Medicare

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Name: Medicare
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 3 reports

Candidate backs Massachusetts 'single payer' plan

BOSTON — Democratic candidate for governor Don Berwick on Wednesday called for a "single health care payment system" for Massachusetts.Berwick, who headed the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 17 months, is one of five Democrats, ... [Published Modesto Bee - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

GOP Governors Hit Obama Administration on Medicare Advantage Rates

Photo: Pete SouzaThree Republican governors yesterday blasted President Barack Obama over changes to next year’s Medicare Advantage rates, writing in a letter that the Obama administration’s recent rate announcement was “little more than political th ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Medicare Kept Paying Indicted, Sanctioned Doctors : Shots

hide captionA check of Medicare's new database of payments to physicians confirms that at least $6 million in 2012 went to doctors who had been indicted or otherwise sanctioned. iStockphoto In August 2011, federal agents swept across the Detroit area, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Is Medicare enough?

If you're considering getting supplement insurance, or Medigap, sign up within six months of enrolling in Medicare.NEW YORK (Money Magazine) My father just went on Medicare. Should he buy Medigap insurance? Which policy is best? -- Joe, Houston. If your ... [Published CNN Money - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Medicare data Minnesota providers collect less on average than peers

The federal Medicare health insurance program winds up paying the fare for many of the ambulance rides provided by the city of St. Paul. That's why the city in 2012 was one of the largest ... ... [Published Big News Network - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 6 reports

State AARP Urges Brownback To Veto Health Compact Bill

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger, the Kansas state chapter of AARP, and several other groups are calling on Governor Sam Brownback to veto a bill authorizing Kansas’s membership in an interstate health care compact.Bill supporters say the compact ... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 5 reports

American HealthTech Passes ICD-10 Medicare Billing 837i And Form CMS-UB04 Claim Test

American HealthTech, a Jackson, Mississippi- based leader in LTPAC EHR software, announces that it has passed the ICD-10 claim test for Medicare Billing 837 i and Form CMS-UB04, along with passing testing with all Medicare fiscal intermediaries, the private ... [Published Insurance News Net - 12 hours ago]
Entities: ICD-10, Medicare
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Dutton compares Medicare to Kingswood

LETTING private health insurers loose on primary care may be the answer to upgrading Australia’s outdated ‘Holden Kingswood-era’ Medicare system, according to Health Minister Peter Dutton.Writing in the journal Health Voices, published by the Consumers ... [Published Medical Observer - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 4 reports

Each Doctor's Payments: Medicare Costs, Benefits

The Medicare "data dump" April 9 — revealing, after decades of secrecy, how much each doctor is paid by the federal program — was an overdue step toward smarter medical spending.Unfortunately, the raw data lacks context and is creating some sticker shock ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Medicare, oncologist, Drugs
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

Taking the Sense Out of Incentives

I’m not really sure where the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is trying to go with the two-midnight rule, but I fear it’s backwards.The American Hospital Association and several hospitals have taken the gloves off and filed suit over the two-midnight ... [Published Health Data Management - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

Oregon Medicare payments: 6 interesting facts in the data

Last week, the federal government released data on 2012 Medicare payments to doctors across the nation. The Oregonian's database editor Mark Friesen crunched the numbers related to the government's $508 million in payments to Oregon doctors.Among his ... [Published Oregonian - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Feds Begin Fingerprinting 'High Risk' Medicare Providers and Suppliers

Four years after Obamacare became law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is notifying Medicare providers and suppliers of new fingerprint-based background checks.  Eventually, all individuals who hold a five percent or greater stake in ... [Published Town Hall - Apr 15 2014]

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...may have worked in the past, but it doesn't fly any longer," said Mark Rukavina, principal with Community Health Advisors and a report contributor. "This [report] basically lays out the principles for creating a new response to the question."
"That's the simplest and cleanest way for GERS, the Division of Personnel and the employee to keep track of the payment of the premiums that are owed" Hermon said
...who worked 35 or more hours per week (full time) and 50 or more weeks during the previous calendar year (year round)," said the Census Bureau. "For school personnel, summer vacation is counted as weeks worked if they are scheduled to return to their job in the fall."
"Congressman Holt has been a stalwart advocate for sound public policy that advances all the sciences, including biotechnology. Through his over fifteen years of service to the citizens of New Jersey's 12th district, he has elevated the level of discussion and support for science in the U S Congress. By demonstrating a respect for research and an appreciation of scientific thinking, he has set a standard to which we all can aspire" said Debbie Hart, President and CEO of BioNJ

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Nurse Case Manager appointed at Wayne Memorial [Published Carbondale News - 47 mins ago]
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Candidate backs Massachusetts 'single payer' plan [Published Modesto Bee - 1 hour ago]
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Candidate backs Massachusetts 'single payer' plan [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 1 hour ago]
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Candidate backs Massachusetts "single payer" plan [Published Boston Herald - 1 hour ago]
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Should drug firms make payments to doctors? [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
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What is the future of your favorite federal pro... [Published Federal Eye - 4 hours ago]
You may be surprised to learn that the impact could be much more dramatic than you think, the Center for American Progress said Wednesday in an analysis of the recently passed House budget sponsored by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) In ...
Detroit Retiree On Pension Cuts Deal: ‘The Dama... [Published Think Progress - 5 hours ago]
Detroit retiree and former firefighter Brendan Milewski CREDIT: Brendan Milewski For Detroit’s retirees, it’s all over but the voting. Most of the bankrupt city’s retirees will face much smaller pension cuts than observers have long feared would be ...
When I say this model is unsustainable.. [Published Right Thinking - 5 hours ago]
It is because of facts like the following : Buried deep on the website of the U.S. Census Bureau is a number every American citizen, and especially those entrusted with public office, should know. It is 86,429,000. That is the number of Americans ...
New York court guts a groundbreaking health-car... [Published Ezra Klein - 5 hours ago]
These guys' lives aren't easy. (Flickr user hof_paris under a Creative Commons Attribution License) Harminder Singh, a taxi driver who's worked nights in New York City since 2001, says he knew the job was making him sick. He felt fit enough, even ...
6 Ways Pew Research is Encouraging a Generation... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 6 hours ago]
Matthew Yglesias points to a new piece from the Pew Research Center that, it seems, was written to spur a nonexistent (according to its own data) generational battle over Social Security and Medicare. Look, we understand it is difficult to write ...
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Medicare Billings Show Abuses [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 10 2014]
WSJ's What's News -- Nothing Like Medicare [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jan 17 2014]
Government funding cuts wound Aetna [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 29 2013]
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More Healthcare Providers Using Bundled Payment... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 15 2014]
COA States "CMS Release Of Medicare Claims Data... [Published Financial Services - Apr 11 2014]
Doctors Fighting Physician Accountability to Pu... [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Medicare Data Release Counterproductive, Mislea... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 10 2014]
SEC Charges CVS With Misleading Investors and C... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 08 2014]
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