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Accountable Care Organizations Caught Defrauding Medicare by $2.20 BIllion!

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have been established and are operational. Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, and United Healthcare specifically already have theirs set up. Unfortunately, these same companies have been caught by the U.S. federal government defrauding Medicare on purpose by a whopping $2,208,408,879 billion.
—————————————————————————————————————————————– Blue Cross Blue Shield
Actual Fraud Amount:  $522,180,879  (Source 1,2,3,4,17
Settlements:                    $302,100,000  (Source: 5,6,7,8, 9, 17, 18)

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Cigna
Actual Fraud Amount:  $74,500,000
Settlements:                          $58,000,000  (Source 16)
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Humana
Actual Fraud Amount:   $311,800,000
Settlements:                     $155,500,000  (Source: 10,11,12,13)
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United Healthcare
Actual Fraud Amount:    $1,300,000,000  (Source 14)
Settlements:                       $97,500,000       (Source 15, 16)
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