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3 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare
A Virginia podiatrist who lied to a grand jury about altering patient records to increase Medicare bills has become the eighth person sentenced in the long-running healthcare fraud investigation of orthopedic devicemaker Orthofix International N.V.Dr. Ilene Terrell of Fredericksburg, Va., was... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson
It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.
11 hrs ago | Fort Mill Times
Amedisys and its affiliates make up one of the nation's largest home health providers, operating in 37 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, according to a Justice Department news release.
15 hrs ago | MarketWatch
Let me put my biases on the table. First, I like the Medicare program as currently structured and am delighted at any news that costs are growing more slowly.
18 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
Eric Cantor has never been closer to wielding the speaker's gavel, but he may want to keep an eye over his right shoulder.
It seems the federal government is often looking to cut spending, a goal many Americans could support.
Mr. Ferguson is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History... )--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to approximately $134.9 million of Miami University general receipts revenue, series 2014.
Healthcare in Tooele County brings in a fair sum of Medicare payments, but lags significantly behind more urban Utah counties, according to numbers released this month from the Medicare Part B claims database.Local doctors received roughly $2.79 million in reimbursements from Medicare Part B, essentially a federally-run medical insurance program ... (more)
Via German Lopez, today brings us an interesting study from Andrew Fitch of NerdWallet.
The highest percentage of bulk-billed GP visits in Victoria are in Melbourne's west, which could be hit hardest under a federal government plan to charge patients a $6 fee to visit a doctor.
Former Medicare Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts.
Medicare's "Part B" program pays roughly $20 billion a year for the drugs patients get in doctors' offices and hospital outpatient facilities.
On April 7, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized Medicare Advantage plan payment rates for Calendar Year 2015 and announced other changes to payment and program policies for MA and Part D plans.
Every Traditional Medicare member, of which I am one, is a contributor to the supplement from which we receive no benefits.
Of the 3,286 individual doctors in the Tri-Counties who billed Medicare for reimbursements in 2012, fewer than 1 percent received more than $1 million from the federal program.
Medicare already saves billions of dollars when procedures are performed in ambulatory surgery centers instead of hospitals, but a new report says Medicare would save billions more if outpatient payment rates for most ASC-approved procedures were reduced to ASC levels.
The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare , a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate physician self-referral, is pleased about the release of the Congressional Budget Office's score of President Obama's FY 2015 Budget, released today.