The chickens have come home to roost for the Obamacare-hating Republicans. Since 2010 they have run on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They voted scores of times to do so always comfortable in the knowledge that Obama himself would veto any such bill and they would not have to come up with a replacement. 838 more words
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Victims of “Dr. Death” had until this week to submit receipts for unnecessary chemotherapy, medical bills for liver damage and funeral expenses for their loved ones. 249 more words
NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — A Grinnell, Iowa physician has pleaded guilty in federal court on two counts of health care fraud, says U.S. Attorney Kevin VanderSchel . 76 more words
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More than 80% of the money that Medicare paid to chiropractors in 2013 went for medically unnecessary procedures, a new federal audit found. The federal insurance program for senior citizens spent roughly $359 million on unnecessary chiropractic care that year for treatment of strains, sprains or joint conditions, a review by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General found.
How much did it cost you to become a licensed and practicing healthcare professional? While doing the math, in addition to the hard cost of tuition for many years of school, remember to include the opportunity cost of all else you may have done to earn money while you dedicated your life and career path to healthcare practice. 639 more words