| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:02 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:02 PM
– 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....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...