A recent conviction won in federal court in Abingdon against a rescue squad president shows the value in stopping Medicare fraud.
It’s easy to work up a good head of steam directed at slovenly Americans who think they are entitled to share in hard workers’ wealth. Especially despicable are those who take advantage of the system.
Our blood boils when we read that a Medicare patient on the way to dialysis treatment has a Saltville Rescue Squad ambulance pull over in order to run into Hardees for a ham biscuit. Our scorn finds an easy landing place, though it’s way off target.
The little guy isn’t bilking Medicare of billions of dollars each year; the professionals are.