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Alcohol
Jan 07, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
For decades, if someone on Medicaid wanted to get treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, they almost always had to rely…
Ruby Memorial Hospital
Jan 07, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
West Virginia hospitals are savings millions annually thanks to declines in uncompensated care due to…
Nurse with patients
Jan 06, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Public health experts have known for decades that even with medical care easily available, patients…
Money stethoscope handcuffs
Jan 06, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The former owner and operator of three different health clinics in Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to six and a half years…
hospital
Jan 04, 2016 | Susan Morse
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and other organizations representing Medicare Advantage plans that…
generic hospital
Jan 04, 2016 | Mike Miliard
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in tandem with the Office of the National Coordinator for…
Rolls Royce Ghost
Dec 31, 2015 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Sentencing continues for family members involved in a Medicare Part D fraud scheme that bilked the system for more than…
cancer patient
Dec 30, 2015 | Jeff Lagasse
A nonprofit specializing in financial assistance for underinsured Americans has opened a new fund to…
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Dec 30, 2015 | Jeff Lagasse
The state of Maryland is proposing significant changes to how its Medicaid system doles…
medical supplies
Dec 29, 2015 | Susan Morse
A pre-authorization process for certain medical supplies has worked to bring down costs in sample…

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