More Medicare and Medicaid Articles

  • With health law, workers ponder the I-Quit option

    CHICAGO — For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for Stephanie Payne of St. Louis, who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit her job. At 62,...

  • Clinic biller guilty in $2.5M health care fraud

    MIAMI — A man who handled billing duties at a South Florida medical clinic has been convicted in a $2.5 million health care fraud case. Jurors in Miami this week convicted 51-year-old Cecilio Pelaez Delgado of 10 counts of health care fraud and one conspiracy count. Each count carries a...

  • Medicaid expansion supporters rally at Virginia capitol

    Several hundred supporters of Medicaid expansion gathered at the state Capitol to send a message to lawmakers who are deadlocked on the issue.

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe travels Virginia touting Medicaid expansion

    In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.

  • Arizona hospital not at risk of losing Medicare funds

    Arizona State Hospital is now in compliance with federal regulations and is no longer at risk of losing its Medicare funding, according to a letter from an official.

  • Medicare issue works against Democrats in Florida 13

    In her unsuccessful campaign for representative in the Florida's 13th Congressional District special election Tuesday, Democrat Alex Sink charged that her Republican opponent would cut Social Security and Medicare. This is a time-tested Democratic line of attack, and in Pinellas County, where 22...

  • 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...



From the Weekly Standard

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