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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.
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Four years after Obamacare became law, the Department of Health and Human Services is notifying Medicare providers and suppliers of new fingerprint-based background checks.
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Your original Medicare insurance covers a wide variety of health services, from flu shots to hospital stays and hospice care.
OUR public hospitals and Medicare are as "archaic" as a Holden Kingswood and need major reform, Health Minister Peter Dutton says.
Dr. Darren Kocs of Round Rock was one of the state leaders in Medicare compensation in 2012, totaling $4 million in services billed according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
'Well, now you have the opportunity to do it right.' LaPar gives multiple examples of opportunities that stakeholders should take advantage of now that Congress has delayed the ICD-10 compliance deadline until at least October 2015.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the April 15 letter that says changes to Medicare Advantage payments will harm "America's seniors."
Northrop Grumman Corp. has recently announced it is changing its retiree medical plan for those former employees eligible for Medicare, the Carroll County Times reports.
A new database from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reveals which doctors had the largest Medicare reimbursements.
In this May 31, 2013, file photo, acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, center, accompanied by Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, speaks during a news conference about Social Security and Medicare in Washington.
A screenshot of the connectforhealthco.com home page taken on October 1, 2013 at 8:55 a.m. Final figures for Colorado's open-enrollment in private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act stands at about 124,000, state exchange officials announced Monday.
Among local doctors receiving Medicare reimbursement in 2012, the amounts ranged from $2,871,589 to Dr. Howard Kaplan, an ophthalmologist, to $150,205 to Dr. Shaheda Azher, a Fishkill neurologist.
Texas doctors who treat Medicare patients earned a combined $4.6 billion from the federal insurer of the elderly in 2012, with the state's ophthalmologists and oncologists raking in the most, according to detailed data from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services .
Reimbursements to doctors who provide Medicare services in 2012 ranged from nearly $21 million to a single Florida ophthalmologist to $27,000 for the average anesthesiologist, according to the first look at government payment data in 35 years.
The Democratic Party must embrace, fight for and enact economically-progressive policies.
However, doctors say the numbers reflect the high cost of specialized treatment and most of the money doesn't factor into their salaries.