Comments on: Republican governors want control of Medicaid http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2011/08/31/republican-governors-want-control-of-medicaid/ Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: klhoughton http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2011/08/31/republican-governors-want-control-of-medicaid/comment-page-1/#comment-454 Mon, 19 Sep 2011 13:55:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=3481#comment-454 “Unfortunately they are finding and recovering only a tiny amount of fraud — given that total U.S. expenditures are $793 billion, the $4 billion of fraud they have uncovered is about one half a percent of the programs costs.”

There is nothing “unfortunate” about that if the level of fraud is comparable. Haven’t exactly heard anything about the states who “[love their] constituents” doing any better at finding fraud.

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