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Home-care system leaves elderly at risk, auditor says

By David Abel
Globe Staff / October 15, 2009

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A $332 million state program that oversees home health care services for about 18,000 elderly and disabled residents is vulnerable to fraud and has employed personal care attendants who have committed felonies, including manslaughter, assault, and threatening to commit murder, according to a report released yesterday by the Office of the State Auditor. (Full article: 1160 words)

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