Dec 6, 2013 Instead of admitting Medicare patients quickly, hospitals are "observing" them for as long as two days.
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.
Jul 3, 2013 Staffing cuts at the Department of Health and Human Services mean fewer cases of Medicare, Medicaid fraud are investigated.
May 22, 2013 The prescription drug plan has created millions of senior customers for the pharmaceutical industry over ten years.
Apr 12, 2013 Current recipients have different reactions. Some scholars say basing the amount of payments on need could make the program less popular.
Apr 9, 2013 Glenn Hubbard, former Chair of the White House Economic Council of Advisers under President George W. Bush, discusses the entitlement reform, the economic recovery, and taxes.