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Medicare hemorrhages billions of dollars every year due to fraud. Older Americans should know that these crooks lurk not only in doctors’ offices, hospitals, and clinics, but they also prowl in places that one might not expect. A leader in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Health Care Fraud Unit singled out five surprising places fraudsters operate. Read a story from AARP to learn where. Contact your local SMP if you suspect Medicare fraud, errors, or abuse.




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