Archive for January 7th, 2014

Government Wants To Overhaul Medicare Broker Compensation

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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President Johnson signs the Medicare bill.
President Johnson signs the Medicare bill.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to make big changes in the way private Medicare plans pay agents and brokers.

Walmart Health Plan Better & Cheaper Than ObamaCare

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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Walmart is offering better and cheaper healthcare insurance  coverage for its more than one million employees than plans competing under  Obamacare, the  Washington Examiner reports.

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Hospital Cost-to-Charge Ratios Continue To Rise

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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By Zack Budryk (FierceHealthCare)

Hospital charges continue to rise, with some procedures billed at more than 10 times their cost, according to a statement from National Nurses United (NNU).

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San Antonio Attorney Faces 42 Counts Of Health Care Theft, Fraud

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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By Kathryn Brenzel

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 4:27 PM ET) — A Texas attorney has been indicted on charges that he ran a Ponzi-like scheme that scammed insurance plan managers and their clients out of millions intended for stop-loss insurance for health care benefit programs, instead spending the money on credit card and mortgage payments.

Editor’s Note: This article sounded familiar so we went back through our archives and found this:  TexcessRe

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