At $1.2 Billion, Massive Medicare Fraud Case May Just Be Tip Of IcebergA record Medicare fraud bust--totaling $1.2 billion in wasted tax dollars--may just be the tip of the iceberg in a case that keeps raising troubling and expensive questions.
UnitedHealth Beats Expectations All AroundUnitedHealth covers nearly 50 million people internationally as the largest U.S. health insurer, but it also has been stoking growth in its Optum segment for several years now.
24 Charged In Medical Supply Phone Scam Costing Medicare $1.2 BillionThe U.S. Department of Justice announced action Tuesday against 24 people involved with five telemedicine companies and 130 medical equipment companies for billing Medicare for the more than $1.2 billion in unnecessary medical equipment.
Outgoing Sen. Donnelly Warns Dems: When You Talk 'Medicare-For-All,' You 'Start Losing The People' In IndianaOutgoing Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly said Democrats need to be careful in promoting too many progressive ideas in red states like his because they'll "start losing the people in my state."
Medical Supply Phone Scam Targets Seniors, Costs Medicare MillionsIf you're in pain, a free back or neck brace sounds like a good deal, but it's really part of a multi-million dollar scam by many different companies that are ripping taxpayers off.
Trump Announces Plan To Lower Drug Prices: 'This Is A Total Rip Off, And We Are Ending It'President Trump on Friday introduced his blueprint to "bring soaring drug prices back down to earth."
Hospitals Might Soon Have To Post Prices For Patients OnlineHospitals may soon have to post their standard prices for patients online, under a proposed rule unveiled Tuesday by the Trump administration.
A Warning For Seniors On MedicareA local insurance advisor is warning seniors on Medicaid and Medicare not to ignore letters from the state.
Doctor Accused In Sexual Assaults Get 9 Years For Medicare FraudCharles Dehaan was sentenced to 9 years for fraudulently billing Medicare for house calls in which he allegedly molested home-bound patients
Retired City Workers Hoping For Continued Medical CoverageA sizeable group of retired city workers are set to lose their health insurance just days from now and are scrambling to figure out how they will afford coverage.
Tinley Park Doctor Convicted Of Medicare Fraud Gets 40 MonthsA Tinley Park doctor convicted earlier this year of defrauding Medicare has been sentenced to 40 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Phyllis (Vol. 3)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the final of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Carol (Vol. 2)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Glen (Vol. 1)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
13 From Illinois Charged In Federal Health Care Fraud SweepA nationwide health care fraud sweep that led to charges against hundreds of doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners includes four cases being prosecuted in Chicago.