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.