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Tag: Medicare

7 3/21/2016

With clout growing, hospitals avoid negative coverage of huge fines, safety violations

4 9/6/2013

Insurers doing what feds haven’t in refusing to pay for proton beam therapy


Medicare makes big news with big data dump on hospital charges


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2 1/16/2013

Trudy Lieberman starts “Medicare Uncovered” series


Catching up on Conflict of Interest news. Please make it stop.


Ethical questions about retired TV anchors pitching for-profit Medicare plans


Alliance for Health Reform posts new online “Covering Health Issues” sourcebook


Guest blog: Connect the dots on the Provenges, the Makenas, robotic surgery systems & proton beam facilities


Costly, non-evidence based interventions for coronary artery disease