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2/25/17 - $18 Million Judgment Entered In Palm Beach Dermatologist Medicare Fraud Lawsuit
The judgment entered against Dr. Marder and his medical practice is $18,017,382.1. Theodore Schiff, a resident of Palm Beach County, FL. Dr. Schiff was represented by Lawrence Klitzman of the Klitzman Law Group, PLLC, and Daniel Miller of the law firm Berger& Montague, PC. After examining a significant number of patients who were seeking a second o
2/25/17 - 5 agent jabs at a draft ACA date change [LifeHealthPro]
The agents have sent comments to the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services to object to a proposal to have the open enrollment period for commercial individual major medical coverage for 2018 start Nov. 1 and end Dec. 15. The Trump administration and Republicans hope to repeal and replace the ACA. Current regulations call for the open enrollment
2/25/17 - 6 key trends affecting healthcare real estate in 2017 [Gulf Marketing Review (Middle East)]
Republicans have made efforts to repeal the ACA since its enactment, but Congress has not yet acted in 2017 to make significant changes to the law. Republicans have circulated multiple plans to replace the law, and Republican leadership has indicated that a replacement plan should reverse the expansion of Medicaid, strengthen Medicare, and give tax
2/25/17 - GOP health bill draft would cut Medicaid, emphasize tax credits
The Feb. 10 document follows the broad policy outline released by Republicans last week just before they went home for a Congressional recess. It proposes cuts to federal payments to states that have expanded Medicaid and offers tax credits for people to buy health insurance. The program would also be converted from a federal-state program that pay
2/25/17 - High error rate for Medicaid payments
"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789. The U.S. Government Accountability Office released more reports last month on the perpetual problem of government payment errors, this time within th
2/25/17 - Medicaid expansion favored
A majority of Kansans are in favor of Medicaid expansion. On Monday, they voted 9-8 to delay debate on a Medicaid expansion bill, a decision that was expected to make further consideration of the bill extremely unlikely this year. Two days later, an identical Medicaid expansion bill was very much alive.
2/25/17 - Protesters converge on U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren's office
I'm just saying how important these issues are to us, particularly the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security. Becker said she has Medicare, but supports others to have access to affordable health care. "I have Medicare, so I'm lucky for a while," Becker said. "
2/25/17 - State uncertain onhealth funding
President Donald Trump and a Republican majority in Congress say they will repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it in part with a Medicaid block grant plan even conservative Virginia lawmakers fear would punish the state. Congress also must decide by the end of September whether to reauthorize the children's health insurance program that pays
2/24/17 - $18 Million Judgment Entered In Palm Beach Dermatologist Medicare Fraud Lawsuit
The judgment entered against Dr. Marder and his medical practice is $18,017,382.1. Theodore Schiff, a resident of Palm Beach County, FL. Dr. Schiff was represented by Lawrence Klitzman of the Klitzman Law Group, PLLC, and Daniel Miller of the law firm Berger& Montague, PC. After examining a significant number of patients who were seeking a second o
2/24/17 - ACA Medicaid expansion may keep some wed [LifeHealthPro]
For U.S. residents with health problems, Medicaid benefits eligibility rules can be so powerful that they determine whether a significant percentage of older couples stay married or get divorced. The ACA provided money that states could use to offer Medicaid coverage to adults under 65 with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, st
2/24/17 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment RequestEvaluation of the Direct Certification With Medicaid for Free and...
This is a new collection for the Evaluation of the Direct Certification with Medicaid for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Demonstrations. Comments may be sent to: Conor McGovern, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1040, Alexandria, VA 22302. All written comments will be open for public inspection a
2/24/17 - AP FACT CHECK: Trump considers 20 million people 'very few'
He took another mysterious poke at Sweden, too, and decried open U.S. borders that are not. THE FACTS: More than 20 million people are covered by the two major components of former President Barack Obama's health care law: expanded Medicaid and subsidized private health insurance. The Medicaid expansion, adopted by 31 states and Washington, D.C., c
2/24/17 - Black and low-income New Yorkers largely shut out of major academic hospitals
Uninsured and Medicaid patients are also markedly underrepresented at the city's major academic hospitals. Similarly, only 22 percent of New York City's AMC patients had Medicaid and only 1 percent were uninsured, versus corresponding figures of 42 percent and 4 percent at city's non-AMC hospitals. The study was carried out by researchers at City..
2/24/17 - BRIEF: Woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud [The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.]
Feb. 24 MANKATO A Mankato business owner accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $417,000 through Medicaid schemes pleaded guilty Thursday to six felony counts of theft. She is accused of failing to conduct mandated background checks on employees and filing false claims to receive Medicaid funds. An investigation was launched by the Minneso
2/24/17 - Data on Medicare and Medicaid Discussed by Researchers at Louisiana State University (Bone fracture nonunion rate decreases with increasing age: A...
Data on Medicare and Medicaid Discussed by Researchers at Louisiana State University. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Louisiana State University, "A prospective cohort study design was used to
2/24/17 - eHealth, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results
eHealth, Inc., the nation s first and largest private health insurance exchange, announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Our investments are aimed at driving meaningful expansion in Medicare and Small Business membership to build a strong foundation of recurring commission revenues. During the fourth
2/24/17 - GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes
DES MOINES, Iowa Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law.
2/24/17 - Health Insurance Marketplace SM, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and...
Health Insurance Marketplace SM, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education, March 22, 2017. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services
2/24/17 - Health Insurance MarketplaceSM, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education...
Health Insurance MarketplaceSM, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education, March 22, 2017. The Panel advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services o
2/24/17 - Investigators from University of Pennsylvania Hospital Report New Data on Medicare and Medicaid (Enteral Access Procedures: An 18-Year Analysis of...
Investigators from University of Pennsylvania Hospital Report New Data on Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. According to news reporting from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "To evaluate national trend
2/24/17 - Kansas House passes Medicaid expansion [The Kansas City Star]
Feb. 23 The Kansas House gave final approval to a bill that would expand Medicaid in the state, just days after the expansion effort looked like it never would make it to the House floor. It will now head to the Senate where its chances to pass are unclear. The effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas almost never made it out of a House committee.
2/24/17 - Legacy passes inspection; Hilo nursing home was weeks away from losing Medicare certification
A Hilo nursing home facing loss of Medicare certification instead achieved a flawless inspection. Its status was confirmed this week by the Office of Health Care Assurance at the state Department of Health. It would have lost Medicare certification March 19 if it hadn't improved care.
2/24/17 - McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network to Showcase Value-Based Care Expertise During Cancer Center Business Summit
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Representatives from McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network will be presenting at the 10th Cancer Center Business Summit, which will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 6-7 at The Aria Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Today's community oncology practices face many decisio
2/24/17 - Medicaid expansion vote wins backing from area lawmakers [The Hutchinson News, Kan.]
Tory Arnberger, R- Great Bend, votes with conservative Republicans in the Kansas House of Representatives more often than not. On Friday morning, she voted for House Bill 2044 that will expand Medicaid eligibility as encouraged by the Affordable Care Act. The vote was 81-44. The Senate hasn't acted on the issue, but Senate Minority Leader Anthony H
2/24/17 - Medicare Advantage And Prescription Drug Services [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for RFP- Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Services. Additional Description: The State of Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller is conducting an active search of the marketplace for a service provider that can partner with OSC to provide Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug services to its Medicare- eligible ret
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