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Managers Ignored HealthSouth Fraud

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Managers Ignored HealthSouth Fraud

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Managers Ignored HealthSouth Fraud

Managers Ignored HealthSouth Fraud

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Congressional hearings this week shed more light on the financial collapse of HealthSouth, a hospital chain that reported more than $2 billion in false earnings over a 20-year period. The fraud went undetected despite the efforts of whistleblowers whose complaints were ignored by senior management. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.