Billing Medicare for cosmetic surgery

May 31, 2013 - 02:10 PM
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Eaton interview May 30, 2013

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) -- and other critics of billing Medicare for certain cosmetic surgeries -- think people are gaming the system and that the federal government lets it happen. Case in point: Plastic surgeons charge the government millions for eyelid lifts each year.

Joe Eaton, reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, discussed the issue with Capital Insider.

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