A large health care organization headed by a major Democratic donor has agreed to pay $118 million to settle false claims and fraud allegations brought against the company by a group of whistleblowers.
The state of Washington did not suspend payments to numerous Medicaid providers who had been accused of fraud, putting funds at risk, according to a new government report.
Government entitlement programs such as Medicaid and housing assistance may make their beneficiaries less likely to work, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
Marilyn Tavenner, who headed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and oversaw the failed HealthCare.gov rollout, has secured the top lobbying job for the health insurance industry.
One in five Americans participates in government assistance programs each month, according to the most recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services secretly paid out over a billion dollars in improper hospital claims earlier last month, despite auditors labeling them unnecessary previously.
More than a quarter-million refugees are on food stamps, according to a memorandum to the Senate Judiciary Committee from the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
The insurance industry’s losses through President Obama’s health care law cannot be recouped with a bailout unless the U.S. Congress approves it, according to a release from the Government Accountability Office.
The federal Obamacare marketplace was unable to verify nearly 3 million irregularities in the applications for enrollment, according to a new audit by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The federal government paid out $14.4 billion in fraudulent reimbursements through Medicaid last year, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) highlighted a recent GAO report on the lack of oversight within Medicaid’s managed care organizations (MCOs) delivery system, which accounts for roughly $4 billion in waste each year.