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  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...
  • Leslie Simmons: Hospital improving for the future

    In the weeks since Carroll Hospital Center finalized our partnership agreement with LifeBridge Health, I have been asked by many inside and outside the hospital what it means, what will change and how things will improve. My first response is this: I am...
  • Parkinson's caregivers need to take care of selves too

    In my last article, I discussed the signs, symptoms and consequences of Parkinson's disease. Much like many other degenerative neurologic processes, Parkinson's presents many challenges to the person affected and to the caregivers as well. The focus...
  • Fraud case highlights closure of rural Texas hospitals

    Access to medical care has long been a dilemma for rural Americans. In some pockets of Texas, the problem has grown even worse after a doctor's Medicaid and Medicare fraud scheme decimated a chain of rural medical centers that provided health care not...
  • Finally, Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors' fees

    Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it shortchanged health programs for children and women. But after years of complaints and failed efforts, huge majorities of both parties in...
  • Peter Orszag: Congress' smart plan to pay doctors for quality

    In a welcome break from political stasis, Congress may be on the verge of passing important bipartisan legislation to fix the way Medicare pays doctors. A bill before the Senate this week, which the president is willing to sign, would shift toward...
  • Congress OKs bipartisan bill changing doctors' Medicare fees

    Legislation permanently overhauling how Medicare pays physicians won approval Tuesday from an atypically united Congress as lawmakers banded together to erase an irritant that has dogged them for years. Adding urgency to legislators' work, the measure...
  • Highlights of bipartisan Medicare doctors' bill in Senate

    Highlights of House-passed legislation the Senate debated Tuesday changing how Medicare reimburses doctors. The bill would spend $214 billion over 10 years: COSTS: —Medicare payments to doctors: $175 billion. Blocks 21 percent reduction that...
  • Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote

    Senate overhauls doctors' Medicare payments in groundbreaking vote
    Medicare is poised to overhaul the way it pays physicians and create new systems to reward high-performing doctors under legislation approved by the Senate late Tuesday. The unusually bipartisan bill, which passed the House easily last month, will...
  • Doctor tied to Bob Menendez indicted on Medicare fraud charges

    Doctor tied to Bob Menendez indicted on Medicare fraud charges
    The Florida doctor charged in a political corruption case along with New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted Tuesday in a 76-count Medicare fraud scheme that prosecutors said attempted to bilk the health care program out of as much as $190 million....
  • Pharmacists try a more personal approach to treatment

    Pharmacists try a more personal approach to treatment
    Jose Alvarez clutches a red drawstring bag as he hobbles into a small office. He leans his crutches against the wall and takes a seat in the corner. His seven pill bottles, of varying heights, create a miniature skyline of orange and white. A heavyset...