Investigators warn of Medicaid fraud and home care abuse

CBS – Baby boomers are expected to need more in-home care as they age, but federal investigators are now raising an alarm over what they call persistent fraud and abuse in Medicaid-funded personal care services.Investigators from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General are once again criticizing Medicaid for not cracking down in this area, saying the government needs better regulations to prevent patient neglect and fraud cases. Estimates of questionable billing since 2012 total more than $600 million, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner.

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