Health savings accounts could help correct the price distortions and fraud in the system.
False records, unnecessary medical treatment, money laundering…
One is an actuarial certainty, the other is a hypothesis. But to the left, only one is a crisis.
‘The wheelchairs were not medically necessary because the beneficiaries could walk’
Don’t trust the hospital checklist, get a lawyer.
Assistant Attorney General: ‘The mere thought of what he did is chilling’
So much for recovery
‘We think it’s really important to incentivize this kind of care’
Knowingly misdiagnosed patients, referred them for costly surgeries
‘Medicare ‘is under attack’
Elderly patients face going broke with the expensive drug or doubling their office appointments
Expect even more this year
Medicare cuts hurting
Two new private-sector cost cutting measures pose a threat to independent diagnostics.
Sending patients to themselves
But don’t expect them to start double-checking
States should be allowed to experiment with reforms, not be bribed into expanding the program.
Unnecessary disclosures drive the wrong kind of office competition.
‘Financial consequences of aging societies are likely to overshadow all other economic trends’
Last Friday’s report is nothing for the Obama administration to be proud of.