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  • Podiatrist sentenced for Medicare fraud

    A 56-year-old Gambrills podiatrist was sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday for fraudulently billing Medicare $1.1 million over three years, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office. The scheme marked the second time Larry...
  • Ayuda a evitar los fraudes al Medicare

    Ayuda a evitar los fraudes al Medicare
    Cada año Medicare es estafado con millones de dólares y esto a largo plazo afecta a los beneficiarios. Por eso el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos está pidiendo ayuda a los propios beneficiarios. A continuación, algunos consejos de cómo ayudar...
  • Lie of the year for 2011

     
    PolitiFact has announced the 2011 lie of the year, and it has some liberals in a snit. The lie of the year, which you can find here, is the claim that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's proposed budget plan would have ended Medicare.  It would have changed...
  • The bipartisan breakthrough on Medicare

     
    When House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan proposed replacing Medicare in the future with subsidies for seniors to buy private insurance, even some of his fellow Republicans got antsy. Newt Gingrich notoriously called the idea “right wing social...
  • Medicare: Saving it is the only option [Most commented]

     
    Medicare needs a makeover before it implodes, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) may have just devised a way. If, of course, you're willing to make some concessions. The unlikely pair, as......
  • Today in Tallahassee: Speeches, flowers, protests, gaming and budget talk

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers christen the start of the 2012 legislative session today with midday speeches from Gov. Rick Scott and House and Senate leadership. The session officially starts at 9:30 a.m., which means campaign-checks have to be...
  • Stop Pitting School Kids Against Children on Medicaid

     
    With the Florida Legislature convening this week, one of the top issues is a projected budget shortfall of more than $2 billion. Without new revenues, this is a two-year combined budget shortfall of approximately $5 billion. Instead of offering...
  • Annoyed to the core

     
    ToddH zinged me in another comment thread by observing that, if I'm annoyed with Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum et. al for their constant over-the-top bleating that the very soul of America is at stake in the November election, I should......
  • California attorney general defends Obama's healthcare overhaul

     
    With the U.S. Supreme Court set to decide the fate of President Obama’s sweeping healthcare law, California Atty. Gen. General Kamala Harris is putting the Golden State's weight behind the White House. On Friday, Harris joined a dozen other...
  • Amid cost concerns, lawmakers delay vote on universal healthcare

     
    Single-payer healthcare: A proposal to have the state provide healthcare coverage to all Californians hit another snag Tuesday in a legislative committee amid concerns about its cost....
  • Debt ceiling: What voting to raise the debt limit really means

     
    Warming up for a vote Wednesday on whether to raise the debt ceiling, Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) declared that he would vote no in order to "send a clear message that we do not condone the president's wasteful fiscal policies......