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  • Florida cardiologist suspended from billing Medicare

    A Florida cardiologist who was the second-highest paid doctor in the U.S. by Medicare in 2012 has been suspended from the program. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services suspended Dr. Asad Qamar in March. Qamar is the founder of the Institute of...
  • Former nursing home employee faces forgery, fraud charges

    A former employee at a southeastern Indiana nursing home faces charges alleging that she bilked the home's elderly residents out of nearly $10,000 in Medicare funds. Thirty-six-year-old Amy Haley was recently charged with two counts each of forgery and...
  • Savvy Senior: Choosing a home blood pressure monitor

    Savvy Senior: Choosing a home blood pressure monitor
    Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer me any tips on choosing a home blood pressure monitor? I just found out I have high blood pressure, and my doctor told me I need a monitor for the house so I can keep an eye on it. — Shopping Around Dear Shopping,...
  • As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust

    As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust
    Baby boomers appear poised to leave their mark on yet another institution — the insurance industry — as they age into Medicare eligibility. The roughly 75 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are driving demand for Medicare Advantage,...
  • Social Security Q&A: What are the different parts of Medicare?

    Q: I will rely on Medicare when I retire. Can you explain the different parts of Medicare? A: The different parts of Medicare cover your specific needs. There are four parts, all of which work in tandem to deliver healthcare services. Part A...
  • No bond decision for doctor charged with Sen. Menendez

    A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was sent back to jail for another two weeks Monday as a judge tried to ensure he couldn't flee if released on bond. Defense attorneys for Dr. Salomon Melgen remained...
  • Medicare panel: Ease rehab coverage for seniors

    A panel that advises Congress on Medicare policy says the government should make it easier for seniors to get covered for rehab after a short hospital stay. MedPAC said in a report Monday that Congress should revamp a rule that says to qualify for...
  • Uber-volunteer enjoys getting paid in hugs and smiles

    Uber-volunteer enjoys getting paid in hugs and smiles
    Bruce Morgenstern was thrilled the first time he was able to use his AARP discount. He'd signed up as soon as he celebrated the Big 5-0. A few weeks after his birthday, Morgenstern was in a North Carolina Denny's on its senior discount day. The...
  • Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns

    A government data warehouse that stores personal information on millions of HealthCare.gov customers is raising privacy concerns at a time when major breaches have become distressingly common. A government privacy assessment dated Jan. 15 says data "is...
  • Anthem, other health insurers are eyeing consolidation

    Anthem, other health insurers are eyeing consolidation
    Another consolidation wave may be coming to the health insurance industry with Anthem Inc. playing a major role. Analysts have pegged Anthem as one of three potential bidders for Humana Inc., which is prized for its big presence in the Medicare...
  • Derby Pain Clinic Medical Director Fined $7,500 By Med Board

    The medical director of a pain clinic in Derby was reprimanded and fined $7,500 on Tuesday by the state Medical Examining Board for writing prescriptions for patients based on assessments of their appearance or behavior conducted by unlicensed medical...