I-Team: Problem Doctors Prescribe, Medicare Still Pays | NBC New York

I-Team: Problem Doctors Prescribe, Medicare Still Pays

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    Charles Ornstein, an investigative health reporter at ProPublica, has compiled a searchable database of prescriptions written under Medicare Part D. As he analyzed the data, he found flagrant examples of doctors who had been severely disciplined by states, and yet the federal program continued to fund their prescription writing. Chris Glorioso reports.