News & Public Affairs10/05/11 Janelle Irwin
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The Florida Public Interest Research Group, or PIRG, released a report that outs many healthcare companies for their fraudulent business practices. A group of advocates protested in front of WellCare in Tampa because they were recently sued by the state.
WellCare is a private company that manages state-funded healthcare. But they aren’t the only game in town. Florida is seeking a waiver that would completely privatize Medicaid...Be the first to comment
10/05/10 Kimberly Vlach
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
The attorney representing the main whistleblower in the Federal civil lawsuit against WellCare Health Plans has filed a petition with the Florida Supreme Court, asking to bar Attorney General Bill McCollum from making any decisions on the proposed $137.5 million settlement. Why? They say McCollum failed to investigate more than $400 million in fraud against Florida’s Medicaid program due to a "conflict of interest."
"We’d sit in this room and think about the leadership’s bonuses…a...Be the first to comment