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Suit Claims AIDS Foundation Scammed Medicare for $20M

By Kelli Kennedy | Apr 9
The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12-states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court.

Medicare Bill Helps Doctors and Kids, but Deficit Foes Cool

Apr 8
Republicans say bipartisan legislation reworking how Medicare pays doctors is a milestone toward curbing the huge, growing benefit program. Many deficit foes are less impressed.

Aetna Aims for LGBT Community With Targeted Marketing Test

Apr 7
Aetna is urging gay customers to "be proud" - and consider buying its coverage - as part of a new, narrow focus to selling health insurance in a business where the individual's buying decision matters more than it used to.

Authorities Go After Crooked Car Deals in National Crackdown

Mar 31
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government said.

Lawmaker Questions Maker of Scopes Tied to 'Superbug'

Mar 26
A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, increasing pressure on the company.

Premera Blue Cross Says Data Breach Could Affect 11M People

Mar 24
Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, said that it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people.

Health Care Law Costs Small Businesses Thousands

Mar 23
Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect.

New Cholesterol Drug: Biggest Advance Since Statins?

Mar 19
Studies show the new drug slashes bad cholesterol, or "LDL," by up to 61 percent. It cuts heart attacks and strokes by more than to half. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to explain what she saw during the announcements at the America

Mexico Pays Millions to Change New James Bond Film

Mar 18
Mexico has been dealing with an image problem after reports of drug-related violence in the nation's capital. Now, the country is reportedly trying to change its image by dictating how it's portrayed in the upcoming James Bond movie.

FDA to Probe the Endoscope Linked to 'Superbug' Infection

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 16
Federal health officials will meet in May to review problems with the design and cleaning of specialized medical instruments linked to at least two recent "superbug" outbreaks.

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