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  • Two Fairfield County Dentists Accused Of Fraud

    HARTFORD — Two Fairfield County dentists face first-degree larceny and other charges for allegedly defrauding Medicaid, the state and federally funded program that provides health care to low-income people. George Betser, 71, of Stamford, was...
  • Ex-HHS Secretary Sebelius gets warm reception from health law supporters

    WASHINGTON In one of her first public speaking events since she left office last month, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday thanked her supporters, jabbed her detractors and shared some of the encounters with everyday...
  • Malloy, New England Governors Announce Plan To Combat Heroin Use

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined four other New England governors Tuesday to announce regional efforts to combat heroin use in the Northeast. The strategy includes plans to share prescription data across state borders, to establish agreements between state...
  • Reader feedback June 18: Newport News marathon, Deeds analyzes Medicaid, Peninsula heat

    City announces marathon Officials announced the inaugural Newport News One City Marathon on Monday at the Marriott City Center in Newport News. The first full marathon on the Peninsula is scheduled for March 15, starting at Newport News Park near Fort...
  • Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois

    Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois
    Derek Russell has lupus and high blood pressure and can't afford his prescription drugs. Amanda Whitlock works outdoors all summer and is allergic to bees and wasps and concerned about spots on her skin she fears could be pre-cancerous. Both lost...
  • 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...
  • Can claims data crack the health care cost riddle?

    WASHINGTON Nearly a decade before the Affordable Care Act, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and a few other states began creating all-payer claims databases (APCDs). Acting as trusted third parties, they required all commercial insurance...
  • Strong words from state Sen. Creigh Deeds on resignation of Sen. Puckett/blow to Medicaid expansion

    Democratic state Sen. Creigh Deeds released this statement on June 17 about Sen. Puckett's resignation and Medicaid expansion in Virginia: "Last week saw the passage of a state budget and also the potential demise of Medicaid expansion in Virginia....
  • 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...
  • Explore all options to pay for your parents' care

    Your parents fed you, clothed you and forgave you when you wrecked the car, so lending them a helping hand in their final years seems like the least you can do. But you also have your own retirement security to worry about — and maybe college...