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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...
MedPAC urges closer look at costs for MRIs, CT scans
A 17-member independent advisory group has urged Congress to get tough on doctors who order too many diagnostic...
Republicans reject CBO estimates on deficit impact
New Speaker of the House John A. Boehner and other Republican lawmakers pressed ahead with plans Thursday to repeal...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
House Republicans schedule vote on healthcare repeal for next week
House Republicans plan to fulfill a campaign promise and hold a vote next week on repealing the healthcare reform...
Key healthcare provisions take effect as GOP moves into House
Key parts of the new healthcare law will go into effect on Jan. 1, just before a Republican-controlled House returns...
Medicare detectives lag on reporting
They don’t seem that interested in hot pursuit. It took private sleuths hired by Medicare an average of six...
Doctors’ lobby losing clout on Hill
Months after delivering its crucial endorsement of the health care overhaul, the American Medical Association has found...
Preparing more care of elderly
With a nudge from the new health care law and pressure from Medicare, hospitals, doctors and nurses are struggling...

Webcast: ADL Coding and the Impact on Your Facility's Reimbursement
Don’t let improper ADL coding put your facility at risk of significant revenue loss. Join HCPro on Tuesday, June 19, at...
Webcast: Outpatient CDI: A Proactive Approach to Denials Management
During this live 90-minute audio conference, our expert speakers will explain the benefits of outpatient CDI reviews...