Tag Archives: Medicare

Amid Medicare For All Talk, Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' System

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, reacts while speaking during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A new health insurance industry-backed poll shows two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare… Read More »

Hospital chain to pay $260 million to settle criminal charges for defrauding Medicare

Health Management Associates agreed to pay more than $ 260 million and entered a deferred prosecution agreement to settle criminal charges for allegedly paying physicians kickbacks and defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs, the Justice Department said Tuesday. HMA, which was acquired by the for-profit hospital Community Health Systems in 2014, allegedly paid physicians… Read More »