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Whistleblower calls IG report clearing VA of deaths a 'whitewash' or cover up

By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 06:00 PM

Whistleblower calls IG report clearing VA of deaths a 'whitewash' or cover up

Attempts by the inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs to absolve the agency of blame in patient deaths are either a whitewash or a cover up, the whistleblower who first revealed falsified appointment lists in Phoenix said in written testimony released Tuesday.
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Medicare's right hand doesn't know what its left hand pays for cancer drugs

Medicare's right hand doesn't know what its left hand pays for cancer drugs

By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 05:00 AM

Officials in charge of Medicare Part B paid $132.9 million in dispensing and supplying fees for drugs and equipment used in certain cancer treatments, according to the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson.
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Officials' kin on public housing dole

Officials' kin on public housing dole

By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 05:00 AM

A Michigan public housing commission is shot through with conflicts of interests, including two top officials with family members benefiting from the federal program, according to a government watchdog.
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