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Senate Panel Hears of Health Insurers' Wrongs; Republicans: Fed Shielded Facts of Merrill Sale; 53 Indicted in Medicare Fraud Sting

POSTED: 09:50 AM ET, 06/25/2009 by Sarah Fitzpatrick

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Senate Panel Hears of Health Insurers' Wrongs Washington Post
Health insurers have forced consumers to pay billions of dollars in medical bills that the insurers themselves should have paid, according to a report released yesterday by the staff of the Senate Commerce Committee.

Republicans: Fed Shielded Facts of Merrill Sale Washington Post
The Federal Reserve tried to keep other federal regulators out of the loop while pushing Bank of America to follow through on its deal to buy the crippled investment bank Merrill Lynch late last fall, according to Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

53 Indicted in Medicare Fraud Sting Washington Post
The Justice Department unsealed criminal indictments against 53 people for allegedly bilking the Medicare system, the latest step in a wide-ranging effort to prevent fraud that costs the federally funded health program billions of dollars each year.

Cuomo's Money Manager Got Funds Linked to Scandal Bloomberg
EnTrust Capital Inc., a hedge fund firm that's handled New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's personal and campaign money, received state pension funds to invest from a company he has identified as paying possible illegal kickbacks.

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