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Man can't get Medicare after his disease was coded wrong on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/03/06/medicare-coded-wrong/6140279/ Robert Ferrara is fighting Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS.
Medicare Part D was designed with the idea of giving seniors more choices on prescription drug plans, but it is not going quite as planned.
In an effort to cut confusion and cut costs, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the merger of Medicare and Medicaid benefits for Virginians enrolled in both programs Thursday.
A top U.S. healthcare official, accused by Republicans of misleading Congress about the readiness of the Obamacare rollout, will resign from his post at the end of March, officials said on Thursday.
The Special Enrollment Period, underway now through , provides Medicare members the option of enrolling in a 5-star plan if they missed open enrollment in the fall.
A national hospital advisory group charged with improving patient safety visited Baxter Regional Medical Center on Wednesday for a fact-finding mission.
A new effort by the Obama Administration to change the Medicare Part D prescription drug program by imposing new rules on how the plans are set up and managed risk undermining what has been one the government's few health care success stories.
Health insurers such as WellPoint and Humana stand to gain $5.5 billion next year to cover losses from Obamacare in a program the law's opponents label a bailout.
Republicans are dismissing President Barack Obama's new $3.9 trillion budget as nothing more than a Democratic manifesto for this fall's congressional campaigns, but the fiscal plan is taking hits from another quarter too -- anti-deficit groups.
HICAP will sponsor a free seminar for people interested in better understanding Medicare benefits and recent changes.
DARA BioSciences, Inc. , an oncology supportive care pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing health care professionals a synergistic portfolio of medicines to help cancer patients adhere to their therapy and manage side effects arising from their cancer treatment, today announced that the Company signed a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug ... (more)
Remember these guys? Erskine Bowles, left, and former Wyoming senator Alan Simpson, co-chairmen of President Obama's bipartisan deficit commission, in 2010.
The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare , a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate physician self-referral, is extremely pleased that President Obama's FY 2015 Budget , released today, recommends the exclusion of anatomic pathology, advanced ... (more)
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago finds that Medicare Part D prescription coverage significantly reduced hospital admissions and program expenditures totaling $1.5 billion annually.
The Obama administration has launched a crackdown on tens of thousands of illegal immigrants who have been receiving Medicare benefits illegally.
President Obama released his 2015 budget on Tuesday, making the case for $56 billion in increased spending while offering the rosy projection that the nation is now on track to cut deficits to below WASHINGTON-President Obama released his 2015 budget Tuesday, making the case for $56 billion in increased spending while offering the rosy projection ... (more)