Medicare & Medicaid

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Jun 02, 2015 | Susan Morse
Issues include contractors' desire to protect their competitive advantage by not sharing certain innovations or other…
Jun 01, 2015 | Susan Morse
The top 100 inpatient stays are associated with approximately $62 billion in Medicare payments and over…
Jun 01, 2015 | Henry Powderly
Infections treatments lead to millions in medical charges.
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May 29, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Family caregivers can receive grief and loss counseling for up to a year following the beneficiary's death.
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May 27, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Among the major changes proposed for Medicaid plans are new provider adequacy standards, new mandates for capitated rate…
empty hospital beds
May 26, 2015 | Susan Morse
Dr. Aria O. Sabit profited by convincing patients to undergo spinal fusion…
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May 22, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
The Urban Institute says expansion of Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes over the poverty line was…
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May 21, 2015 | Susan Morse
Since Medicaid expansion coverage began last year, emergency room visits by the uninsured dropped by 22 percent this year,…
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May 13, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
States that expand get billions of additional federal dollars, but many Republican lawmakers are loathe to say yes to the Obama…
May 08, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Thirty-six percent of ophthalmologists ordered pre-operative tests for more than 75 percent of their patients, according to the study, which…