For the third time, Congress is going to miss a deadline to avert a cut in payments to Medicare docs.
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May 28, 2010 As Memorial Day approaches, Congress will adjourn without resolving a glitch in how much Medicare pays doctors.
May 27, 2010 Rebate checks for Medicare beneficiaries in the drug plan's coverage gap will start arriving in June.
May 27, 2010 Manhattan and Munster, Ind., top the list for growth in Medicare services provided by doctors.
May 26, 2010 Expanding government health programs for the poor might cost states less than they think, according to a new study.
May 25, 2010 GOP objects to promotional language Democrats are using in their new Medicare brochures, which sounds eerily like a scene from 2004.
The wide open spaces of Provo, Utah, contain some of the highest rates of shoulder surgery in the U.S.
May 19, 2010 There has been a worrisome rise in expensive medical procedures in places that had been leaders in cost-effective health care.
May 13, 2010 Even as the federal government catches some Medicare and Medicaid scams, fraudsters pop up elsewhere to game the health system.
May 12, 2010 Implementation of health overhaul begins with some help for consumers on the Web. Look for state-by-state information on insurance options this summer.
April 6, 2010 An increase in Medicaid payments to primary care doctors that is part of the health overhaul law looks appealing to them. Some worry, though, that it won't last.
March 29, 2010 The delay in naming a leader to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid was pragmatic — nobody would have been confirmed before the battle over health overhaul was decided. Dr. Donald Berwick, a pediatrician and quality expert, has been on the...
February 19, 2010 An analysis of Medicaid figures shows the health program for the poor had the biggest ever annual jump in the number of people added to its rolls for the year ended last June. The increase is straining state budgets across the country, and the pai...
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