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McCollum soft on Medicare fraud?



In Congress, Bill McCollum filed a bill that would have protected pharmaceutical companies accused of Medicare and Medicaid fraud. One company under investigation later tapped McCollum as its lobbyist, and paid his firm $60,000.

Now McCollum is running for attorney general, where he will be asked to prosecute fraud cases under the very laws he tried to change in Congress, against companies like the one he used to work for. More here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:36am]


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