A Dallas woman who used a stolen identity to pose as a registered nurse and allegedly treat nearly 250 hospice patients was sentenced to federal prison.
The White House’s signature health care law is loathed by Texas’ political leadership, and the idea of expanding Medicaid likely remains a non-starter when the Legislature reconvenes this month.
A physician from Arlington was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a $3 million Medicare billing scam. He was convicted back in May.
There may be a loophole that blocks anyone who has ever used workers’ compensation in Texas from getting Medicare claims paid.
Gov. Rick Perry was set to announce Thursday efforts to identify Texas hospitals that are willing to take more patients out of backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.
A physician from Arlington has been convicted of health care fraud in a $3 million billing scam for unnecessary home services since 2006. He now faces possible prison time.
More than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.
A father and son from Grand Prairie were convicted last October of running a $1.4 million Medicare billing scam. They must now each serve more than a decade in prison.
A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.
President Barack Obama spent the evening in Dallas. Air Force One touched down just before 5 p.m. The President spent several hours in North Texas — meeting with supporters and raising money — all while in the visible eye of protesters.
Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering the seasonal flu vaccine for children and adults.
After almost two years of oversight, federal officials say a Dallas hospital system is in substantial compliance with Medicare program requirements.