News on Medicare continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | JD Supra
On July 31, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its intent to strengthen regulation of certain in vitro diagnostics , including laboratory developed tests .
5 hrs ago | InsureBlog
Almost four years ago, we wrote about a little known committee, nestled deep in the bowels of the American Medical Association , that exercised outsized power over how much money doctors will receive in Medicare reimbursements: " Three times a year, 29 doctors gather around a table in a hotel meeting room.
9 hrs ago | Forbes.com
John C. Goodman is one of the nation's leading thinkers on health policy. He is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of the widely acclaimed book, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.
The "New to Medicare" presentation will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care offices at 602 E. Montecito St. in Santa Barbara.
More than 38,000 "dual-eligibles" in Virginia - people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare - have signed up for Virginia's pilot program, Commonwealth Coordinated Care, since its launch in March, according to the Department of Medical Assistance Services.
A growing debate over the Medicare Advantage program has big ramifications for the future of American seniors' health coverage.
Chief Financial Officer, Wade Miquelon, and another top executive lost their jobs after a $1 billion forecasting error in the company's Medicare-related business, the Wall Street Journal reported.
THE families of FIFO workers who have committed suicide have a welcomed a decision by WA Parliament to investigate the deaths.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:58 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC