Forty eight charged in Medicaid fraud probe

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four dozen people were charged on Tuesday with cheating the government-run Medicaid health insurance plan for the poor out of millions of dollars through a scheme to resell expensive HIV medications and other drugs that program recipients had received at heavy discounts. Medicaid recipients, some of them AIDS patients, would fill their prescriptions at little or no cost monthly and sell the drugs for cash to aggregators, according to documents unsealed in Manhattan federal court. …
Sexual Health News Headlines – Yahoo! News