Maimi Herald Reporter Wins Award for Medicare Fraud Exposé

The Miami Herald received 17 Sunshine State Awards Saturday, including top honors for coverage of deadly storms in Haiti, Medicare scandals, failed transit projects and rogue mortgage brokers.
The South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists awarded The Herald nine first-place honors among large newspapers, including two of the organization’s most coveted citations.
Special congratulations go out to Herald reporter Jay Weaver, who won the Sunshine State Award in the category of Medical/Health Care/Science Reporting for his exposé: ”South Florida’s Medicare Racket,” detailing massive fraud among recipients of Medicare dollars.