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  • Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud

    Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud
    The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
  • Adult center to host Medicare event

    UnitedHealthcare will hold an event outlining details about Medicare at 2 p.m. Monday at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St. As part of National Medicare Education Week, the event will take place about one month before the...
  • Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties

     Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties
    When Carolyn Rondou needed knee replacement surgery in 2012, she decided to have the procedure done at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, even though there were several hospitals closer to her home in Fullerton. Rondou, a 66-year-old oncology nurse,...
  • Senior centers not 'just for old people'

    Senior centers not 'just for old people'
    There is a recent catch phrase that goes, "60 is the new 40," and a lot of seniors are buying into it. There's a good reason for that. They don't feel like they are 60 years old. Many are still working and have no immediate plans to quit, have active...
  • Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried

    Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried
    Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive several times a week to a dialysis center, Joanna Galeas relies on an increasingly popular at-home alternative to treat her kidney failure. Galeas, a 30-year-old Los Angeles resident, is among tens...
  • Democrats dust off the Medicare fraud ads; Scott calls Crist a 'mudslinger'

    Democrats dust off the Medicare fraud ads; Scott calls Crist a 'mudslinger'
    TALLAHASSEE -- After Gov. Rick Scott and his allies poured $14 million into ads since March, Florida Democrats are finally responding with a familiar line of attack: Medicare fraud. The Florida Democratic Party unveiled an ad buy Tuesday aimed at...
  • How to protect yourself from identity theft

    After the massive security breach at Target during the holidays, it's time to sit up and pay attention to the scourge of identity theft. There is no single way to protect your coveted identity, but there are plenty of best practices to employ to keep...
  • Republicans offer their two cents about what Obama should talk about in South Florida

    Republicans offer their two cents about what Obama should talk about in South Florida
    Original post | 5:44 p.m. Updated | 6:37 p.m. President Barack Obama visits South Florida on Friday, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama. They plan to visit a Miami-Dade County school to discuss, as the White House explained “how a...
  • Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare

    Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare
     – Gov. Rick Scott visited a senior center Tuesday to warn about cuts he said Obamacare is forcing in a popular version of the Medicare health program and to collect their horror stories. What he found was a satisfied group with few complaints....
  • House GOP revives Paul Ryan's austere budget, Medicare cuts

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan's lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up military spending and reduce taxes for the wealthy in a budget unveiled Tuesday -- an election-year calling card that Democrats...