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Doctor Agrees to Pay $300,000 to Settle Medical Fraud
SPOKANE  (AP) — A Spokane cardiologist has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a federal lawsuit alleging he overbilled Medicaid and Medicare for tests he did not perform on developmentally disabled patients.
Dr. Romeo Pavlic has been practicing in the Spokane area since 1980...
“Donut Hole” Left Thousands Of Seniors Paying
In 2010, as part of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) helped lead the successful fight to end the Medicare Part D prescription drug “donut hole” which left thousands of Washington state seniors paying the total cost of their prescription drugs…