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  • Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health

    Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health
    Recently, Connecticut obstetrician-gynecologists were given an unwelcome surprise — massive cuts in payments for providing obstetric services to the state's Medicaid patients. The goal of these cuts is to slash the cost of the HUSKY program, which...
  • Fellowship Manor Receives Highest Rating and other company news

    Fellowship Manor Receives Highest Rating and other company news
    Fellowship Manor receives highest rating Fellowship Manor has recently received the highest possible overall rating of five stars U.S. News & World Report's sixth Best Nursing Homes. This is the third year that Fellowship Manor has received the...
  • Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

    Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play
    If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk....
  • Auto insurance bills changed to require $100 premium cut

    The Republican-led House will consider legislation that would cut auto insurance premiums in Michigan by $100 annually for two years and no longer let health providers charge car insurers much more to treat injured motorists than health plans are billed....
  • Here's a surprise: Congress is actually legislating

    WASHINGTON Congress, which for years has put the "fun" in dysfunctional, actually appears to be functioning lately. Thursday's vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general, and a day earlier to approve an anti-human trafficking bill, capped a...
  • East Windsor Parks and Recreation summer jobs

    EAST WINDSOR - The East Windsor Parks and Recreation Department is looking for applicants interested in working in the Snack Bar/Gatehouse, as a Camp Counselor, as a Lifeguard, as well as Water Safety Instructor. Applicants must be 16 years of age and...
  • Menendez lawyer could seek venue change for corruption trial

    A lawyer representing indicted Sen. Bob Menendez told a judge Wednesday he is considering filing a motion to have the upcoming corruption trial moved out of New Jersey and possibly to Florida, where the investigation into Menendez's relationship with a...
  • How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care

    How two friends died when they couldn't pay for health care
    Am I the only person in South Florida who has known people who died because they couldn't afford health care? I doubt it, but we don't share their stories, and that anonymity makes it all too easy for our elected officials in Tallahassee to detach the...
  • Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthrough

    House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy conferred amiably with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Republicans and White House officials slapped each other on the back. By...
  • Sentencing delayed for W.Va. pharmacy owner in fraud case

    Sentencing has been delayed for a Charleston pharmacy owner who pleaded guilty to making a false statement in a health care matter. The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/1Pdbc4T) reports a federal judge in Charleston on Monday pushed back the...
  • US intervenes in whistleblower cases against nursing homes

    The Justice Department said Tuesday that it is stepping into a long-running lawsuit against one of the nation's largest nursing-home chains, accusing it of systematic Medicare overbilling and sometimes putting frail, dying patients through arduous rehab...