15 Va. Hospitals Having Medicare Funding Cut This YearFifteen hospitals in Virginia will have their federal Medicare payments cut this fiscal year as part of government penalties for having too many patient complications.
Immigrants Social Security Eligible In Obama PlanMany immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
Social Security Offices Closing, Baby Boomers Forced Online For Help Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday.
Woman Claims She Was Double-Billed Signing Up For ObamacareJanet Shadoin was unable to unenroll from the plan she purchased on the Affordable Care Act online marketplace.
Lawmakers Urge Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billions, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.
Health Dept. Review Board Lifts Medicare Coverage Ban On Sex-Change SurgeryA U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board says transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries.
Database: Some Docs Getting Millions From Medicare Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.
AP: Medicare Paid Nearly $21 Million To Doctor Linked To Sen. MenendezMedicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.
Health Policy Expert: Obamacare Enrollment Rate For Hispanics 'Seems To Be Very Low'The nation's largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Obama Administration Drops Proposals For Medicare ChangesThe Obama administration says it's pulling the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill.
Health Care Site Passes Newest Cyber Security TestMedicare's top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration's health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities.