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1 hr ago | Mother Jones
Here it is: the biggest question mark in the entire federal budget. The 2014 Medicare Trustees Report is out today, and it shows, rather remarkably, that the cost per person of Medicare in 2013 was absolutely flat compared to 2012.
3 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The case for cutting Medicare and for repealing Obamacare is getting worse and worse all the time.
3 hrs ago | Business Journal
Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative will take its patient safety message on the road in Pennsylvania and four other states as part of a five-year Medicare contract that is valued up to $5 million.
3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com
Washington, DC, United States - Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which finances about half the health program for seniors and the disabled, won't run out of money until 2030, the program's trustees said Monday.
5 hrs ago | The Intelligencer
Rep. David McKinley is one of 16 House Republicans signing on to co-sponsor a bill that would reverse cuts in Medicare payments to home health care providers announced last year by the Obama administration.
6 hrs ago | WSAW
The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 -- four years later than last year's estimate.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Today marks the annual release of the Medicare trustees' report, when those guarding the health-care program's finances make their best guesses about Medicare's fiscal future.
10 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
The government will issue its annual Social Security and Medicare trustees report Monday at noon.
Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural.
In past columns, I have criticized Republicans for opposing the Affordable Care Act but not presenting a coherent alternative proposal.
I found Dr. Monika Dutt's recent opinion piece to be well-meaning but surprisingly naive given the serious problems we have with medicare in Canada.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.
In a bid to cut Medicare spending and help pay for health-care changes, the Obama administration has significantly expanded audits designed to recover improper payments from health-care providers.
Three Point Capital, a California and New York-based specialty finance company, has opened a Baton Rouge office at Celtic Studios.
Because Central Peninsula Hospital won't enter a transfer agreement with the Surgery Center of Kenai, it cannot perform procedures on Medicare and Medicaid patients, the Peninsula Clarion reported .
Talk about the ACA has primarily been about premium prices, broken websites and government takeovers.
What's the difference of being an "admitted" patient in a hospital as opposed to an "observation care" patient? It could mean seniors could be stuck with large hospital bills because Medicare does not cover the cost unless the patient spends at least three consecutive days in the hospital as admitted patient.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:22 pm
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