Tag Archives: Medicare

The Value of Prescription Drug Benefits for Medicare Enrollees

(NewsUSA) – If you are eligible for Medicare, prescription drug benefits should be an important consideration when it comes to choosing among various Medicare coverage options.It’s important to know that Original Medicare provides very little prescription drug coverage. Therefore, if you have Medicare and want drug coverage – known as Medicare Part D – you… Read More »

Hospital chain to pay $260 million to settle criminal charges for defrauding Medicare

Health Management Associates agreed to pay more than $ 260 million and entered a deferred prosecution agreement to settle criminal charges for allegedly paying physicians kickbacks and defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs, the Justice Department said Tuesday. HMA, which was acquired by the for-profit hospital Community Health Systems in 2014, allegedly paid physicians… Read More »