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Ballwin Woman Sentenced in Medicare Fraud

Tina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis.

07/28/2014

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Ill. Medicare ‘Doughnut Hole’ Savings Average $801

The federal government announced figures earlier this week on how the law is closing the prescription drug “doughnut hole,” a spending level that isn’t covered by Medicare.

11/30/2013

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Affordable Care Act, Sequestration Hit St. Louis Hospitals Hard

Back in June, BJC Healthcare cut 160 employees, St. Anthony’s laid off 23, and last month SSM Health Care cut more than 200 jobs locally.

11/12/2013

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City Health Director Weighs in on Affordable Care Act

“I’m going to inform, I’m going to educate, and I’m going to assist people because that’s my job and it’s their right to know.”

09/23/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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University City Doctor Sentenced For Medicare, Medicaid Fraud

According to prosecutors, Dr. Wit Jamry billed St. Louis patients for services at times when he wasn’t in town or even in the United States.

07/11/2013

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Des Peres Hospital Pays $900,000 in Settlement

The federal government announced that 55 hospitals, including the Des Peres Hospital, overcharged Medicare.

07/02/2013

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Seniors & The ACA

In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]

06/17/2013

MU Health Care Will Lay Off Employees

University of Missouri Health Care will lay off or cut the hours of employees.

06/16/2013

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ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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