Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior government official declined to say Tuesday if the administration will support legislation to fulfill President Barack Obama’s oft-stated promise that anyone who likes their health care plan will be able […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major contractor behind the federal health insurance exchange website told the government last month it didn’t have enough time to test its product. CGI Federal also told the Centers for Medicare […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration’s malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration’s showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others […]
This month’s glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek […]
MIAMI (AP) — Dear seniors, your Medicare benefits aren’t changing under the Affordable Care Act. That’s the message federal health officials are trying to get out to some older consumers confused by overlapping enrollment periods […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Alberta Hough struggles to feed herself a snack, her arms shaking badly from Parkinson’s disease. Days earlier, the 84-year-old fell while eating, sliding off her kitchen chair. The rest of Hough’s day […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California lawmakers improperly stopped funding certain medical services that rural and other specialized health clinics provided to low-income residents under the state’s Medicaid program, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. A […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Medicare paid billions of dollars to nursing homes nationwide that were not meeting basic requirements to care for their residents, government investigators have found.
A highly touted new technology system designed to stop fraudulent Medicare payments before they are paid saved about $115 million and spurred more than 500 investigations since it was launched in the summer of 2011.
After meeting with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, House Speaker John Boehner says Democrats still haven’t recommended cuts to government benefit programs as part of a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.