Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicaid

Podiatrists, dentists must be covered

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 […]

07/05/2013

Medicare

Medicare paid $5.1B for poor nursing home care

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.

02/27/2013

Medicare fraud

New Medicare fraud detection system saves $115 mil

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.

12/14/2012

Fiscal cliff

Boehner: Dems need to propose spending cuts

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.

11/29/2012

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