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Michael Rey is a producer at CBS News’ 60 Minutes. His investigations for 60 Minutes, now in its 48th season, have included a hidden camera project about off-shore stem cell treatments, fraudulent billing by major healthcare providers and fraud in the National Flood Insurance Program under the watch of FEMA. He has focused for the last two years on problems in the mental health care system including an investigative probe into the billing practices at Anthem Blue Cross which prevent critically mentally ill children from getting long-term care. With his co-producer Oriana Zill de Granados, he won a 2013 Murrow award for an investigation into the meningitis outbreak caused by a Boston-based compound pharmacy. Rey co-produced a series of stories titled the “Fall of Lance Armstrong” that motivated the controversial athlete to deliver his first mea-culpa to Oprah Winfrey. He was a founding member of the CBS News Investigative Unit in 2006 where he won a 2011 Emmy for an investigation into the information retention of digital copier machines.

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PANEL: How the Sausage is Made 2016

04.01.16 | 01:25:08 min | 0 comments