The question of Medicare coverage for off-label prescriptions, something that has already been decided in the territory covered by the U.S. District Court of the Southern District, has now moved to the Western District, where two new cases raise the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s ready to sign “good, bipartisan” legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts in Medicare reimbursements as Senate Democrats seemed to soften their opposition to the package. Obama’s remark, made a day before the ...Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO — Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for people who don’t identify with their biological sex. ...
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WASHINGTON — Medicare’s payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barack Obama’s health care law is summarily overturned, the administration has quietly informed the courts. Although Obama’s overhaul made ...Read More »
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Medical Insurance Medicare – “Incurred” Metz v. United States Life Insurance Company 10-4305-cv Judges Walker, Straub and Livingston Background: The appellant had sued the defendant for failing to pay insurance benefits to ...Read More »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made some changes to help lawyers settle personal injury cases and address “secondary payer” reimbursement to Medicare. As of Oct. 1, liability insurers are obligated to collect data on personal injury settlements ...Read More »
Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport is warning constituents about a scam meant to trick them into passing along credit and debit card information and Social Security numbers. The callers falsely claim that the information is necessary in order to receive their Social Security and Medicare benefits.Read More »