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House announces bill to cut more than $100 billion in wasteful spending

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) introduces the third iteration of the SAVE Act with a host of policies for federal agencies designed to cull wasteful spending

Tags: Patrick Murphy , SAVE III , wasteful spending , Savings, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency III Act ,

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Open Season with SAMBA and Long Term Care Partners

SAMBA Executive Director Walt Wilson and Deputy Director Pam Cummings, as well as Joan Melanson from Long Term Care Partners, talk about your Open Season options.
November 25, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , Open Season , SAMBA , Walt Wilson , Pam Cummings , FEHBP , Joan Melanson , Long Term Care Partners , FLTCIP , Blue Cross Blue Shield , Bob Leins , For Your Benefit

Monday - 11/25/2013, 05:09pm EST
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Bill aims to slash Medicare waste and fraud

The Medicare program made $44 billion in improper payments in 2013. A bipartisan bill designed to prevent fraudsters from milking the system calls for contractors to increase accuracy and for beneficiaries to report fraud.

Tags: CMS , improper payments , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Melissa Dawkins

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:52pm EDT

Social Security and Medicare trustees report due

Trustees for Social Security and Medicare will release their annual report Friday on the state of finances for the government's two biggest benefit programs.

Tags: Social Security , SSA

Friday - 05/31/2013, 07:26am EDT

Handling large data sets in a secure environment

Kerry Weems, the vice president and general manager for Health Solutions for General Dynamics Information Technology will discuss data collection and IT security.
May 28, 2013

Tags: technology , data collection , data consolidation , Kerry Weems , General Dynamics Information Technology , HHS , Physician Quality Reporting System , Medicaid , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services , electronic health records , data storage , cloud computing , mobile devices , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 09:32pm EDT
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Taking the mystery out of Medicare

David Santana, with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers your calls and emails about the Medicare system.

Tags: pay and benefits , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services , David Santana , TRICARE , secondary payer , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , For Your Benefit

Monday - 04/22/2013, 11:37pm EDT
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Medicare - all you need to know!

David Santana, health insurance specialist for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, gives an overview of the Medicare system.
October 22, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services , David Santana , FEHB , enrollment , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , For Your Benefit , NITP ,

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 12:34am EDT
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Biden, Ryan wrangle over budget, defense cuts

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said President Barack Obama has failed to produce a workable budget plan, while Vice President Joe Biden said budgets introduced by Ryan "eviscerated all the things that the middle class cares about."

Tags: Joe Biden , Paul Ryan , Barack Obama , Mitt Romney , debate , budget , defense cuts , sequestration , Afghanistan , Libya , Chris Stevens , Social Security

Friday - 10/12/2012, 07:01am EDT

Continuing resolution, Harriers, Israeli technology & prescription drug shortages

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will talk about what's next for sequestration, options for repairing the Harrier jet, technology that Israel could use to respond to the Iranian nuclear threat, and why certain medications may be in short supply.
October 4, 2012

Tags: acquisition , continuing resolution , sequestration , F-35 , Harrier AV-8B , Marine Corps , Afghanistan , Iran , nuclear weapons , atom bomb , Grey Market , Allen Scott , Rob Levinson , Kevin Brancato , Christine Ryan , Michael Oren , Brian Rye , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 06:07pm EDT
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