Sutter Health Pays $90 Million In Medicare False Claims SettlementSutter Health agreed to pay $90 million to settle a civil lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged a federal Medicare program.
State Looking To Allow Adults To Add Parents To Health Insurance PlansLooking to increase health insurance coverage among low-income and undocumented families, California legislators proposed making the state the first to let adult children add their parents as dependents to their health insurance plans.
California AG Becerra Warns Of Tacked-On COVID Fees Consumer May Not Have To PayCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about some healthcare providers reportedly charging a COVID-19 fee that many people are not obligated to pay.
In Late-Night Filing, Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Invalidate ObamacareIn a late-night court filing, the Trump administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act. The filing came the same day the government reported that close to half a million people who lost their health insurance amid the pandemic have got coverage through HealthCare.gov.
Apple Watches, iPhones Could Be Used To Detect A Leading Cause Of StrokesApple is partnering with Johnson & Johnson to reduce the risk of strokes in senior citizens.
Sen. Kamala Harris To Unveil Mental Health Treatment Proposals At Campaign EventDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds available across the country and increase access to virtual mental health counseling.
Nurses' Union Endorses Sanders As He Pitches Medicare For All In OaklandU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his plan to convert the country's health care system to a single-payer system as he accepted the National Nurses United union's endorsement for president in Oakland on Friday.
6 Bay Area Medical Professionals Accused Of Running Kickback SchemeSix Bay Area medical professionals have been indicted for an alleged kickback scheme in which three paid and three received kickbacks for healthcare referrals.
Trump Plan to Reduce Drug Prices Goes Easy on Big PharmaPres. Trump's long-promised plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled Friday, would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of "getting away with murder."
Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Medicare Extra' Plan for Universal CoverageA leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Phyllis (Vol. 3)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the final of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Carol (Vol. 2)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Glen (Vol. 1)Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
Biotech Miracle Drugs Raise The Literal Cost Of Living Beyond Medicaid's ReachA newly-approved drug being hailed as a major advance in treatment of cystic fibrosis comes with a punishing price tag: about $710 per patient per day.
Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.