Medicare Advantage Overbills Taxpayers By Billions A Year As Feds Struggle To Stop It

Health insurers that treat millions of seniors have overcharged Medicare by nearly $30 billion the past three years alone, but federal officials say they are moving ahead with long-delayed plans to recoup at least part of the money. Officials have […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Who Will Pay To Fix Problem Of Surprise Medical Bills?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Congress is finally getting down to real work on legislation to end “surprise” medical bills, which patients get if they inadvertently receive care from an out-of-network health providers or use […]

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fetal Tissue Research Is Latest Flashpoint In Abortion Debate

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The Trump administration this week announced efforts to restrict research using fetal tissue from elective abortions. The new policy bars such research by government scientists and creates hurdles for outside […]

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The State Of The Abortion Debate — A Deep Dive

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Abortion is one of the hottest political issues of 2019. With a newly configured Supreme Court, which many pundits think has the votes to roll back or overturn the landmark […]

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Why Missouri’s The Last Holdout On A Statewide Rx Monitoring Program

Missouri retained its lonely title as the only state without a statewide prescription drug monitoring program — for the seventh year in a row — after the legislative session ended Friday. Patient advocates, politicians, experts and members of the medical […]

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