Medicare & Medicaid

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…
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Mar 25, 2015 | Anthony Brino
“Not all readmissions can or should be prevented; indeed, some are planned as part…
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Mar 20, 2015 | Susan Morse
The bill proposes to increase payment accuracy, encourage physicians to adopt proven practices, supply doctors…
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Mar 20, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Banner finished 2014 with $8.8 billion in total assets.
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Mar 19, 2015 | Susan Morse
This year alone, prevention and enforcement efforts recovered $3.3 billion from individuals and companies that attempted to…
Mar 18, 2015 | Susan Morse
The audit, for years 2011 and 2012, covered $48 million in Medicare payments to the hospital for 7,506 claims…
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Mar 18, 2015 | Anthony Brino
Changing the bids could take as long as two years.
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Mar 17, 2015 | Susan Morse
Clinics allegedly sought reimbursement for injection treatments, physical therapy treatments and other medical items and services…
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Mar 17, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Association finds 48 rural hospitals have closed since 2010, the majority in Southern states, and 283 others are in trouble.
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Mar 16, 2015 | Kaiser Health News
Unless Congress takes action by the end of this month, doctors who treat Medicare patients will see a 21 percent payment cut.