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...
By Ethan Barton | 11/21/13 06:49 PM
Dr. Jose Katz was sentenced Tuesday to six and a half years in prison and ordered to pay $19 million in restitution after federal prosecutors said he subjected thousands of patients to unnecessary and potentially life-threatening tests and treatment, sometimes by unlicensed personnel, in an...
By Philip Klein | 11/21/13 06:41 PM
One of the keys to the success of President Obama's health care law is that enough young and healthy individuals must sign up for insurance to offset the cost of covering older and sicker participants, particularly those with pre-existing conditions. But the first demographic data released by...
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 12:59 PM
Over the last decade, Washington has become one of the financial world's new hubs. Increased regulations and oversight like Dodd-Frank, Obamacare, Sarbanes-Oxley, the EPA's aggressive emission controls and the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now give Washington lawmakers...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/21/13 06:29 AM
The Supreme Court ruled last year that states could accept or reject the Medicaid expansion that's an integral component of President Obama's new health care law. Now, the issue could prove to be a litmus test for those Republican governors considering presidential runs.
By Richard Pollock | 11/20/13 10:05 AM
Consumers can't go to healthcare.gov to learn whether their doctors participate in an Obamacare-approved health care plan because the website doesn't include such information. That's because federal officials were so eager to approve insurer health plans for the exchanges, they didn't ask how...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/20/13 09:07 AM
Nobody knows for sure how much the federal government loses annually to waste, fraud, and incompetence, but the tab just for improper payments by Medicare last year was nearly $30 billion.
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