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Oilwellian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-26-07 09:59 PM
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47. Here's a link to the NYT article mentioned in my above post
It appears Shannon Ross died less than a month after she signed the subpoenas.

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More than a dozen medical-supply companies recently received federal subpoenas in what appears to be a wide-ranging investigation into the way suppliers market products to clinics, hospitals and nursing homes that serve Medicare and Medicaid patients, and whether those institutions properly account for the purchases.

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Some of the other big companies to be served with subpoenas are the drug makers Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Genentech; the G.E. Healthcare medical equipment unit of General Electric, and Cardinal Health, a big manufacturer and distributor of drugs and medical supplies.

Based on the federal codes cited in a copy of one of the subpoenas, investigators are seeking evidence of health care fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, theft or bribery involving programs receiving federal funds, obstruction of investigations and other possible violations. The subpoena was signed by Shannon Ross, criminal chief of the United States attorney's office in Dallas.

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?sec=health&r...
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