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Federal Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Medicare Fraud In Region

A new federal law enforcement strike force will take on Medicare fraud in New Jersey and the Philadelphia region.

Who pays hospital costs for patients in police custody?

News that Medicare improperly paid about $33 million for healthcare services to thousands of incarcerated patients between 2009 and 2011 should motivate hospital leaders to strengthen or establish relationships with local law enforcement authorities, a…

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioids bill

Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare…