By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 08/17/2013 - 17:33
Planned Parenhood Gulf Coast will pay $4.3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company fraudulently billed Medicaid for unnecessary women's health services.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:36
Michigan doctor Farid Fata falsely billed $35 million to Medicare after treating patients with chemotherapy even if they didn't have cancer.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 06/23/2013 - 21:05
A Senate committee was to begin on Monday investigating unauthorized prescriptions written by a bevy of health and health-related professionals.
By Ansa Varughese | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:35
A new study found that immigrants contribute to Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund more than the federal program pays for their care.
By Christie Rizk | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 15:31
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is offering $1 billion to aid efforts to lower health care costs and improve patient services.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 15:25
Eighty nine people, including nurses and doctors, were arrested Tuesday and charged with fraud for Medicare scams across the US.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 12:57
The US Justice Department is suing Chemed Corporation for false billing.
By Martin Grens | Sun, 01/06/2013 - 13:15
President Barack Obama could seek common ground with Republicans in the looming battle over Medicare spending.
By Martin Grens | Tue, 11/20/2012 - 09:29
As long as a physician has prescribed a compounded drug, Medicare as well as some private insurers cover it even if FDA has approved a version of the drug from a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
By Martin Grens | Sat, 11/03/2012 - 11:24
Voters over 50 continue to be more likely to favor Romney's position on two issues that directly affect the elderly: healthcare and Medicare.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 17:14
The feds charged 91 people in seven cities: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and New York City.
By Martin Grens | Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:14
Almost one third of Medicare's beneficiaries use the program to pay for end-of-life care at nursing homes, which may not be equipped to treat or prevent pain and suffering.