Federal prosecutors have charged six Detroit-area physicians with fraudulently billing Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan in connection with a scheme to hook patients on opioids and then require them to undergo unnecessary procedures to get more pills. 480 more words
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Two of the nation’s largest healthcare groups are suing the Trump administration over a final rule to institute site-neutral payments for clinic visits, saying the policy would hurt patients. 396 more words
Incremental measures will dominate action on the health law in a largely gridlocked Congress.
The midterm elections all but ended the Republican push to repeal the 2010 law known as Obamacare, but as a defining issue for Democrats in their takeover of the House, 1,466 more words
Significant legal challenges have marked the history of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since its passage in 2010, and have largely determined the outlines of the law’s current structure. 877 more words
The Department of Justice (DOJ) argued in court Thursday that key parts of ObamaCare are now unconstitutional, siding in large part with a conservative challenge to the law. 351 more words