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Senate Proceeding 12-08-09 on Dec 8th, 2009 :: 4:33:00 to 4:34:20
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Amy Klobuchar

4:32:39 to 4:33:00( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: needs to deter, detect and punish health care fraud. the finance and "help" committee as well as leadership have worked long and hard to find ways to fight fraud and bend the cost curve down and they have done a great but there's more work to be done. that's why senator

Amy Klobuchar

4:33:00 to 4:34:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar

4:33:01 to 4:33:22( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: i and enforced 2792. ms. klobuchar: what i like about this amendment is that it will increase our protection of help for americans in the -- we decided that people shouldn't be thrown off of health insurance by preexisting condition. the way that we make sure that

Amy Klobuchar

4:33:23 to 4:33:44( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: the funds are there to help peep sl by doing things like increasing the tools that we need to prosecute these kinds of cases. these criminals scheme the system to rob the american taxpayers of money that should be used to provide health care to those that need it most. we must put a stop to this and we are doing with this amendment. it provides straightforward, but

Amy Klobuchar

4:33:45 to 4:34:06( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: critical improvements to the federal sentencing guidelines, to health care fraud statutes to for fit iewrks money laundering, obstruction statutes, would strengthen the prosecutor's ability to combat health care fraud. as a prosecutor, when we had these type of cases, every tool you you could use to push

Amy Klobuchar

4:34:07 to 4:34:22( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: someone to plead guilty to make sure that you could get the maximum sentence that you could possibly get to send the message not only to that particular criminal, but to other white collar offenders that this may be a way to make a buck, that

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