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Medicare & Medicaid

HHS building
Dec 14, 2015 | Susan Morse
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued guidance to states seeking a 1332 waiver to about every…
healthcare app
Dec 14, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
As the deadline for January health care coverage nears, California's insurance exchange is intensifying efforts to…
Dannel Malloy
Dec 14, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
This week Connecticut's leaders had to close a $350 million hole in the state's budget. One place they cut is…
Ben Carson
Dec 11, 2015 | Susan Morse
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson this week released his healthcare platform, a plan for…
drug addiction
Dec 10, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The state is the first to receive federal permission to revamp drug and alcohol treatment for beneficiaries of Medicaid,…
stethoscope over money
Dec 08, 2015 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The Justice Department raked in more than $3.5 billion in 2015 in settlements and judgements…
fraud
Dec 03, 2015 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Ten former employees of Progressive Counseling Services LLC, which is based in Virginia Beach,…
Dec 02, 2015 | Susan Morse
Prescription drug spending was fueled largely by new medicines, particularly for specialty drugs such as…
Medicare card
Dec 02, 2015 | Beth Jones Sanborn
CMS said by the end of next year, 85 percent of all traditional Medicare payments to quality or value and 30 percent of…
Mammogram
Nov 30, 2015 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Women in Medicaid expansion states are far more likely to get screened for breast cancer, according to a new…

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