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Government-funded Health Insurance

Sanders’ ‘BernieCare’ is a free health plan

Sanders’ ‘BernieCare’ is a free health plan

WASHINGTON — The most ambitious “repeal and replace” health-care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.

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Lawmakers in favor of Medicaid removed from health committee

Lawmakers in favor of Medicaid removed from health committee

November 12, 2015 3:31 pmLoading…

Iowa official: Some of Medicaid executive's emails improper

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Human Services Department director acknowledged in court that the state's Medicaid director likely had improper communications with an insurance company but says the email exchanges didn't taint the selection of companies to run Iowa's program.

October 27, 2015 7:46 amLoading…

Man pleads guilty to bilking $14M from Nebraska Medicaid

LINCOLN, Neb. — A Lincoln pharmacist accused of defrauding Nebraska's Medicaid program out of $14 million has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

September 30, 2015 1:11 amLoading…

Republican bills target Planned Parenthood federal funding

MADISON, Wis. — About $7.5 million in federal funding for Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin would be cut under two Republican-backed bills heard Wednesday by a state Assembly committee, measures that come as the Legislature also considers criminalizing research on aborted fetal tissue.

September 02, 2015 10:37 amLoading…

Woman charged with health care fraud pleads not guilty

FARGO, N.D. — A woman accused of visiting hundreds of medical facilities around the country to buy unnecessary prescription drugs with her Medicare card has pleaded not guilty in federal court in North Dakota.

August 22, 2015 11:31 pmLoading…

Feds say doc charged with fraud has fortune in rare coins

WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The government says a Detroit-area doctor milked Medicare for his rare coin collection.

June 18, 2015 11:37 amLoading…

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