Medicare Working To Fix Rule That Paid For Drugs Even After Patients Were Dead

October 31, 2014 7:11 AM

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Medicare Working To Fix Rule That Paid For Drugs Even After Patients Were Dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead.

The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look.

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