Keyword: Claire McCaskill
Data released by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., shows a huge spike in ER claims denials following a new policy rolled out by Anthem last year.
HHS watchdogs said fraud and abuse could be hiding in supplemental Medicaid payments and demonstration projects.
A recent report found more than 6,000 active employees at VA medical facilities have not started the required background check process.
UnitedHealthcare plans to cut ties with Envision, citing "highly questionable billing practices" and hinting at "millions of dollars of overpayments."
The retail giant was able to keep drug price growth to only 0.2% last year despite manufacture price inflation being near 10%.
While healthcare cost growth came in well below the state benchmark of 3.6%, economists are still concerned about rising drug costs.
A former CareFirst broker has been charged with fraud, and the OIG says 61% of physical therapy claims were improper.
As policymakers gear up to address rising drug prices, a new report highlights just how much prices have gone up in recent years.
The opioid epidemic has cost more than $1 trillion since 2001—an amount that will likely grow over the next several years.
Political contributions from health insurers appears to be one of the factors preventing some Democrats from supporting a single-payer system.