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2 hrs ago | JD Supra
On April 9, 2014, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services , a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services , released data showing utilization, payments, and submitted charges for services and procedures that were provided by physicians and other healthcare professionals to Medicare beneficiaries.
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6 hrs ago | The Northwestern in Oshkosh
The 10 drug companies that make the most money from doctors using their products on Medicare patients spent more than $236 million to lobby Congress and the executive branch between 2009 and 2013, according to lobbying records compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics and new federal data.
8 hrs ago | Insurance News Net
If there ever was any question that Miami is the champ when it comes to health care fraud, a peek inside Medicare's list of banned providers should settle it... Insiders know more, are better prepared and generally more successful.
12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Thursday, May 15, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find out about all four parts of Medicare coverage ; how to choose a drug plan that is best for you; how and when to enroll; how Advantage plans and supplemental plans differ from HMO or PPO plans,and much more! Cynthia Koch will provide answers to your questions.
16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.