Medicaid fraud http://www.kplu.org en Powerful lobby opposes tool to fight Medicaid fraud http://www.kplu.org/post/powerful-lobby-opposes-tool-fight-medicaid-fraud <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Washington is likely losing tens of millions of dollars a year in Medicaid fraud. Two state senators &ndash; a Democrat and a Republican &ndash; want to recover more of that money.</p><p>They want to allow Medicaid fraud whistleblowers to file their own lawsuits and collect a monetary reward. But their crusade has run afoul of doctors, hospitals and drug makers.</p><p> Sat, 03 Sep 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2534 at http://www.kplu.org