Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

ABC Nightline sends an 82-year-old grandmother undercover to expose Medicare fraud in McAllen, Texas.

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Newspaper, Television

"Undercover Grandma Catches Medicare Fraud on Tape" - Megan Chuchmach and Brian Ross - ABC News


"In the wake of an ABC News undercover investigation, federal authorities in Texas are investigating how an active 82-year-old grandmother was diagnosed as homebound, with a range of ailments that she did not have, including Type 2 diabetes, opening the door to potentially tens of thousands of dollars in Medicare payments for home health care, supplies and equipment she did not need."