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  • Ingalls seeks an affiliation with hospital system

    Ingalls seeks an affiliation with hospital system
    Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, one of the few independent hospitals remaining in the Southland, is seeking an affiliation or partnership with a larger hospital system to improve its negotiating position with health insurance companies. According...
  • Podiatrist convicted in Sacred Heart Hospital kickback scheme

    Podiatrist convicted in Sacred Heart Hospital kickback scheme
    A Chicago podiatrist was convicted Thursday of accepting $2,000 monthly kickbacks from Sacred Heart Hospital in exchange for sending patients to the struggling West Side facility. Dr. Shanin Moshiri was caught in an undercover FBI recording in February...
  • Centene Plans To Buy Fellow Insurer Health Net For $6.3 Billion

    Centene Plans To Buy Fellow Insurer Health Net For $6.3 Billion
    Centene, in a deal announced Thursday, plans to acquire fellow health insurance and management company Health Net for $6.3 billion, becoming part of the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their...
  • Centene makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health Net

    Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net. The deal announced Thursday gives St. Louis-based Centene a chance...
  • Bond granted for release of West Palm doctor linked to Sen. Menendez

    Bond granted for release of West Palm doctor linked to Sen. Menendez
    WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will be released after more than 11 weeks in jail under a bond agreement reached Thursday. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Hopkins approved an $18...
  • Appeals court upholds $237M judgment against SC hospital

    A federal appeals court has upheld a $237 million judgment against a South Carolina hospital in a false Medicare claims case. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rejected Tuomey Healthcare System's challenge Thursday....
  • Better care for less

    Better care for less
    Any conversation about Maryland's new waiver to Medicare's reimbursement rules can quickly devolve into mind-numbing complexity. But Gary L. Attman, the CEO of FutureCare, can sum up its effect quite simply. He was recently headed to a meeting with a...
  • Aprenda todo sobre Medicare a ritmo de salsa

    Aprenda todo sobre Medicare a ritmo de salsa
    UnitedHealthcare ofrecerá seminarios educativos en el condado de Riverside para ayudar a los adultos de edad avanzada y otros beneficiarios estadounidenses de origen hispano a informarse más sobre Medicare y sus opciones de cobertura de cuidado de la...
  • Jay Ambrose: The Hillary Clinton plan to end Social Security

    Hillary Clinton says she cares about the middle class, but she doesn't. If she did, why would she want to dramatically reduce future Social Security benefits, suck unaffordable amounts from young people footing the bill and even risk the program's...
  • Medicare proposes coverage change on short hospital stays

    Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors. Under Medicare, coverage for inpatient and outpatient care is determined under very different...
  • Rare Medicare fraud case linking Miami to Nicaragua ends with 10 convictions

    MIAMI A one-of-a-kind Medicare fraud case U.S. expatriates using fake Miami addresses to receive millions of dollars in federal health care coverage while living abroad has reached a climax with 10 defendants pleading guilty. The last remaining...