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  • IPC The Hospitalist defrauded Medicare and Medicaid, U.S. lawsuit says

    The U.S. Justice Department has accused a North Hollywood healthcare company of defrauding the federal government of millions of dollars by overbilling for services its doctors performed. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Chicago, federal lawyers said IPC...
  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill

    Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a Medicaid expansion bill that will tap $2.4 billion in federal funds over the next several years to provide more health care coverage for the poor. The money includes approximately $400 million to enroll new...
  • $96 billion: All sorts of stuff

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. This is a special installment of "It's in the Budget," because Virginia actually has a...
  • Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again

    Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again
    Maryland officials are poised to again review their Medicaid rolls for those who no longer qualify. The state ceased such reviews for six months as it worked to open the new online marketplace for people to buy public and private insurance plans and...
  • Many factors go into withdrawal rate

    Q: I am 61 years old and planning to retire at age 67. I have about $400,000 in my accounts. How much might I be able to withdraw from my accounts when I retire? – D.M., Orlando A: A reasonable withdrawal rate depends on a large number of...
  • Selling elderly parent's home and Medicaid implications

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances. My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
  • Sources: Aetna Mulls Sale Of Coventry Health Care Assets

    Aetna is exploring a sale of some of Coventry Health Care's assets worth as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a year after it acquired Coventry for $5.6 billion. Aetna Inc., the third largest U.S. health insurer, is...
  • Very Big Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court -- open thread

     
    I'll be pretty tied up today in meetings and then going to the Hunt Club Aquatic Center in Gurnee for a remote broadcast with Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder on WGN-AM 720 from 3 - 5:30 p.m., but it's going......
  • Federal Auditors Question Access Health CT's Internal Controls

    Federal auditors reported Tuesday that they had found deficiencies in the internal controls used by the health insurance exchanges run by Connecticut, California and the federal government. The problems could have limited the marketplaces' ability to...
  • Supreme Court abortion clinic decision could help labor organizers

    There is no way to look at the Supreme Court’s decision Monday in the Illinois home health care workers case other than as a defeat for labor. Yeah, it was limited and could have been worse, but you just know from Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr.’s...