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  • Feds say Florida health care company used expats to bilk Medicare

    MIAMI Santiago B. Montoya, a 72-year-old Miami doctor, was the medical front man for a one-of-a-kind scam that raked in $25 million from Medicare for services provided to retired U.S. citizens living in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, authorities say.
  • NYC doctor known for radio ads settles Medicare fraud case

    Gilbert Lederman, a former director of radiation oncology at Staten Island University Hospital, agreed to pay $2.35 million to resolve claims that he defrauded Medicare by seeking reimbursement for an experimental cancer treatment he claimed to have...

    HealthSouth buys home health operator as U.S. population ages

    (Reuters) - Hospital operator HealthSouth Corp bought the owner of Encompass Home Health and Hospice, the latest deal in an industry that looks poised to grow as the U.S. population ages. HealthSouth, whose shares were up 3.8 percent at $39.72 in...

    What to consider when shopping for pre-Medicare health coverage

    Pre-Medicare retirees need to lock in new individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 15 for coverage starting at the beginning of the year, but rushing into a new plan could be costly, experts say. The full open-enrollment period...

    An ongoing fight

    The Republican resistance to Obamacare is not surprising. Remember some of the party's fervent fights against Social Security in the 1930s and Medicare in the 1960s? — Patricia C. Houle, West Chicago   Follow the Editorial Board on Twitter:...