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2059 Articles Matching "medicare"

Different Takes: Oops, Medicare-For-All Idea Scored Big With Fox Audience; Europe’s Alternatives Outperform Canada’s Single Payer

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers express opinions about "Medicare for All."...
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Venrock report: Health tech players see Apple Watch as a clinical tool, 'Medicare-for-all' as opportunity for growth

Apr 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
The report surveyed 250 industry players including health IT startups, large employers, insurance companies, healthcare providers, academics, the government, investors and professional service...
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After Bernie’s Tweet, UnitedHealth’s CEO Describes ‘Wholesale Disruption’ Of Medicare For All

Apr 17, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth CEO David Wichmann said the insurer has long favored universal coverage but not via certain Medicare for All proposals he described as a "wholesale disruption of American healthcare."...
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Watch: ACA’s Future And ‘Medicare-For-All’ Front And Center As Candidates Line Up For 2020

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News talks about the court case challenging the Affordable Care Act and Democratic proposals to expand Medicare on C-SPAN and...
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Even People With Employer-Sponsored Plans Are Spending A Big Chunk Of Income On Health Insurance

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The affordability trends in the employer market are driven by healthcare costs rising a lot faster than the median income," said Sara Collins, vice president of healthcare coverage and access at the Commonwealth Fund. The trends may be fueling some of the "Medicare for All" interest, experts...
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UnitedHealth CEO says 'Medicare for All' would 'destabilize' US health system

Apr 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to create a government-run system to provide health insurance for all...
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Calif.-Based Sutter Health Agrees To $30M Settlement Over Allegations Of Submitting Inflated Diagnosis Codes To CMS

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Department of Justice alleges that Sutter and its affiliates submitted diagnosis codes that inflated the risk scores for certain beneficiaries in their care. “With some one-third of people in Medicare now enrolled in managed care...plans, large health care systems such as Sutter can expect a thorough investigation of claimed enrollees’ health status,” said Steven J. Ryan, special agent in charge with the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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Safety-Net Hospitals Fare Better Under New Medicare Reimbursement Rules

Apr 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals, shifting the burden of financial penalties toward hospitals serving wealthier patient populations, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The new rules also reduce the burden......
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Watch: Sanders Re-Ups ‘Medicare-For-All,’ Gets More Mileage On Campaign Trail

Apr 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The plan by Sanders has drawn a lot of attention on the campaign trail and Capitol...
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Longer Looks: Medicare-For-All, What Cancer Takes Away & The Measles Threat

Apr 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Different Takes: Why Not Let Americans Make Their Own Choices On Health Care?; Pelosi Has Political Reality In Mind

Apr 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about threats to end the health law and about promisies for extending...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Still More ‘Medicare-For-All’

Apr 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sarah Kliff of , Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the latest version of a “Medicare-for-all” bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a presidential hopeful, and Democratic and Republican reactions to it. They also discuss the latest on congressional efforts to rein in drug prices and another state effort to expand Medicaid — but not exactly in the way voters wanted. Also, Rovner interviews Ceci...
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Research Roundup: Medicaid Expansion, Health Law Repeal And Medicare Advantage Plans

Apr 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Pharma Has Always Had A Stronghold In Maryland’s Capitol, But Recent Loss Reveals New Weaknesses

Apr 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Maryland lawmakers have passed a first-of-its kind law to create a state board that could cap payments for ultra-expensive prescription drugs, a victory advocates were thrilled to achieve. Pharma has been fighting tooth-and-nail against the legislation, yet still was handed a loss. In other pharmaceutical news: the Medicare drug rebate rule, Gilead's workforce, and cancer drug shortages....
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Bernie Sanders puts focus on healthcare with Medicare for All bill

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the latest version of his ambitious "Medicare-for-All" plan on Wednesday, moving the healthcare debate among Democratic presidential contenders to center stage in the 2020 race....
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Feds Charge 24 People In $1.2B Medicare Scam Involving Prescriptions For Unnecessary Orthotic Braces

Apr 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Among those charged in what authorities say is one of the largest health care fraud schemes in history are doctors, call centers and medical equipment companies....
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Dozens Charged in Medicare Brace Scam

Apr 11, 2019 , WebMD
The scheme sold unneeded back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors, using overseas calls centers to get Medicare numbers from beneficiaries, the Associated Press...
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UnitedHealth To Expand Bundled Payments In Medicare Advantage

Apr 11, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group will expand bundled payments to doctors and hospitals contracted with Medicare Advantage plans effective Jan. 1, 2020....
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CMS's Seema Verma: Medicare for All is 'the greatest threat to innovation in healthcare'

Apr 10, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Verma also discussed the new AI Health Outcomes Challenge to speed up...
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What value-based payment changes are coming at the federal level?

Apr 10, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Expect a post-acute care bundle, rural-focused alternative payments, value-based payment approaches inspired by Medicare Advantage (MA), and additional mandatory models from the federal government, a top official said this...
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