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ProPublica's Ongoing Series and Investigation Into Medicare Waste And Fraud.

Fanny Pack Mixup Unravels Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme, by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica

http://www.propublica.org/article/fanny-pack-mixup-unravels-massive-medicare-fraud-scheme

This article is part of an ongoing investigation by ProPublica into Medicare fraud. 251 more words

Criminal Law

Hobby Lobby Wins Contraceptive Ruling in Supreme Court

(WASHINGTON) — Companies are not required to pay for employees’ contraceptives for women if they have religious objections, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

The justices’ decision came in a 5-4 ruling in the much anticipated case. 330 more words

National

Suit says Chobani Greek Yogurt isn’t made in Greece and has more sugar than an ice cream bar

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

A deceptive-practices lawsuit (PDF) filed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court says Chobani Greek Yogurt is deceptively marketed as a healthy product, though it typically contains more sugar than a Nestle fudge ice cream bar. 405 more words

Law

Will Insurers Win Battle Against Rising Cancer Treatment Costs?

Insurers Take Up Fight Against Rising Chemotherapy Costs, by Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News 

http://tinyurl.com/no6clm6

Some cancer patients and their insurers are seeing their bills for chemotherapy jump sharply, reflecting increased drug prices and hospitals’ push to buy oncologists’ practices and then bill at higher rates.

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Health Law

Application ‘inconsistencies’ under health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million people who signed up for coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care now have an asterisk next to their names. 750 more words

Community

Application 'inconsistencies' under health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million people who signed up for coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care now have an asterisk next to their names. 750 more words

Health

Now Application ‘Inconsistencies’ Vex Health Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law. 824 more words

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