Capsules: Study: States, Feds Recover Billions In Medicaid Drug Fraud Settlements; Not Your Typical Presidential Debate Forum For Obama, Romney

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Mary Agnes Carey reports on states and the federal government recovering funds from Medicaid drug fraud settlements: "Eager for revenues, states are settling more cases than ever — and at record amounts — with drug makers accused of defrauding Medicaid programs, according to a new analysis from the consumer group Public Citizen" (Carey, 9/27).

Also on the blog, Peggy Girshman writes about two essays currently appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine: "There's nothing unusual about the way The New England Journal of Medicine displays the 'Perspective' section this week: In dueling columns, under an original article on a 'novel androgen-receptor blocker' for prostate cancer. But the authors of two of the perspectives are far from typical: B. Obama and M. Romney" (Girshman, 9/27). Check out what else is on the blog.

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