The federal investigation has resulted in 53 convictions – 38 of them doctors – in connection with the scheme, which involved millions of dollars in bribes and more than $100 million in payments from Medicare and private payers.
With my 65th birthday -- and eligibility for Medicare -- arriving in a few months, my mailbox is full of solicitations for Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage Plans. If I accepted all the free lunches and dinners I've been offered in exchange for attending these...
Providers could soon have new options for caring for some of their sickest patients if the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) agrees to them. The Physician-focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), on Monday decided to recommend three...
The prices of the 20 most commonly prescribed brand-name drugs for seniors have risen nearly 10 times more than the annual rate of inflation over the past five years, according to a congressional report released Monday.
A doctor from North Haledon with an office in Paterson received a three-year prison sentence on Monday for defrauding Medicare and private insurance firms out of $3 million by billing for physical therapy sessions that were performed by unqualified staff members.
U.S. hospitals have held onto millions of dollars in warranty credits from medical manufacturers that should have been sent to Medicare, according to the latest audit of federal payments related to recalled and defective heart devices.
If you want to buy milk, Austin Frakt says, you could check prices at Shaw’s and Costco. Gas? Compare different stations’ prices at the pump. In both cases, the sellers charge every buyer the same price, allowing buyers to look for the best deals.