By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:02 AM
A technical problem could prevent thousands of Medicaid applicants from being properly enrolled.
12/06/13 08:26 AM
A criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan says the Russians, who are protected by diplomatic immunity, illegally obtained $1.5 million in benefits.
12/05/13 10:27 AM
(gazette.com) Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing a plan that would cut federal programs including Social Security, Medicare and crop insurance subsides by $30 billion a year so defense spending can be increased. Read more at...
By Michael Barone | 12/04/13 03:39 PM
In 1970 the eccentric but insightful economist Albert Hirschman published a book called Exit, Voice and Loyalty. It explored how people respond when a private firm's or a government agency's performance is deteriorating.
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/04/13 03:04 PM
Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday battled over the whether the new health care law will destroy or improve a popular Medicare program during one of four House hearings this week into the troubled Obamacare. The Affordable Care Act slashes $716 billion from Medicare over the next decade,...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/29/13 08:37 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Three years from the next presidential election and long before the Republican primary field can take shape, the race for the GOP nomination already feels crowded.
By Associated Press | 11/27/13 07:50 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to delay kicking about 72,000 off of Medicaid would actually save the state about $23 million because of the plan's other component — delaying expanding coverage to poor childless adults, according to an analysis.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:08 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican and Democratic legislative leaders remain upbeat about the odds of expanding Medicaid to an estimated 49,000 poor New Hampshire adults despite the recent failed vote. Democratic House Speaker Terie Norelli said Friday that discussions will continue with...
11/23/13 11:45 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) The health care program is shaping up as one of the early litmus tests for GOP presidential hopefuls.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/22/13 05:16 PM
A high number of nursing home residents on Medicare are being hospitalized, showing a need for new way to measure nursing home quality, the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general said this week. More than 825,000 Medicare residents in nursing home care were transferred to hospitals...
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