ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., December 7, 2007---CNBC's "American Greed," an original primetime series examining the dark side of the American Dream, was awarded the 2007 Excellence in Public Awareness Award from the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) today at the NHCAA Annual Training Conference in Anaheim, California. The award was also given to Kurtis Productions, which produces the series for CNBC, First in Business Worldwide.
CNBC's "American Greed" was honored for two stories on medical fraud:
Founded in 1985 by several private health insurers and federal and state government officials, the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association is the leading national organization focused exclusively on the fight against health care fraud.
Originally aired as a six-part limited series, "American Greed" returns to CNBC's primetime line-up in the first quarter of 2008. The series is narrated by actor Stacy Keach. For Kurtis Productions, Sharon Barrett is Executive Producer and Anna Gardner is Supervising Producer. For CNBC, Jonathan Wald is Senior Vice President, Business News and Charles Schaeffer serves as Executive Producer.
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