The Political Debate Over Health Reform And Florida , “The Health Care Fraud Capital Of The World”

LeMieux.jpgAccording to Senator LeMieux of Florida, Florida is the health care fraud capital of the world and instead of reforming health care, the government should be focusing on fixing the current system, particularly targeting fraud waste and abuse.
Meanwhile, federal authorities are using South Florida as the testing site for the health care fraud initiatives given the prevalence of health care fraud in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Obama administration has asked for $300 million to combat health care fraud in 2010.
To view his speech on the Senate floor in this video.
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