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onethatcares Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-11 05:30 PM
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19. one patient with 324 admissions in five years equals fraud
jeez, I'm a carpenter and can see that from a mile away. It's like having your car stolen every third day and the insurance company paying for a new one each time.

For some reason, I believe that patient is on Medicare or Medicaid.

But those are just my opinions.
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