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On Jan. 1, UPMC will achieve its long-sought divorce from Highmark. The separation will undoubtedly disrupt care, add untold stress and potentially harm thousands.
Parkland Hospital said it would respond Tuesday to a federal investigation over a homeless patient who was released with nowhere to go.
More Americans than ever before are tapping government benefits. But this time the baby boomers may be responsible for the slight uptick.
Washington, DC, United States - When Minnesota retiree Doug Morphew needed surgery last year, he expected his Humana Medicare Advantage plan to step up and pay the lion's share of the bill.
In fact, the first of the baby boomers turned 65 in 2011. And according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of senior citizens will increase dramatically between now and 2030 - growing to 72 million, more than twice the number from 2000.
The physician's specialty and address are also available in the physician list. This was another step in their effort to improve transparency for all providers of CMS healthcare services.
HICAP will sponsor a free seminar for people interested in better understanding Medicare benefits and recent changes.
Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.
A new report from the Partnership for the New American Economy and an analysis of Social Security data by MSNBC offer more evidence that immigrants, whether they are documented or undocumented, are major contributors to the economic well-being of major safety net programs.
Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor's offices and other health-care settings.
There are a lot of rumors and misinformation going around in regards to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule changes to Home and Community Based Services .
Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2014 / Medicare Supplemental Insurance Comparison announced today that it has added an additional 23,000 vetted insurance providers to their database.
A few days ago, "Modern Healthcare" reported that the Medicare trustees and the Congressional Budget Office now have significantly lower estimates of federal costs for health care.
Healthcare providers will be paid monthly fees beginning in January for coordinating care of Medicare patients who have two or more chronic conditions, the New York Times reports.
In The Wall Street Journal , Rep. Paul Ryan disavowed the offensive narrative pushed by conservative media which labels needy Americans as "takers" versus more economically-prosperous "makers."
Medical 'self-referral' practice raises conflict of interest questions A north Phoenix radiation clinic owned by urologists refers patients there for an expensive type of radiation therapy.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 02:16 am
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