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Neil Bedi, ProPublica

Neil Bedi, ProPublica

Neil Bedi reports on the federal government for ProPublica in Washington, D.C.

A High-Risk Medical Device Didn’t Meet Federal Standards. The Government Paid Millions for More.

By: - January 10, 2022

This story was originally published by ProPublica. In 2014, when the Food and Drug Administration found serious problems with a life-sustaining heart pump, its warning letter to the manufacturer threatened to notify other federal health agencies about the inspection’s findings. But for years, no such alert ever went out. Instead, the agency added the warning […]