Medicare & Medicaid

Generic pills
Mar 30, 2015 | Charles Ornstein, ProPublica
Expenditures could mean higher deductibles and maximum out-of-pocket costs for many of the program's 39 million seniors and…
MD Anderson Cancer Center sign
Mar 26, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Outpatient payments for cancer hospitals were 37 percent higher than teaching hospitals for the same range of…
Sacred Heart Hospital in Chicago
Mar 26, 2015 | Susan Morse
The CEO, CFO and COO paid hundreds of thousands in illegal kickbacks to funnel referrals to the cash-starved and…
Congressional meeting
Mar 26, 2015 | Susan Morse
Thursday's vote came after a two-hour debate Thursday morning, with 212 Republicans and 180 Democrats voting in…
senior riding electric wheelchair
Mar 26, 2015 | Susan Morse
Former owners of California medical device companies of submitted fraudulent claims to Medicare for power wheelchairs and other…
Mar 25, 2015 | Henry Powderly
More than 1,300 healthcare providers operate on the edge of the U.S. healthcare system. They are critical access hospitals, small…
Generic hospital building
Mar 25, 2015 | Anthony Brino
“Not all readmissions can or should be prevented; indeed, some are planned as part…
Capitol Building
Mar 20, 2015 | Susan Morse
The bill proposes to increase payment accuracy, encourage physicians to adopt proven practices, supply doctors…
Photo of Banner Health in Phoenix, AZ
Mar 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Banner finished 2014 with $8.8 billion in total assets.
doctor in handcuffs
Mar 19, 2015 | Susan Morse
This year alone, prevention and enforcement efforts recovered $3.3 billion from individuals and companies that attempted to…