More Medicare and Medicaid Articles

  • New York gets caught double-billing Medicaid

    New York made away with $320 million from the federal government by over-billing Medicaid, according to a new watchdog report. According to the inspector general for the Health and Human Services Department, state-operated residences billed the federal government at twice the rate charged by...

  • In reversal, Maine GOP embraces part of health law

    Maine Republicans who are fiercely fighting an effort to expand government-subsidized health care coverage to roughly 70,000 residents have come up with an alternative: government-subsidized health care.

  • Federal officials may be missing massive Medicare Part D fraud

    Massive fraud in Medicare's prescription drug programs may be going untracked, according to a government watchdog.

  • Utah senate approves partial Medicaid expansion plan

    Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.

  • Administration drops proposed Medicare changes

    Among other changes, the regulation proposed to remove three classes of drugs from a special protected list that guarantees seniors access to a wide selection of critical medications.

  • Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

    WASHINGTON — With just three weeks left to sign up under President Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, released Monday, found that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus...

  • Idaho company denies bilking Medicaid

    A south-central Idaho home-meal delivery service accused by state and federal officials in a lawsuit of overbilling Medicaid by nearly $900,000 is denying the allegations.

  • New Hampshire Senate takes up Medicaid expansion bill

    New Hampshire's state Senate is set to vote on a bipartisan agreement to use federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for thousands of poor adults.

  • Arkansas Medicaid plan opponents hit pause on fight

    Ending a budget standoff reminiscent of the fight that shuttered the federal government last year, Arkansas lawmakers have spared the state's first-in-the nation plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor.

  • Feds reject Gov. Dennis Daugaard's partial Medicaid plan

    Federal officials have rejected a request by South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard for a partial expansion of Medicaid. The federal health overhaul gives states the option of expanding Medicaid to cover people earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level.



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