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3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times
Recent reports about individual doctors getting over a million dollars a year in Medicare payments raised a lot of eyebrows.
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7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act .
11 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
A hospice in Chandler, its owner and the general manager have been charged in a 39-count federal indictment with defrauding Medicare.
13 hrs ago | Proctor Journal
Learn what people are willing to do in the name of a great meal. Read their answers and see if you agree.
17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as funding cuts to a key product and costs imposed by the health care overhaul dented the health insurer's performance.
17 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
UnitedHealth Group Inc , the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that first-quarter profit fell due to costs and taxes related to the national healthcare reform law as well as government cuts to private Medicare funding.
19 hrs ago | National Journal
Obamacare's Medicare Advantage cuts will lead to benefit reductions of about $1,500 per beneficiary, according to a new analysis from a conservative think tank.
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Berwick, who served for 17 months as head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, praised President Obama's health care law and the 2006 Massachusetts law that helped inspire it.
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.
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.
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.