Menendez's 'Patron' Gets 17 Years, But Not For Bribing Senator

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) departs the United States Court with his children Alicia Menendez and Robert Melendez, Jr., after his corruption trial ended in a mistrial, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz -

Bilked Medicare out of $73 million

'We Simply Don't Know' How Much Medicare Fraud There Is

US | Thomas Phippen
Prescription painkiller Hydrocodine Bitartrate and Acetaminopohen, 7.5mg/325mg pills, made by Mallinckrodt sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey

This is encouraging

Feds Waste $730 Million In Medicare Payments For Electronic Records

US | Thomas Phippen
A doctor takes cash (Photo: Shutterstock/VGstockstudio)

‘Minimal documentation’

Medicare Overpaid 33 San Francisco Hospitals Millions Using Inaccurate Wage Data

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Closeup shot of a senior walking with walker assisted by a nurse. (Shutterstock/

Nation’s best-paid medical center exaggerated ‘wage data’

Obama's White House Spent $77 Million To Advertise Obamacare Last Year

Politics | Thomas Phippen
Obamacare costs (Photo: Shutterstock/ zimmytws)

‘We aren’t going to continue spending millions of taxpayers’ dollars…’

Seema Verma Is The Pragmatic Leader We Need at CMS

Opinion | Mark Parkinson & Scott Tittle

Bipartisanship is needed in Washington, and Ms. Verma is determined to find solutions across party lines.

Court Ruling That Feds Owe Obamacare Insurer Could Leave Gov't On Hook For Billions

US | Sarah Hurtubise

‘The joke is on you. You shouldn’t have trusted us’

How Did Five People Overdose On Heroin In A Nursing Home?

US | Eric Lieberman
Care Worker Helping An Elderly Woman. [Shutterstock - SpeedKingz]

‘If you are right, it goes against what our mission has been’

Inmates Getting Millions In Improper Medicare Benefits, Trend Likely To Continue

US | Kathryn Watson
Prisoners are getting millions in Medicare benefits. Photo: Shutterstock

Federal law requires Medicare not to pay benefits for jailed recipients

Gov't Furious Sen. Manchin's Daughter Overcharged It By Millions For EpiPens

Business | Robert Donachie
Mylan NL CEO Heather Bresch is sworn in before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Rising Price of EpiPens, at the Capitol in Washington, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The bad PR for Heather Bresch continues

Proposed Medicare Rule Would Use Metric Banned During Obamacare Death-Panel Debate

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
A doctor wears her stethoscope around her neck during a strike outside St Thomas' hospital in central London, Britain January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

‘We propose to use indications-based pricing where appropriately supported by published studies’

Reps Take A Stand Against Medicare Proposal They Say Would 'Severely Harm' Access

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price (R-GA) speaks to reporters after announcing the House Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Severely harm patient access to needed drugs’

IG Says Two States Need To Return $130 Million Of Federal Medicaid Money

US | Ethan Barton
Clown doctors of the Theodora foundation (REUTERS/Pascal Lauener)

States shuffled funds around to conceal excessive Medicaid spending

GOV'T GREED: Docs, Hospitals May Go Unpaid In Obamacare Co-Op Flops

US | Richard Pollock
Doctors Jordan Klein and Chane Price confer as University of Miami interns Ignatios Papas and Tim Sterrenberg look on in the Rehabilitation Unit of Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami

‘There will be a shortfall … there‚Äôs no resolution at this point.’

Internal Watchdog Report Unveils 'Missteps' Behind Disastrous Obamacare Website

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Obama delivers final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington

‘We found that HHS and CMS made many missteps throughout development and implementation that led to the poor launch’

Obamacare Correction To Medicare Costs How Much?

US | Juliegrace Brufke
Seniors Rush To Register For Medicare Part D Plan Before Deadline

The rule could cost upwards of $1.3 billion over 10 years

Obama Wants $1.8 Billion To Handle Zika Virus

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Barack Obama/Reuters

The majority of the funds would be allocated to the CDC

Obamacare Co-Op Mess Causes $1.3 Billion In Losses

US | Richard Pollock
President Barack Obama arrives from New York to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington September 29, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘The taxpayers lose all the money’