the degree of improper payments….
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Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey: Cut Federal Spending by Scrapping Federal Programs


Thursday January 20th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 10:13pm PST   •   0 Comments

In a January 19th article in the Wall Street Journal, “What Congress Should Cut,” former U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Armey and FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe propose abolishing “the Departments of Commerce and Housing and Urban Development, end farm subsidies, and end urban mass transit grants, for starters.” The primary economic challenge today is…
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