Missouri and Illinois Rank Top 10 for Over Billing MedicareMissouri and Illinois are in the top ten states for overbilling Medicare
Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125BThe payments included tax credits for families that didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Ballwin Woman Sentenced in Medicare FraudTina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis.
Ill. Medicare 'Doughnut Hole' Savings Average $801The 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.
Affordable Care Act, Sequestration Hit St. Louis Hospitals HardBack 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.
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."
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
University City Doctor Sentenced For Medicare, Medicaid FraudAccording 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.
Des Peres Hospital Pays $900,000 in SettlementThe federal government announced that 55 hospitals, including the Des Peres Hospital, overcharged Medicare.
Seniors & The ACA
MU Health Care Will Lay Off EmployeesUniversity of Missouri Health Care will lay off or cut the hours of employees.
ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From FictionWhat does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you'll fare.