By Kelly Cohen | 12/12/13 05:27 PM
Lack of controls over electronic health records make them susceptible to fraud, the Department of Health and Human Services' inspector general has found. Nearly all hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) — which are used to replace traditional paper medical records with computer...
By Mark Tapscott | 12/12/13 09:18 AM
Dan Levinson may be the most important Washington name you don't know. He's the Department of Health and Human Services inspector general. Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asked him to figure out how healthcare.gov came to be so screwed up.
By Richard Pollock | 12/12/13 05:18 AM
An estimated 3.5 million poor and ill homebound senior citizens will wake up on New Year's Day to discover Obamacare has slashed funding for their home health care program.
By Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill. | 12/11/13 07:30 AM
Our nation's aging baby boomer population is increasingly anxious about the long-term health of our federal entitlement programs. While doomsday predictions abound for the impending insolvency of both traditional Medicare and Social Security, there is one portion of Medicare that is saving money...
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.
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