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  1. Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... additional costs. Republican and Democratic congressional aides briefed on the report say it faults the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for ineffective oversight. CMS is the lead agency administering President Barack Obama's health care ...

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  2. Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rolloutRead the original story

    16 min ago | Cortez Journal News

    ... additional costs. Republican and Democratic congressional aides briefed on the report say it faults the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for ineffective oversight.

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  3. Obamacare probe exposes flaws in site rolloutRead the original story

    19 min ago | MSN Money

    ... additional costs. Republican and Democratic congressional aides briefed on the report say it faults the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for ineffective oversight.

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  4. Sage Adds Population Management Tool to Help Providers Improve Care, Lower CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Business Wire

    ... added that the tool would be particularly useful for the annual wellness visit and five-year care plan that Medicare now requires. Navigate can also incorporate non health care-related data about patients, such as whether they have Internet access ...

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  5. U.S. Attorneys in Dakotas Turning Up Heat on Health Care FraudRead the original story

    38 min ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... an expert in so-called "qui tam" lawsuits. The government in the Sanford case alleged almost $375,000 in damages to Medicare, Medicaid and Veterans Affairs from May 2010 to April 2011, Johnson said. The damages were multiplied by 1.66, and Medicare ...

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  6. UPDATE 2-Humana shares fall as U.S. health insurer cost worries growRead the original story

    44 min ago | Reuters

    ... or $2.63 a share, a year earlier. That was in line with analysts' estimates. Most of Humana's revenue is from Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D, the privately run medical and drug plans under the government health program for older people and ...

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  7. Ratings firm improves KershawHealth outlook, downgrades bond ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... challenges arising out of the shift from inpatient admissions to outpatient care; reductions in reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance; inflation of costs for supplies and drugs; rising copayment costs for patients; and ...

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  8. Personal Health: Finding a nursing home requires advance workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... seem, you might start with the cost. When paid for privately, the average ranges from $10,000 to $15,000 a month. Medicare does not pay for long-term nursing home care, only temporary skilled care, usually in the rehabilitation section of the home. ...

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  9. Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mental Help Net

    ... said in a news release from the journal CHEST . Medical costs associated with COPD were primarily paid for by Medicare. The CDC found Medicare covered 51 percent, while Medicaid paid for 25 percent and private insurance covered 18 percent of these ...

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  10. Health insurers' profits slideRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ... hepatitis C drug treatments bit into profits. That offset the huge gains in revenue from expanded membership in its Medicare programs. The high-flying stock, up 24 percent this year, lost ground in early trading. Increased membership also boosted ...

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  11. So how do you lobby for more cancer patients? Ask FreedomworksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... client CTCA only accepts select insurance policies meeting their internal reimbursement requirements. HMOs and Medicare* are not accepted. The indigent and uninsured are not served. CTCA does offer prospective patients without approved policies the ...

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  12. Physicians at the helm: creating a culture of gastroenterologist...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Beckers ASC Review

    ... as well as physician preference. Colonoscopies and upper endoscopic procedures account for almost a third of Medicare ASC spending growth between 2000 and 2007. Therefore, gastroenterologists are in the unique position to become the leaders in ...

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  13. After 49 years, Medicaid, Medicare have given dignity to millionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: After decades of failed attempts to provide security and hope to America's seniors and vulnerable people, the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid wasn't just health care reform, it was a turning point in our nation's history.

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  14. Welcome to America, kids - eventuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    ... responsibility of their children. We decided, for many good reasons, to also rely quite a bit on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. We could have had a sensible immigration policy. We chose to squabble about it. As individuals, we could have ...

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  15. Despite good news, benefit programs face problemsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement.

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  16. ACR Statement on Breast TomosynthesisRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Applied Radiology

    ... Availability is greatly impacted by reimbursement for the service provided. The College urges the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and private insurers to facilitate access to these exams by covering beneficiaries for tomosynthesis - ...

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  17. Home Health Agency Moves to VGHRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Vinton Today

    ... Home Health Agency is an important community resource for people of all ages. The Home Health Agency, a certified Medicare service provider since 1975, offers a comprehensive array of skilled nursing, homemaking and personal care; including state of ...

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  18. TPG-backed Envision agrees to buy MedTrakRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... revenues in excess of $4 billion. EPH subsidiaries include Envision Insurance Company, a fully insured provider of Medicare Part D Plans nationally, Envision Medical Solutions, LLC, an administrator of prescription savings plans and Prescription ...

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  19. The Government's Retirement Toolkit Tells You How to Prepare to RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... even 40 years or so-without a paycheck. The Department of Labor, Social Security Admininistration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid want to help you plan for the kind of retirement you want. This PDF "toolkit" offers a timeline for the changes ...

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  20. Dangerously Demagoguing EntitlementsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cato Institute

    ... Senator Mark Pryor accuses his opponent, Representative Tom Cotton, of trying to "undermine the integrity of Medicare and Social Security." And in Kentucky, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has ignored press criticism to launch a new round of ...

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