Trump Selects Obamacare Critic As HHS SecretaryThe president-elect's transition team did not immediately respond to questions about the congressman's past commitment to transform Medicare into a voucher-like system.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Phyllis (Vol. 3)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the final of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Carol (Vol. 2)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Glen (Vol. 1)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
Minn. Hospital Among Those Paying $28M To Settle Allegations Involving MedicareThe U.S. Justice Department says 32 hospitals in 15 states have agreed to pay $28 million to settle allegations they admitted patients for certain procedures that could have been done on an outpatient basis, resulting in higher Medicare bills.
ACLU Sues Over Ban On Transition-Related Surgery Coverage The American Civil Liberties Union says it filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Minnesota Department of Human Services, challenging the ban on transition-related surgeries for transgender people on Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.
Bloomington Doctor Charged With Fraud, Identity Theft, Taking KickbacksA Bloomington doctor will be in court Thursday, charged with taking money from Medicare and Medicaid.
New Surgery Robot Shortens Recovery Times In Knee ReplacementsA new medical robot is designed to make knee replacement surgery a less painful experience with a much quicker recovery.
Is Long-Term Care Insurance Right For Your Family?It's a topic a lot of people don't like to talk about: How are you planning to pay for long-term nursing care for an elderly parent, or even yourself? Surveys show seven out of ten people over the age of 65 will need it, and the costs can be staggering: between $5,000 and $10,000 a month.
Nursing Home Chain To Pay $38M In US SettlementA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at nearly three dozen facilities around the country, the Justice Department said.
Twin Sisters Plead Not Guilty To Medical Fraud Twin sisters who once lived in Massachusetts, and now live in Minnesota, have pleaded not guilty to charges they stole more than $580,000 from federal, state and local agencies by allegedly providing unlicensed psychological services.
Good Question: Why Isn't Dental Work Covered Under Most Health Plans?Anyone who has had an infected tooth, a root canal or their wisdom teeth pulled might have wondered what Darlene from LeCenter asked us earlier this week: Why isn't dental work covered under most health care plans?