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  • Medicare's latest 'doc-fix' needs work

    Medicare's latest 'doc-fix' needs work
    We don't quite share Capitol Hill's sense of joyful self-congratulation over the Medicare bill that has passed the Senate en route to President Barack Obama's likely signature. On the plus side, Congress did away with an outmoded and increasingly...
  • Will the Medicare "doc fix" really solve the payment issue?

    Will the Medicare "doc fix" really solve the payment issue?
    The highly touted "Medicare doc fix" passed Congress this week. It replaces the SGR formula that wasn't working and created an annual crisis. How well will the new payment system work? Read this American Health Care Association blog to understand the fine...
  • Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

    Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance
    With just a couple of weeks left in the Affordable Care Act's special enrollment period for health insurance in 2015, the federal government has released more details on those who signed up during the primary open enrollment, which ended Feb. 15. The...
  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...
  • Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem

    Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem
    No matter what generation you are -- Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial or even a Gen Z teen now handling money -- you're doing something wrong with your money, according to a series of recent surveys about generational financial planning. The most common...
  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    UnitedHealth Group Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations
    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, beat analysts' expectations with first-quarter earnings driven by growth in its Medicaid and Medicare customer base and stronger revenue from its Optum subsidiary. The company reported quarterly...
  • A look at key parts of sweeping bill changing how Medicare pays doctors

    The historic compromise legislation passed by the Senate this week will overhaul the way Medicare pays physicians and will create new systems to reward high-performing doctors. The bill, which drew unusual bipartisan support in both chambers of...
  • Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M

    Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M
    FORT LAUDERDALE — The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in a $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Three former managers...
  • Florida doctor in Menendez bribery case charged with Medicare fraud

    Florida doctor in Menendez bribery case charged with Medicare fraud
    A Florida doctor accused of bribing U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on suspicion of carrying out extensive Medicare fraud at his eye-care practice for a decade and for treating patients for disorders they didn't have, officials said Tuesday....
  • Peter Orszag: Congress' smart plan to pay doctors for quality

    In a welcome break from political stasis, Congress may be on the verge of passing important bipartisan legislation to fix the way Medicare pays doctors. A bill before the Senate this week, which the president is willing to sign, would shift toward...
  • Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare

    Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the...