Nursing Home Chain Accused of Overbilling for Excess Care

May 9, 2013

Every year, Americans spend hundreds of billions of dollars on unnecessary medical tests and treatments.  Often times, that care goes to the elderly and all taxpayers end up paying for it through Medicare. CBS News has been investigating Life Care Centers of America, one of the largest nursing home chains in the country, for allegedly over-billing Medicare for unnecessary patient rehab.  Click here to watch this investigative report by CBS reporter Jeff Glore.