[Article] Full-text Friday - 'Medicare Scammers Steal $60 Billion a Year. This Man is Hunting Them'
If you're wondering why healthcare costs in the United States are so astronomically and absurdly high, look no further than at insurance fraud! (Well, actually, you should look further - there's a lot more to it than insurance fraud driving up costs. But that's probably a different article for a different day)
Today we go back to the well of wired.com, in a piece about John Minninno, a lawyer-turned-data-scientist who applies statistical techniques to isolate and expose medicare scammers, and hopefully, lessen the amount of fraud which impacts each and every taxpaying citizen.