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Commentary: Is PPACA really an abandonment of federalism?

When the 111th Congress began crafting what came to be the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) it attempted to resolve one of the most inscrutable problems facing all health care regimes, i.e., everyone consumes health care but not everyone pays for it.

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Obama pivots, eyes Medicare changes, tax increases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama, risking liberal anger and Republican scorn, is turning his attention to the nation's crushing debt with an anti-deficit framework that tackles politically sensitive health care programs while also increasing taxes.

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Sorting out Medicare

As enforcement of new Medicare secondary payer reporting rules loom, attorneys are trying to educate themselves to avoid payment delays and stiff penalties. A section of the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP ...

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Gillibrand seeks tougher fraud fines

(Dolan Media Newswires) — Saying Medicare and Medicaid abuses costs the nation and New York State billions of dollars annually, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today unveiled legislation that would increase penalties and fines for Medicaid and Medicare fraud.

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Bill would double Medicare fraud penalties

MIAMI — Medicare fraud suspects would face longer prison sentences under a U.S. House bill proposed Tuesday that also advocates biotechnology such as fingerprint scanning to ensure patients are getting the goods the government is billed for.

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