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  • Lung cancer screening: More harm than good?

    Lung cancer screening: More harm than good?
    Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) declared that Medicare would now be paying for lung cancer prevention with spiral CT scans. The scans would be offered annually to people between the ages of 55 and 77 with at least a 30-...
  • Bulletin: House budget proposes repeal of an incredibly effective law

    Bulletin: House budget proposes repeal of an incredibly effective law
    My online dictionary defines "mantra" as a "group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power." The Republican assertion that "Obamacare is not working" fits this definition perfectly. You'll find it, among other places, on...
  • Improper payments by federal agencies reach a record $125B

    Federal agencies set a new record for improper payments last year, shelling out $125 billion in questionable benefits after years of declines. The payments included tax credits for families that didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might...
  • More than 289,000 Md. residents enrolled for health care

    The state of Maryland says 289,131 residents enrolled in health care in the second sign up period. The state says 122,778 enrolled in private plans. Of those, 87,007 received an advanced premium tax credit. There were 35,771 enrolling in private plans...
  • Indiana House backs 3-year ban on building nursing homes

    Indiana would have a three-year moratorium on construction of most new nursing homes under a proposal the state House narrowly approved Tuesday. The 52-40 vote came after a similar bill failed a year ago following private lobbying by a senior...
  • Republican unveils new bill to expand Medicaid

    With the governor's Medicaid expansion proposal defeated, a Great Falls lawmaker unveiled another health coverage plan Tuesday that seeks to reduce the number of people in poverty and, over time, reduce the number of people who qualify for Medicaid....
  • More deliberation with health exchange contracts needed, board member says

    More deliberation with health exchange contracts needed, board member says
    A member of the board that oversees the state exchange where people buy insurance plans under health reform said the entity needs to take more care in approving contracts. "I think we can do this with a little more deliberation," said the board member,...
  • GOP weighs increase in war funds to skirt Pentagon limits

    House Republicans are considering adding tens of billions of dollars to President Barack Obama's request for overseas military operations in an effort to get around tight limits on Pentagon spending. The move comes as Republicans are set to unveil their...
  • Federal agencies make $125B in improper payments last year

    Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a...
  • Obama administration: 16.4M have gained health insurance

    More than 16 million Americans have gained coverage since President Barack Obama's health care law took effect five years ago, the administration said Monday. But measuring a different way, an independent expert who took into account insurance losses...
  • Indiana Medicaid recovers $126,000 in lawsuit settlement

    Indiana's Medicaid program will receive more than $126,000 from a drug manufacturer that filed false claims to Medicaid and other federally funded health care programs. Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) announced Monday that the settlement with...