North Texas Doctor Sentenced To 16+ Years For FraudA North Texas physician must serve nearly 17 years in federal prison and repay $34 million in a health care services fraud case involving home visits.
Adult Flu Vaccines Now Available In Dallas CountyDCHHS is offering the shots $20 and if the adult is covered by Medicare, the vaccine is free. DCHHS is awaiting shipment of the children’s flu vaccine.
Dallas Woman Gets 10-Year Sentence, Must Repay $51MMyrna Parcon pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud involving Medicare beneficiaries.
Dallas Doctor Sentenced To 35 Years For $375M Medical FraudA 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for helping defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million.
Rowlett Nurse Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal Prison56-year-old registered nurse Charity Eleda will also have to pay $397,294.51 in restitution to Medicare.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts BenefitsHouse Republicans have unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump.
Social Security Projects Biggest Payment Increase In YearsMillions of Americans who rely on Social Security are projected to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January.
I-Team: Patients Worried Sick About Soaring Prescription Drug PricesPrescription drug costs are going up at a pace that’s leaving many patients wondering how much longer can they afford their life-saving medication.
Senate Confirms Trump Pick To Head Medicare And MedicaidA divided Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the Medicare and Medicaid agency, the $1 trillion organization overseeing health insurance programs for more than 130 million Americans.
Suspect Sought After Failing To Appear In Court For Health Care Fraud CaseThe FBI is on the hunt for a man connected to major Medicare fraud in Arlington.
16 Texans Charged in $60 Million Medicare Fraud SchemeA federal grand jury had indicted 16 Texans for their part in a healthcare fraud scheme. The indictment alleges that over four years, a company fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid for $60 million.
Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion DealAetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal.