Home Health Agency To Pay Millions To Settle False Claims Act AllegationsPruittHealth, Inc. and affiliated entities (“Pruitt”) have agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that they submitted claims for home health services that were not covered by the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and that they failed to refund overpayments that they had received from Medicare and Medicaid in a timely manner.
Rising Drug Costs In Florida Threaten Bay Area Independent PharmaciesIn Tampa Bay, there are close to 100 independent pharmacists that are at risk of shutting down because of lack of drug pricing regulations. Independent pharmacies are worried that this will cause pharmacy deserts and hundreds of millions of dollars in losses in Florida's economy.
Abrams Kemp Debate Dominated By Voting AccessVoter suppression charges and counterclaims of encouraging illegal voting dominated the first debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp in the race for Georgia governor.
Study: Circumcision Rates Declining Among US MalesFewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.
Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix ObamacareSome immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Sebelius: 'This Is Not A Bait-And-Switch'President Barack Obama's top health care official told a national convention of state legislators that it's not too late for states to get on board with the 2010 health care overhaul.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.
Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip AwayAfter Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on WomenIf you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan's record on women's health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney's primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours