The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made $2.4 million in Medicare Parts A and B payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Following Medicaid expansion in New York, racial disparity increased for those seeking cancer treatment, according to a study from the Journal of American College of Surgeons.
A state Medicaid adviser told lawmakers on Monday that the Graham-Cassidy bill to replace Obamacare would stabilize the health care marketplace by combining Medicaid populations with younger, healthier individuals.
There were 178 cases in Kansas in which Medicaid and Medicare patients in nursing homes were either harmed or their health or safety was put in immediate jeopardy, according to a Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General audit report.
Both Democratic policy proposals and attacks on President Donald Trump are falling flat with voters heading into 2018, with a new report bluntly stating “none of it is working.”
Medicaid patients in New Hampshire are younger but cost 39 percent more than those in the individual insurance market, according to a report from Gorman Actuarial, Inc.
Fifty-one percent of registered voters said they support the idea of individuals who are in enrolled in Medicaid to have a job to be eligible for benefits, according to a poll from the Morning Consult and Politico.
Medicaid patients in Pennsylvania who experienced an opioid or heroin overdose were prescribed more opioids at high rates, according to a study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
An estimated $72 million in Medicaid payments were made to potentially ineligible beneficiaries in Kentucky, according to an audit from the agency’s inspector general.
Embattled pharmaceutical company Mylan on Thursday finalized a $465 million settlement with the Department of Justice for misclassifying the life-saving allergy treatment EpiPen to avoid paying Medicaid costs.