The Department of Health and Human Services is limiting the amount that private insurance companies can invest in fraud prevention, according to testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday.
The federal investigation into the relationship between Democratic donor Dr. Salomon Melgen and Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) has exposed the rampant culture of Medicare and Medicaid fraud, which by some estimates cost taxpayers as much as $98 billion in fiscal year 2011.
Obama’s campaign and administration emphasize different parts of Obamacare to different audiences depending on their racial makeup, according to a report in Politico.
Senate Democrats remain divided over President Obama’s proposal to raise taxes on incomes above $250,000, making it unlikely that the plan could garner a simple 51-vote majority in the upper chamber.
Despite claims to the contrary by Democrats and the media, Republicans in Congress have a concrete alternative to Obamacare—Rep. Devin Nunes (R., Calif.) has introduced legislation that would expand healthcare coverage without requiring a mandate.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal remains defiant in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare.