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2:56 pm, December 22, 2014

HHS News

Fri Apr 11th, 2014

Cristina Boccuti, Senior Associate, Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicare made millionaires out of a small group of doctors in 2012. A politically- connected Florida ophthalmologist got nearly $21 million in reimbursements. The data comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It released information on more than 880,000 health care providers, but the American Medical Association says the data dump will do more harm than good. Cristina Boccuti, senior associate on Medicare policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the database and how someone can use, or misuse, it.

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