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Prolific Prescribers Of Controlled Substances Face Medicare Scrutiny

by Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones,  NPR

Despite a national crackdown on prescription drug abuse, doctors churned out an ever-larger number of prescriptions for the most-potent controlled substances to Medicare patients, new data show. 138 more words

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Linda Joy Adams: DAILY RECAP 12/12/14-12/14/14: WHO HACKED SSA WITH INFO IRS DID NOT POST?; PRESIDENT OBAMA BORN IN TOPEKA KS, SON OF JIM T PARKS?[ 27 more words

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Rite Aid Resolves FCA Allegations

Thanks to a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit filed pursuant to the qui tam provisions of the Act by Jack Chin, Rite Aid Corporation (Rite Aid) has agreed to pay the United States $2.99 million to resolve allegations that it violated the FCA by inappropriately using gift cards to induce Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to transfer their prescriptions to Rite Aid.   81 more words

Medicare Fraud

"Extremism And Corruption In The Sunshine State": What Americans Don’t Know (Yet) About Jeb Bush

Whenever the deep thinkers of the Republican establishment glance at their bulging clown car of presidential hopefuls – with wacky Dr. Ben Carson, exorcist Bobby Jindal, loudmouth Chris Christie, and bankruptcy expert Donald Trump jammed in against Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, to name a few – they inevitably start chattering about Jeb Bush. 632 more words

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More healthcare gripes

As anyone who has dealt with the issues of caring for an elderly parent can attest, it can be infinitely frustrating – at times, even rage-inducing – to be the victim of an insurance loophole. 608 more words

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New Medicare Rules Coming For Dialysis Patients In Pennsylvania And New Jersey

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A crackdown on Medicare fraud will affect dialysis patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Both states are part of a pilot project to cut down on ambulance trips to treatment. 174 more words

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