White House Wants User-Friendly Electronic Health RecordsThe Trump administration says it's launching a new effort to make electronic medical records easier for patients to use. Medicare will play a key role.
Officials: Patients In "Immediate Jeopardy" At Dallas Psychiatric HospitalFederal officials have warned that patients at a psychiatric hospital in Dallas are in "immediate jeopardy" two years after Texas regulators threatened to close the facility over severe safety problems.
Dallas Woman Sentenced To 10 Years In $375M Health Care ScamA Dallas woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her conviction in a $375 million Medicare and Medicaid scam involving some homeless people and bogus billing.
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.