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French prosthesis company accused of fraud

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6997.81b (Published 08 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:81

A two year investigation into an alleged racket in hip prostheses has shown that the French social security's health insurance branch was defrauded of Fr 50m (£6.5m) by a company that sold unauthorised and overpriced hip prostheses. The company is also said to have paid doctors …

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