Medicare & Medicaid

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Apr 29, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The Florida Legislature abruptly ended its session three days early on Tuesday, leaving hundreds of bills unrelated to…
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Apr 28, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Feds say Medical Center of Central Georgia billed Medicare for short-stay inpatient visits that…
DHHS building
Apr 27, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Like other recent proposals for inpatient hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities, payment would be tied to new…
Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 24, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Proposal also means 19 hospitals now listed as rural would be converted to urban, losing their 14.9 percent payment…
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Apr 23, 2015 | Susan Morse
"You're talking about a healthcare service that's more challenging to regulate. People are going into…
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Apr 23, 2015 | Susan Morse
ManorCare pressured skilled nursing facility administrators and rehabilitation therapists to meet unrealistic financial goals…
nurse helping an elderly man on bed
Apr 23, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The problem is that sometimes Medicare pays for care outside the hospice benefit that it already paid hospice to cover.
Apr 22, 2015 | Susan Morse
Tax deals and donations were not enough to keep the facility open.
Memorial Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center.
Apr 22, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Texas health system offering patients more choice and nurturing its own health plan, even while collaborating with major insurers.
White House, Washington, D.C.
Apr 22, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Obama administration tells state leaders that failing to expand Medicaid could jeopardize special funding to pay…