Medicare/Medicaid

    Medicare Made $6.7 Billion Wrong Payments


    (PREVENT DISEASE NEWS) – There is something seriously wrong with the way attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in young children in the US, with over 1 million kids being potentially misdiagnosed just because they are the youngest in their kindergarten year, with the youngest in class twice as likely to be on stimulant medication. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  The Affordable Care Act is gutting the US economy, inadvertently knifing out chunks of multiple millions of dollars from the private sector, as the unintended consequences of crony government intervention take hold. (more…)


    One Therapist, $4 Million in 2012 Medicare Billing


    (ANH USA) – Are We About to Make Criminals Even More Violent? At least 1 million American prisoners suffer from mental illness, and of these only 15% of local inmates and 27% of state prisoners currently receive some treatment in the form of psychotropic drugs. (more…)


    (HUFFINGTON POST)As we enter March, the nightmare that is Obamacare continues to seek and destroy the pocketbooks of hardworking Americans. (more…)


    (NEWSMAX) – Millions of new enrollees are signing up for Medicaid due to its expansion under Obamacare, but many will be shocked to learn that their estates can be held liable for the costs of their healthcare. (more…)


    (PROPUBLICA) – With just a handful of prescriptions to his name, psychiatrist Ernest Bagner III was barely a blip in Medicare’s vast drug program in 2009.  (more…)


    (SEATTLE TIMES)As thousands of state residents enroll in Washington’s expanded Medicaid program, many will be surprised at fine print: After you’re dead, your estate can be billed for ordinary health-care expenses. State officials are scrambling to change (more…)


    16 Apr (CHICAGO TRIBUNE –  An elderly man was admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital on Chicago’s West Side in late February, intubated and sedated for more than a week and scheduled for an emergency tracheotomy even though it was medically unnecessary, federal prosecutors allege.) (more…)


    13 Nov (ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH) – Does AARP really speak for the elderly?  Or the AMA for doctors?  In Washington, AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons) is said to represent the interests of retirees in arguments about medicine. (more…)


    6 Nov (OMSJ) – Last week, OMSJ responded to reports that scientists at Imperial College in London had developed a new HIV test that is “10 times more sensitive and a fraction of the cost of current methods.”  Shortly after we published our report, Quest Diagnostics demande (more…)


    5 Sep (MERCOLA) – Only weeks after pleading guilty to criminal charges that it promoted its anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Abbott Labs is being sued again for similar charges with a different drug.  The new (more…)


    6 Aug (NaturalNews) – The agencies and bureaucracies of our Leviathan government were created for our own good, we are constantly told, which is also the excuse we’re given anytime a group of lawmakers or citizens calls for any of them to be dismantled. That excuse may no longer hold water for the Food and Drug Administration which, (more…)


    9Jul (NATURALNEWS) – Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a “criminal racket” over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news. Drug and vaccine manufacturer Merck was caught red-handed by two of its own scientists faking vaccine efficacy data by spiking blood samples with (more…)


    3 Jul (PROPUBLICA) – On Monday, the Department of Justice announced that drug company GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay a $3 billion fine, the largest health care fraud fine in the history of the United States.  This fine is just the latest in a string of drug company penalties for improper promotion of drugs for “off-label,” or unapproved, uses. (more…)


    23 Mar (WASHINGTON) – Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (Quest) and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), the nation’s two largest laboratories, are currently involved in a multi-billion dollar Medicare scam, according to a lengthy and critical expose published in one of the medical laboratory industry’s leading trade publications. (more…)


    13 Nov | WASHINGTON –  Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is needed or will work.  Senior officials have taken unusual steps to secure the contra (more…)


    4 Nov | MIAMI Fl. – A federal judge slapped two Miami sisters convicted of Medicare fraud with 14-year prison sentences, chastising them for exporting their HIV-clinic scam to Detroit. (more…)


    (HUFFINGTON POST)As we enter March, the nightmare that is Obamacare continues to seek and destroy the pocketbooks of hardworking Americans. (more…)


    (NEWSMAX) – Millions of new enrollees are signing up for Medicaid due to its expansion under Obamacare, but many will be shocked to learn that their estates can be held liable for the costs of their healthcare. (more…)


    (PROPUBLICA) – With just a handful of prescriptions to his name, psychiatrist Ernest Bagner III was barely a blip in Medicare’s vast drug program in 2009.  (more…)


    (SEATTLE TIMES)As thousands of state residents enroll in Washington’s expanded Medicaid program, many will be surprised at fine print: After you’re dead, your estate can be billed for ordinary health-care expenses. State officials are scrambling to change (more…)


    16 Apr (CHICAGO TRIBUNE –  An elderly man was admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital on Chicago’s West Side in late February, intubated and sedated for more than a week and scheduled for an emergency tracheotomy even though it was medically unnecessary, federal prosecutors allege.) (more…)


    13 Nov (ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH) – Does AARP really speak for the elderly?  Or the AMA for doctors?  In Washington, AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons) is said to represent the interests of retirees in arguments about medicine. (more…)


    6 Nov (OMSJ) – Last week, OMSJ responded to reports that scientists at Imperial College in London had developed a new HIV test that is “10 times more sensitive and a fraction of the cost of current methods.”  Shortly after we published our report, Quest Diagnostics demande (more…)


    5 Sep (MERCOLA) – Only weeks after pleading guilty to criminal charges that it promoted its anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Abbott Labs is being sued again for similar charges with a different drug.  The new (more…)


    6 Aug (NaturalNews) – The agencies and bureaucracies of our Leviathan government were created for our own good, we are constantly told, which is also the excuse we’re given anytime a group of lawmakers or citizens calls for any of them to be dismantled. That excuse may no longer hold water for the Food and Drug Administration which, (more…)


    9Jul (NATURALNEWS) – Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a “criminal racket” over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news. Drug and vaccine manufacturer Merck was caught red-handed by two of its own scientists faking vaccine efficacy data by spiking blood samples with (more…)


    3 Jul (PROPUBLICA) – On Monday, the Department of Justice announced that drug company GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay a $3 billion fine, the largest health care fraud fine in the history of the United States.  This fine is just the latest in a string of drug company penalties for improper promotion of drugs for “off-label,” or unapproved, uses. (more…)


    23 Mar (WASHINGTON) – Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (Quest) and Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), the nation’s two largest laboratories, are currently involved in a multi-billion dollar Medicare scam, according to a lengthy and critical expose published in one of the medical laboratory industry’s leading trade publications. (more…)


    13 Nov | WASHINGTON –  Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is needed or will work.  Senior officials have taken unusual steps to secure the contra (more…)


    4 Nov | MIAMI Fl. – A federal judge slapped two Miami sisters convicted of Medicare fraud with 14-year prison sentences, chastising them for exporting their HIV-clinic scam to Detroit. (more…)


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