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Medicare/Medicad cost awareness leads to savings

I suggest sending a copy of the Medicare/Medicaid bill to each recipient, either monthly or per incident. The benefits are in three areas:

- greater support for the program because recipients would be aware of their benefits

- cost containment: recipients are more likely to manage costs, avoid unnecessary and costly procedures and react to overcharges and outright fraud if they are aware of the ongoing expenses

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