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Medicare Fraud: How Many Dead Doctors Does it Take to Prescribe $90 Million in Medical Equipment for Medicare Patients?
Date:7/18/2008

The Health Insurance Advocate Cary Hall interviews Cato Institute's Michael Cannon to specify why Medicare is not the model to use for National Health Care

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 18, 2008 -- While some politicians are pointing to Medicare as proof that a national health care plan can work in the United States, Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, wholeheartedly disagrees.

Cannon joins Cary Hall, this Saturday, July 20, on The Health Insurance Advocate Show (HIA Network) to discuss the fallacy that Medicare can be used as a model for future national health care plans in the US.

Listeners are invited to join The Health Insurance Advocate Show, Saturday, July 19, at 12 p.m. CST to learn about what Cannon foresees for seniors with Medicare as the system faces potential change.

Important questions covered in this week's show:

  • What happens when Medicare sets medical service costs too high or too low?
  • Exactly how do they arrive at their "allowable rates and charges"?
  • If reimbursements are c
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