Medicare

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Name: Medicare
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Let's tackle prescription drug abuse in Medicare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) rightly calls prescription drug abuse a national epidemic, costing tens of thousands of lives and tens of billions of dollars a year. Simply put: the status quo is unacceptable and we can do better ... [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Can Medicare Reform Save Money and Improve Quality?

Medicare, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, needs to be fixed. But if backers of reform frame that change primarily as a way to reduce federal spending, they are doomed to fail. The other day, former Republican senator Judd Gregg wrote ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Expands Medicare Option to Pima County

Currently, more than 20,000 Maricopa County"An estimated 165,000 Pima CountyMedicare-eligible Pima CountyAbout Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona andBlue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage is an HMO plan ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Medicare Part D: open enrollment counseling

The Health Insurance Counseling Program is administered by the Greenwich Commission on Aging in cooperation with Family Centers Inc.Trained volunteer counselors are available for individual counseling on original Medicare, Medicare D, Medicare Supplement ... [Published Greenwich Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Billions in MU Penalties Start Hitting in 2015

If the nearly $25 billion paid out so far through the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs is making some American taxpayers uneasy, they need not worry. Providers who don’t successfully demonstrate meaningful use will soon start paying hefty ... [Published Health Data Management - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 11 reports

SCAN Health Plan Announces Medicare Advantage Benefits; Expands Into Two New California Counties for …

LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SCAN Health Plan announced today its 2015 benefit plans, designed to provide Medicare-eligible Californians easy access to providers and programs that support healthy and independent aging. SCAN is one of the nation’s ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Selects a Towers Watson Company to Administer OPERS Medicare Connector

Entities: Towers Watson, Medicare
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 7 reports

NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network, LLC and Humana Collaborate to Benefit Medicare Recipients

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company with 2.4 million Medicare Advantage members, and NYUPN Clinically Integrated Network, LLC (NYUPN) announced today a new partnership aimed at…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 14 reports

Doctors Net Billions From Drug Firms

Drug and medical-device companies paid at least $3.5 billion to U.S. physicians and teaching hospitals during the final five months of last year, according to the most comprehensive accounting so far of the financial ties that some critics say have compromised ... [Published 590 KLBJ - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

IBC discontinues drug plan for 9,000 customers

Independence Blue Cross, the biggest health insurer in Southeastern Pennsylvania, said it was discontinuing its stand-alone prescription drug plan for people who have traditional Medicare plans or a Medicare supplement plan. IBC said the stand-alone pharmaceutical ... [Published Philly.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

LOA offices open scheduling for Medicare Part D enrollment help Wednesday

(WSLS) - The Local Office on Aging locations in Roanoke, New River Valley, Danville, Lynchburg and Martinsville will start taking phone calls from local seniors who need help looking over paperwork for Medicare Part D open enrollment which begins October ... [Published WSLS - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Medicare, Officer, Drugs
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Medicare chemo payment cuts haven't held down cancer care costs, study finds

The aggregate cost of cancer care rose by up to 60 percent from 2003 to 2013, despite the passage of a law that cut reimbursement for chemotherapy, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 30 2014]

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Idea Gallery: What is Population Health, Anyway? [Published RWJF - 56 mins ago]
How A Law From The Civil War Fights Modern-Day ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 57 mins ago]
ClearRiver Health Enters Medicare Advantage Mar... [Published Chattanoogan - 1 hour ago]
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Proton Center Closure Doesn't Slow New Construc... [Published NPR - 1 hour ago]
Let's tackle prescription drug abuse in Medicare [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
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OMC cutting services for ‘New Families’ [Published Sequim Gazette - 1 hour ago]
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Hospitals with aggressive treatment styles had ... [Published Medical Xpress - 1 hour ago]
ACA, HIPAA Excepted Benefits Final Rules Released [Published XpertHR - 1 hour ago]
LCA Participates in Congressional Black Caucus ... [Published Lung Cancer Alliance - 1 hour ago]
Sen. Kelly discusses aging matters [Published Monroe Courier - 1 hour ago]
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Mealey's Health Law - Federal Judge Partially G... [Published Mealey - 1 hour ago]
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Memorial Hermann Advantage Set to Offer Medicar... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 28 mins ago]
HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health Plan and Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company announced today that they have contracted with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer Memorial Hermann Advantage ...
Five Reasons Americans Can’t Find Jobs [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added about 215,000 jobs in September, about half of what is needed each month to bring unemployment down to pre-financial crisis levels. The official unemployment rate is 6.1 percent, ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage Exp... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 2 hours ago]
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1 , 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning October 15 of this year, Medicare-eligible, Pima County residents will have the option to enroll with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage (BCBSAZ Advantage). The expansion of BCBSAZ ...
Spiriva from All Day Chemist?? [Published HealthBoards - 3 hours ago]
Hi, I haven't posted for a while. I have lost all my research from this site regarding Spiriva from ADC. I am now ready to order. Do I want Tiova 90 rotocaps with the Rotohaler. I need a 3 mo supply. Would that be the same 18 mcg as the brand Spiriva ...
How auto-renewal can harm competition [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - 5 hours ago]
The following originally appeared on  The Upshot  (copyright 2014, The New York Times Company). My colleagues Margot Sanger-Katz and Amanda Cox wrote recently that shopping around for the best price can be crucial for people renewing their coverage ...
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Netflix vs. Healthcare.gov [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
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Medicare Billings Show Abuses [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 10 2014]
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Former CMS Deputy Director joins Cognosante as ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 5 hours ago]
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