Michael Horowitz: Prison bureau pays premium price for medical care
June 29, 2016 9:56 am
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Michael Horowitz, inspector general, Justice Department
Medicare payment rates are supposed to set the medical payment rates for all federal agencies. They do, with one notable exception, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a part of the Justice Department. The Justice Inspector General found that the bureau actually pays a premium to its outside medical providers. Justice IG Michael Horowitz tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how that can be fixed.
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