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9/15/17 - Medicare for all Back to you, Sens. Kaine, Manchin
On Wednesday morning, Mr. Sanders played right to his liberal base when he unveiled a plan to provide universal health care to all Americans. As The Washington Post reported in advance of the formal announcement, Mr. Sanders will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would expand Medicare into a universal health insurance program with the back
9/15/17 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
SUMMARY: The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each pr
9/15/17 - BRIEF: Senior center hosts workshop on Medicare fraud [Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.]
Sept. 15 TRURO The Truro Senior Center will host a workshop at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on preventing Medicare fraud and abuse. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Andrea Lavenets, outreach coordinator at the Provincetown Senior Center, at 508-487-7080 or at ALavenets@Provincetown-MA.gov. The workshop is sponsored by the Provincetown C
9/15/17 - Challenger in 68th House District pressures Loupassi on education, Medicaid expansion Loupassi faces pressure on education, Medicaid expansion while trying to keep Richmond-area House seat
G. Manoli Loupassi, a Richmond Republican who has represented the 68th House District for nearly a decade, went head-to-head with Democratic challenger Dawn M. Adams, a nurse practitioner and state health official trying to flip the suburban seat to Democratic control. Speaking at the civic group's monthly luncheon at Willow Oaks Country Club, both
9/15/17 - EDITORIAL: Medicare for All? First, some big questions [The Charlotte Observer]
Sept. 14 The United States has long needed a real debate about the possibility of the kind of universal healthcare system that has led to some better outcomes in other developed countries. Bernie Sanders effectively kicked off that debate Wednesday by revealing a "Medicare for All" plan, backed by 15 Democratic Senate colleagues. "The truth is,
9/15/17 - Feds Should Investigate Alleged Medicaid/Opioid Fraud Scheme in PA
Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is calling on the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate suspected under-the-table kickbacks by Medicaid-reimbursed outpatient facilities to "recovery homes" in Philadelphia. Recent reporting by the Philadelphia Inquirer revealed these alleged abuses of vulnerab
9/15/17 - Findings from University of Pittsburgh Yields New Findings on Clinical Trials and Studies (Medicare Utilization of Vertebral Augmentation 2001 to...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Data detailed on Clinical Research- Clinical Trials and Studies have been presented. According to news originating from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Vertebral fractures have a substantial impact on the health and quality of life of elderly
9/15/17 - Findings from Virginia Commonwealth University Provides New Data about Breast Cancer (Impact of Medicaid Disenrollment in Tennessee on Breast Cancer...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News New research on Oncology- Breast Cancer is the subject of a report. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from Virginia Commonwealth University, "The current study examined the effects of the 2005 Medicaid disenrollment in Tennessee on breast cancer stage at the time of
9/15/17 - Fort Worth doctor gets more than 16 years in prison in Medicare fraud scheme [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
Sept. 15 DALLAS A Fort Worth doctor involved in a scheme that sent the federal government more than $50 million in fraudulent billings was sentenced to 16 years and eight months in prison on Wednesday. "This is the kind of flagrant fraud that drives up healthcare costs to consumers everywhere," U.S. Attorney John Parker said in the release. Co
9/15/17 - Lining up behind Sanders, Democrats have become socialists
WASHINGTON- When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. The Democrats have become socialists. This became official, more or less, Wednesday afternoon, when Sanders rolled out his socialized health care plan, Medicare for All, and he was
9/15/17 - Medicare card remake to fight identity theft
WASHINGTON Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. While the first mailings of new cards begin next April, Congress has set an April 2019 deadline for all beneficiaries to have received one.
9/15/17 - Medicare Supplement Association Offers Discount on Sales Training Videos
The American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance announced a dramatic offer for agents to access the organization's library of online sales training videos.
9/15/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at University of North Carolina (Trends in Surgical Management and Costs...
New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at University of North Carolina. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Investigators publish new report on Medicare and Medicaid. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the University of North Carolina, "The PearlDiver datab
9/15/17 - Recent Findings from University of Pennsylvania Has Provided New Information about Medicare and Medicaid (Perceived barriers to healthcare and...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Research findings on Medicare and Medicaid are discussed in a new report. According to news originating from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Many Medicare beneficiaries perceive barriers to receiving healthcare, although the consequences ar
9/15/17 - Rep. Blunt Rochester Introduces Bill on Medicare Advantage Plans
Lisa Blunt Rochester, D- Del., has introduced legislation to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to exclude MA quality rating bonuses for certain new entrant Medicare Advantage plans from benchmark cap." Lisa Blunt Rochester in Washington at 1123 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/ 225-4165; or in the district offi
9/15/17 - Rep. Kihuen Issues Statement on Medicare Buy-In, Health Care Stabilization Act
Ruben Kihuen, D- Nev., issued the following statement on his co-sponsorship of the Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act, introduced by Rep. John B. Larson, D- Conn., Rep. Joe Courtney, D- Conn., and Rep.
9/15/17 - Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) News Release
ROSEVILLE, MI- The two largest Michigan organizations which help individuals enroll in health insurance today received notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that their budgets would be slashed. Enroll Michigan, which provides funding to 28 subgrantees received a 90 percent cut, from roughly $1.2 million in 2016-17 to $129,899 f
9/15/17 - Rep. Tim Ryan Joins Reps Larson, Courtney, and Higgins to Introduce the Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act
Tim Ryan, D- Ohio, issued the following news release:. Representative Tim Ryan joined Reps. John Larson, Joe Courtney, and Brian Higgins this week to announce the introduction of the Medicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act.
9/15/17 - Reports Outline Medicare and Medicaid Findings from L.A. McCormack and Colleagues (Demographic factors influencing nonurgent emergency department...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Researchers detail new data in Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting out of Chattanooga, Tennessee, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "To use administrative medical encounter data to examine nonurgent emergency department utilization as it relates to member...
9/15/17 - Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-PA) News Release
Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is calling on the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate suspected under-the-table kickbacks by Medicaid-reimbursed outpatient facilities to "recovery homes" in Philadelphia. Recent reporting by the Philadelphia Inquirer revealed these alleged abuses of vulnerab
9/15/17 - Sen. Sanders Introduces Bill to Establish Medicare-For-All Health Insurance Program
Tammy Baldwin, D- Wis., Richard Blumenthal, D- Conn., Cory Booker, D- N.J., Al Franken, D- Minn., Kirsten Gillibrand, D- N.Y., Kamala D. Harris, D- Calif., Martin Heinrich, D- N.M., Mazie K. Hirono, D- Hawaii, Patrick J. Leahy, D- Vt., Edward J. Markey, D- Mass., Jeff Merkley, D- Ore., Brian Schatz, D- Hawaii, Jeanne Shaheen, D- N.H., Tom Udall, D-
9/15/17 - Single-payer health bill reveals Democrats' socialist leanings
WASHINGTON- When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. The Democrats have become socialists. This became official, more or less, Wednesday afternoon, when Sanders rolled out his socialized health-care plan, Medicare for All, and he was
9/15/17 - State delays $1.7B in payments The Associated Press
HARRISBURG- Pennsylvania state government will delay more than $1.7 billion in payments due largely to Medicaid insurers and school districts, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday, amid an unprecedented cash crunch and a fight in the Republican-controlled Legislature over how to plug a projected $2.2 billion budget hole. "We've been told it's goin
9/15/17 - Study Findings from D.R. Jolles et al Provide New Insights into Cesarean Section (Outcomes of childbearing Medicaid beneficiaries engaged in care at...
Study Findings from D.R. Jolles et al Provide New Insights into Cesarean Section. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Fresh data on Surgery- Cesarean Section are presented in a new report. According to news originating from Tucson, Arizona, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Variations in care for pregnant
9/15/17 - The Democrats have become socialists
WASHINGTON- When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. The Democrats have become socialists. This became official, more or less, Wednesday afternoon, when Sanders rolled out his socialized health care plan, Medicare for All, and he was
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