Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK)

Congress asks GAO to investigate Medicare and Medicaid antifraud contractors

Congress asks GAO to investigate Medicare and Medicaid antifraud contractors

Following a series of troubling reports about the success rate of antifraud contractors, lawmakers are asking the Government Accountability Office to study Medicare and Medicaid audit programs.

GOP senators float 'premium support' Medicare overhaul

GOP senators float 'premium support' Medicare overhaul

A new Medicare overhaul proposed by two Republican senators on Thursday would save an estimated $200 billion to $500 billion over 10 years by way of "premium support."