Medicaid Contractor Donates to Obama’s Inauguration Festivities

One corporation stands to benefit significantly from Obama's re-election While U.S. laws bar federal contractors from influence peddling during presidential and congressional elections, post election contributions for election festivities have few limitations. An inaugural committee list posted last month includes…
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Health Insurance Rates on the Rise

Some states will see double-digit increases One of the objectives of healthcare reform was to slow down the rapid rise of insurance costs. California, Florida, and Ohio have proposed rate increases of at least 20 percent. Guidelines under the Affordable…
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Fiscal Cliff Deal Passed

Short-term fix for Medicare payment cuts As part of the fiscal cliff negotiations, the 26.5% Medicare reimbursement rate reduction has been delayed for another year. As a result of this deal, hospitals will pick up nearly half of the cost…
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