03/21/14 02:26 PM
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,...
03/17/14 09:38 AM
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...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:35 PM
Several hundred supporters of Medicaid expansion gathered at the state Capitol to send a message to lawmakers who are deadlocked on the issue.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:06 PM
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.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:43 PM
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.
By Michael Barone | 03/12/14 07:23 PM
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...
By Kelly Cohen | 03/12/14 06:50 PM
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...
By Alanna Durkin | 03/12/14 09:10 AM
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.
By Kelly Cohen | 03/11/14 04:18 PM
Massive fraud in Medicare's prescription drug programs may be going untracked, according to a government watchdog.
By Michelle L. Price | 03/11/14 08:39 AM
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.
By Byron York | 04/23/14
By Washington Examiner | 04/23/14
By Byron York | 04/22/14
By Joel Gehrke | 04/22/14
By Paul Bedard | 04/24/14