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Declare war on Medicare fraud, not seniors – 07/06/11

As Congress is currently arguing over the debt ceiling and the federal budget, one issue of focus will be the $500 billion spent each year on Medicare.  Medicare is second to only Social Security in its share of the federal budget.  Former Senator John Breaux wisely argues that Congress needs to focus on reducing the level of fraud in the system as opposed to reducing the benefits for the seniors who have paid into the system their entire lives.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/169945-declare-war-on-medicare-fraud-not-seniors

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