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Medicare chief steps aside in political impasse

The point man for carrying out President Barack Obama's health care law will be stepping down after Republicans succeeded in blocking his confirmation by the Senate, the White House announced Wednesday.

Tags: Don Berwick , CMS , Congress

Thursday - 11/24/2011, 12:27am EST

House bill targets fraud and abuse in Medicare

Reps. John Carney (D-Del.) and Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) introduced a bill today that aims to fight waste and fraud in Medicare and Medicaid payments.

Tags: John Carney , Peter Roskam , Medicaid , fraud , Tom Coburn , Tom Carper , Congress , House , Senate , budget

Friday - 11/11/2011, 02:47pm EST

GAO examines Medicare Cost Plans for Congress

Report will educate legislative body; determination will be made as to whether or not Plans are necessary.

Tags: management , GAO , Medicare Cost Plans , James Cosgrove

Thursday - 01/07/2010, 06:11pm EST

Senior Medicare Patrol works to prevent Medicare fraud

Volunteer organization is boasting big successes.

Tags: management , Senior Medicare Patrol , Administration on Aging , Shirley Merner , Dorothy Ramienski

Monday - 01/04/2010, 04:23pm EST

OMB to hold senior officials more accountable for government waste

President Obama will issue an executive order in the next week detailing steps agencies must take to reduce the amount of improper payments. OMB will set up a new online dashboard to track these expenditures, similar to the one for IT projects. Executive order also will implement stricter requirements for contractors to report overpayments.

Tags: management , Peter Orszag , Daniel Werfel , Tom Carper , Patrick Murphy , OMB , HHS , improper payments , Recovery audits , CFO , agriculture , defense , education , DHS , DoT , VA

Wednesday - 11/18/2009, 07:02am EST

Helping Medicare stay funded

Tags: management , HHS , John Blum

Monday - 05/18/2009, 04:02pm EDT

A dose of Medicare Part B with your FEHBP? Who gets a COLA in 2012?

David Snell is the retirement benefits expert with NARFE.

Tags: David Snell , NARFE , pay and benefits , Mike Causey , FEHBP , health insurance , COLA , CPI , Jolie Lee

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 03:00pm EDT
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