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Ten days ago, the federal government released a huge data set detailing how it spent $77 billion in Medicare funds in 2012 to over 880,000 health care providers.
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Medicare reimbursed five physicians in Franklin County more than $1 million each in 2012, according to a Dispatch analysis of government data released this month.
Louisiana's editorial boards and other opinion leaders all seem to agree that Gov. Bobby Jindal is wrong to reject the Medicaid expansion offered by Obamacare.
Pharmacist Larry Cowan can flip through his records and spot the generic drugs that have taken big price jumps in the past year or so.
"Never mind" said the Obama administration in March after its proposal to limit automatic Medicare coverage of pricey depression and psychiatric drugs was met with a Pharma funded backlash.
David Catanese has a story up today in U.S. News and World Report looking at Democratic candidates going after their Republican opponents for their support of the Ryan budget , accusing them of seeking to voucherize Medicare and cut benefits for seniors.
It's bad enough that the bidding program's reimbursement rates, which the government sets virtually arbitrarily, will be applied to areas not yet covered by the controversial program by 2016 unless Congress acts now, says the American Association for Homecare .
Medicare, the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, spent the most on office visits in South Florida.
The Medicare and Medicaid program at Baptist Beaumont Hospital is at risk of being terminated after an incident that occurred at the hospital's Behavioral Health Center.
A proposal that could force able-bodied Medicaid recipients to get a job and limit some to a maximum of five years of insurance is on its way to Gov. Jan Brewer for consideration after the House gave final approval to Republican House Speaker Andy Tobin's bill on Thursday.
Kathleen Sebelius' home state of Kansas has become the front line in the battle over Obamacare, with conservatives fighting to preserve Medicare and local control over health care policy while Democrats try to end both.
The cost of health care will become clearer as we dig into reams of Medicare payment data released this month.
Recent reports about individual doctors getting over a million dollars a year in Medicare payments raised a lot of eyebrows.
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 .
A hospice in Chandler, its owner and the general manager have been charged in a 39-count federal indictment with defrauding Medicare.
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