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  1. Investors Sell Shares of Humana Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Daily Political

    ... Company's segments include Retail, Group, Healthcare Services and Other Businesses. The Retail segment consists of Medicare benefits, marketed to individuals or directly via group accounts, as well as individual commercial fully-insured medical and ...

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  2. Will All 23 of Obamacare's Healthcare Cooperatives Fail?Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Motley Fool

    ... Obamacare has brought some real benefits to select consumers. According to a recent update from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 11.1 million people were enrolled through a marketplace exchange and paying their monthly premium as of ...

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  3. Three charged in US$1 billion health care scamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    Three people have been charged in an unprecedented US$1 billion health care fraud scam, accused of using dozens of Miami nursing homes to bilk the taxpayer-funded Medicare and Medicaid programs, according to an indictment unsealed Friday. "This is the largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice," Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department's Criminal Division Leslie Caldwell announced in a statement.

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  4. Connecture Inc. (CNXR) Trading 2.7% HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... plans, brokers and exchange operators. It operates through four segments: Enterprise/Commercial, Enterprise/State, Medicare and Private Exchange.

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  5. Vote Jeff Sprung for State AuditorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... Sprung says he wants to work with the Department of Health to ensure the public, particularly those on Medicaid or Medicare, are actually getting the best prices on life-saving drugs. We've spent the last year watching the state's current auditor, ...

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  6. Medical Marijuana States See Big Drop in Drug Prescriptions and Medicare SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    The study's results suggest that if all states followed California's lead in legalizing medical marijuana the overall savings to Medicare would be roughly $468 million. Two recent discoveries may show that medical marijuana not only saves state and federal governments millions on Medicare, but it may help curb opiate addiction too.

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  7. 5 Medicare Rules to Live ByRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Follow these five Medicare rules so that you don't pay more than you have to or receive less care than you need. To remain as healthy as possible -- both physically and financially -- you should be smart about how you use Medicare.

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  8. Social SecurityRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Today, regardless of the salary that one might earn, no worker in the U.S. pays FICA taxes (for Social Security and Medicare) on any salary above $122,000. I would propose that the upper limit of this be raised to a $200,000 cap over the next ...

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  9. 7 cities losing their doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... to afford medical care, and many may also not go to the doctor at all. Among those too young to qualify for Medicare, the city's uninsured rate of 19.8% is considerably higher than the 13.5% national uninsured rate. With low incomes and nearly one ...

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  10. How our failure to fix Medicare and Medicaid resulted in big Obamacare premium hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... burden with forced narrow networks and ever increasing premiums. The government has artificially limited growth in Medicare expenditures in spite of a graying population, worsening the scenario. The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, ...

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  11. How average income earners will be pushed into private health insurance by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. By 2020 average income earners will be forced to buy private health insurance or pay extra tax after the government quietly extended a freeze in the threshold for the Medicare Levy Surcharge.

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  12. George F. Will: Trump's righthand man? Pence the pliableRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... mate weak. It will be interesting to see if Pence will defend his defensible opposition, as a congressman, to Medicare Part D, the prescription drug entitlement. When George W. Bush proposed this bit of "compassionate conservatism," House Democrats ...

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  13. Humana Inc. (HUM) PT Lowered to $170.00Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Company's segments include Retail, Group, Healthcare Services and Other Businesses. The Retail segment consists of Medicare benefits, marketed to individuals or directly via group accounts, as well as individual commercial fully-insured medical and ...

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  14. Congress Must Control The Federal DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    ... do," said CBO. "In particular, spending grows for Social Security, the major health care programs (primarily Medicare), and interest on the government's debt." America is moving toward a fiscal crisis because over the past eight decades - beginning ...

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  15. Justice Department charges three in $1 billion Medicare fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    The Justice Department on Friday unsealed charges in its largest-ever criminal health-care-fraud case, charging three individuals with using a network of doctors, hospitals and health-care providers across South Florida to improperly bill more than $1 billion to Medicare and Medicaid. Philip Esformes, the owner of more than 30 Miami-area skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities, was the project's mastermind, the indictment alleged.

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  16. George Will: Will pliable Pence amend his resistance to entitlement?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... people." It will be interesting to see if Pence will defend his defensible opposition, as a congressman, to Medicare Part D, the prescription drug entitlement. When George W. Bush proposed this bit of "compassionate conservatism," House Democrats ...

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  17. Brian Nyquist: Medicare cuts are the wrong prescription for Americans with rheumatoid arthritisRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fort Bend Sun

    ... to their local Infusion Center for treatment, as many of the best medicines for RA are delivered via IV. But if Medicare officials in Washington proceed with a new plan to cut Medicare funding, many of these centers will close or be forced to turn ...

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  18. Mike Pence's 0 percent rating on Social Security, MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Oh, but that's not all! He was an enthusiastic supporter of the Paul Ryan budget that first proposed making Medicare a voucher program. Raising the retirement age? You betcha. Cutting Medicaid? No problem. "I think everything has to be on the table ...

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  19. Medicaid considers offering contraceptives after deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... Olivia Kroening-Roche wrote in an email to Oregon Medical officials supporting the proposal. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent out a notice to states in April urging them to cover IUDs and implants immediately following births. Dr. ...

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  20. Summary of Major Provisions in the Proposed 2017 Physician Fee ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... to submit comments to CMS regarding the PFS is 5:00 p.m. on September 6, 2016. The PFS is implementing part of the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) that requires CMS to collect data on global packages. CMS believes that ...

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