HHS Hiding Info On $8.3B Medicare Bonus Program, GOP Says

Law360, Washington (August 10, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT) -- GOP House committee leaders accused the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday of concealing information about an $8.3 billion program they claim will devastate the Medicare Advantage system, saying they still know little about why the controversial new program was created.

In a letter sent to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius by committee chair Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., the committee asked for additional documents, emails and other communication from HHS to probe the...
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