Health care fraud costs the country over $80 billion a year according to the FBI. While the majority of healthcare providers are honest, some purposely abuse the healthcare system for financial gain.
The amount of healthcare waste totaled $765 billion and 30% of the $2.5 trillion spent on healthcare delivery in 2009. The Institute of Medicine categorized waste into six general categories, from excessive administrative costs to unnecessary services.
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