Friday, October 24th, 2014

Gingrich says Obama passed up IBM's offer to find health-care savings

Newt Gingrich says IBM made an offer that President Obama refused.
Newt Gingrich says IBM made an offer that President Obama refused.

In a recent Texas debate, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said the CEO of IBM had told President Barack Obama how to save billions of dollars in health-care fraud.

In a 2010 interview, IBM’s CEO said: "We could have improved quality and reduced the costs of the health-care system by $900 billion. … I said we would do it for free to prove that it works. They turned us down."

Did this actually happen? To our inquiries, the White House did not confirm or deny the CEO's claim. Read on!