The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has partnered with Michigan to test efforts to improve care and contain costs for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees.
Ground ambulance services can pose a serious fraud threat as evidenced by recent cases and extended governmental moratoria on new ambulance provider applications in fraud zones.
For the first time ever, same-sex married couples can qualify for Medicare, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.
Like many physicians who switched to cash practice, brothers Jonathan Izbicki, D.O. and Harry Izbicki, D.O., experience a rosy view of life without insurance hassles, U.S. News & World Report reported.
Hospitals erroneously bill Medicare millions of dollars a year because they incorrectly classify the patients they treat, according to a report issued late last week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General.
The CEO of Madison Parish Hospital in Tallulah, La., is in prison for healthcare fraud, but the facility he ran may have to foot the bill for his misdeeds, the Monroe News-Star reported.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should improve its system for sharing data on providers whose participation in federal healthcare programs has been terminated, the Office of Inspector General announced.
Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors denied Medicare providers more than $2 billion in payments in fiscal year 2012, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Congress.
Test care models that coordinate benefits for dual-eligibles are lacking in quality-of-life measures, which are essential to identifying effective innovations, concludes a new policy brief from The Commonwealth Fund.
A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted a southern California man for his role in a $1.5 million durable medical equipment (DME)-related fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced Monday.