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Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Medicare fraud nets 20-year prison sentence for Miami physician
A Miami-Dade doctor convicted of pocketing more than $1 million for writing phony prescriptions for unnecessary HIV...
McKinsey stands by contested health insurance survey
Under fire from Democrats in Congress, consulting firm McKinsey & Co. today released its methodology for a...
Ad campaign touts preventive care benefits of health reform law
The Obama administration is kicking off a nationwide ad campaign urging seniors to take advantage of free preventive...
WellPoint to Buy CareMore
Health insurer WellPoint says it will buy CareMore, a privately held company that operates Medicare Advantage plans and...
Medicare Could Save $7.6B by Raising Eligibility Age to 67
While the government would benefit, out-of-pocket costs for 65- and 66-year-olds would go up by $5.6 billion and...
Web Exclusive: As GOP Readies Attack on Healthcare Reforms, HHS Touts Benefits
The Affordable Care Act lowers prescription drug costs, extends the life of the Medicare trust by 12 years, and helps...
Web Exclusive: CMS Releases Value-Based Purchasing Incentive Plan
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a long-awaited proposal on so-called value-based purchasing...
Medicare performing effort draws fire from frustrated doctors
Some physicians believe an "unresponsive administration" has led to the mismanagement of Medicare’s...