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House OKs bipartisan Medicare doc bill

WASHINGTON — In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The 392-37 House vote came on a package ...

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Medicare proposes PI settlement rules

Proposed rules on how future medical bills in personal injury settlements should be handled to protect the interests of Medicare have been released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. New reporting requirements have ushered in a regime in ...

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Medicare anti-fraud effort disappoints

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Launched last summer, a $77 million computer system to stop Medicare fraud before it happens had prevented just one suspicious payment by Christmas. That saved taxpayers exactly $7,591. Hoping for much better results, a disappointed Sen. Tom ...

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