Medicare Part C

CMS announces Medicare appeals without administrative law judge hearings

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Long-term care providers will be able to appeal certain Medicare claims decisions without going through an administrative law judge hearing, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) announced Thursday.

Medicare Advantage overwhelming for those with impaired cognition, study says

Seniors with cognitive impairments are overwhelmed by options in Medicare Advantage, a new study suggests.

GAO: Medicare spent $48 billion on improper fee-for-service payments

The federal government spent nearly $48 billion on improper Medicare payments in 2010 according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The report was released just prior to a House Oversight Committee hearing on government efficiency.