Monday, September 21, 2009

Random thoughts on Medicare - Part I

One of the common threads running through the various health care reform proposals is the elimination of "fraud and waste" in the Medicare system. This raises an interesting question: How come the "fraud and waste" hasn't been identified and eliminated before?

There's no question that there's fraud and waste in the can't run a system that large without some creeping in. But either the people currently charged with that task are: A.) incompetent or B.) they're going their job, but there's not enough of them. In either case, it's a management issue. Tell me how things are going to change...
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