Apr 9, 2014 Some providers accounted for a large portion of Medicare costs in 2012
Apr 9, 2014 Doctors who make the most in Medicare, by state and specialty
Dec 6, 2013 Instead of admitting Medicare patients quickly, hospitals are "observing" them for as long as two days.
Dec 5, 2013 The Gross Domestic Product doesn’t count volunteer work at all, and that includes unpaid care-giving for a sick loved one. But with such high costs for elderly home care, there’s often no alternative, as Marketplace’s Chris Farrell says.
Nov 27, 2013 The roll-out of Obamacare isn't the first time the government has done something this big.
Nov 19, 2013 Medicare is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year by failing to rein in doctors who routinely give patients pricey name-brand drugs when cheaper generic alternatives are available.
Nov 18, 2013 A new analysis by ProPublica finds that many doctors in the U.S. prescribe brand-name drugs to Medicare patients when generics can be dramatically cheaper -- and it's costing taxpayers hundreds of millions a year.
Oct 14, 2013 Medicare enrollment is already confusing enough. The new health care exchanges will only make it more so. And that could end up being costly for taxpayers.
Sep 20, 2013 What resources are available for people who take care of sick or elderly loved ones?