Monthly Archives: April 2012

China to develop Medicare insurance

China plans to expand a basic Medicare insurance plan in the country and ascertain a coverage rate of no less than 95 percent. In 2012, the government will mete out an annual per-capita subsidy of 240 Yuan ($38.1) for basic … Continue reading

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ACE USA, RPS Healthcare swells E&O Coverage for Podiatrists

ACE USA’s ACE Medical Risk Division better reimbursement limits for legal expenses incurred owing to an action by a federal or state agency arising from a podiatrist’s participation in the Medicare Plans or Medicaid programs. This new podiatrist professional liability … Continue reading

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Medicare test project is squandering $8 billion

Medicare is misusing more than $8 billion on an experimental program that rewards providers of mediocre health care and is not likely to produce practical results, according to federal investigators in a new report. The report, by the Government Accountability … Continue reading

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United Spinal & Allsup to organize Webinar on Social Security Benefits & Medicare Eligibility for People with Disabilities

United Spinal Association’s membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) and Allsup will host, What You Need to Know About SSDI and Medicare, a webinar planned for people who have queries about filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) … Continue reading

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U.S. watchdog criticizes Medicare quality insurance project

Medicare Plan, the U.S. healthcare program for the elderly, has expenses of more than $8 billion on a quality-improvement project for private health coverage that chiefly rewards plan with ordinary performances, according to a U.S. government watchdog. A report by … Continue reading

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Enhancing Primary Care Initiative By Centers For Medicare And Medicaid

Primary Care initiative or CPC endeavors to build up synchronization and association between private and public health care payers to support in improving primary care. As per Medicare Plan, it will coordinate with both commercial and State health insurance plans … Continue reading

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HCA Leads Hospital Higher on Medicare Deal expenses

HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA) and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) led hospital stocks higher after the companies held that a settlement of a 13-year-old lawsuit over Medicare Plan payments would enhance revenue and HCA reported higher admissions. HCA is the  biggest … Continue reading

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Medicare Made Simple

Medicare counselors from the Oklahoma Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) in Oklahoma City will facilitate an educational class in Enid. “Medicare Made Simple” is a class that will aid people preparing to retire and those new to … Continue reading

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Most Insurance covers only a part of the Cost of Hearing Aids

Only a small portion of U.S. adults who may benefit from hearing aids are actually able to get them, and one of the primary causes is money. A hearing aid usually costs a few thousand dollars, and even more, and … Continue reading

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Physicians group gets approval on Medicare ACO

Recent trends of hospitals and insurance groups forming coordinated care organizations has encouraged four physician groups to come together to uphold independence while being able to take part in a Medicare Plan shared savings program. Optimus Healthcare Partners LLC is … Continue reading

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