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  • Glendale woman and L.A. doctor face fraud charges

    A 38-year-old Glendale woman who co-owned a home-health agency has been indicted for taking part in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of $22 million, according to court records unsealed on Thursday.  Angela Avetisyan, a Los Angeles physician...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Boo Bash at Orland Square Mall...
  • Democrats run the economy better

    Democrats run the economy better
    There are many reasons to be a Democrat — civil rights, environmental protection, protecting national security without being the world's policeman, and more. Yet, the Democratic Party's strongest advantage over our Republican opponents is that...
  • Manage your health records online

    Doctors and hospitals traditionally have been the gatekeepers of patients' medical records. That's changing as a growing number of digital tools place these records at consumers' fingertips. Patients can now view their medical records, download them to a...
  • Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles

    Por primera vez hay planes de 5 estrellas disponibles
    Los sénior que están comparando planes privados de Medicare tienen ahora finalmente planes de cinco estrellas para elegir. Los planes de cinco estrellas ofrecidos en 2015 por CarePlus Health Plans Inc, con sede en El Doral, han obtenido las cinco...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Kissimmee rehab owner pleads guilty to Medicare fraud

    Kissimmee rehab owner pleads guilty to Medicare fraud
    The former owner of a Kissimmee rehab clinic has pleaded guilty to $2.5 million in conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud and money laundering. Laura Leyva, 45, of Miami Lakes, pleaded guilty in Tampa federal court on Monday, according to a news release...
  • Comparing and choosing coverage

    Comparing and choosing coverage
    Open enrollment for 2015 is underway. And these charts can help you compare the premiums, deductibles and drug coverage offered in your community by private insurers with Medicare contracts. One chart details the 26 plans in Florida next year covering...
  • Medicare Advocates Asking Congress For Stronger Network Assurances

    Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress. The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
  • Social Security Q&A: Extra help for Medicare drug costs

    Q: I want to apply for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs. Can state agencies also help with my Medicare costs? A: When you file your application for Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug (Medicare Part D) costs, you also can start...
  • Pamela Yip: It's open season for Medicare-user scams

    With Medicare open enrollment in full swing, it's time to talk about protecting yourself from the crooks who use this period to steal from you. Medicare scams occur all the time, but the open-enrollment period is prime time for thieves to unleash their...