Medicare is a national health insurance program in the United States, begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration (SSA) and now administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It primarily provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older, but also for some younger people with disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration, as well as people with end stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Seema Verma is under fire for seeking taxpayer reimbursement for stolen property, part of a series of unflattering reports about her and the president’s other top health official, Alex M. Azar II. NYTimes.com - Published
With support for Elizabeth Warren's White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, the Democratic presidential contender has made an effort to refocus.. Reuters - Published
The bad news for Elizabeth Warren keeps coming. The Hill reports that she has slipped to forth place in a new Emerson College poll of Iowa caucus voters. That's not the only bad news for Warren. WBUR..
Elizabeth Warren made a fast rise in the 2020 Democratic primary field over the summer. According to the Washington Examiner, that fast rise is over. Now, Warren is cratering. Her collapse seems to be..
Elizabeth Warren's campaign is sinking in polling quicksand. Many analysts are blaming her plan for Medicare-for-all. Entitlement reform is the third rail of American politics. Her decline in the polls..
According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Elizabeth Warren is in trouble. She is sinking like a stone in a new poll. In the poll, her support dropped 50% to 14%. Pete Buttigieg has 16%. The poll indicates a..
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday the Medicare for All system she backs would cost the U.S. government an extra $20.5 trillion over 10 years but would not "require raising taxes one penny"..
Pete Buttigieg fought against Medicare for All proponents during recent Democratic presidential debates. Yet a tweet in 2018 showed that the South Bend, Ind., mayor supports Medicare for All. He said:..
National Nurses United, the country’s biggest nurses union, also endorsed Bernie Sanders in 2016. This time, it chose him over Elizabeth Warren, who has laid out her own Medicare for all plan. NYTimes.com - Published
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, weighs in on the Women's March on Washington and challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. The full interview aired on.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. "Send out a tweet," Sanders suggests. "Promise the American people." CBS News - Published
President Trump's Secretary of Health and Human Services says his goal is to make sure everyone has access to healthcare, moving forward. Secretary Tom Price adds his administration believes in.. CBS News - Published
U.S. presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's $20.5 trillion plan to provide healthcare for all Americans was attacked on the weekend by Republicans and fellow Democrats and parodied on "Saturday.. Reuters - Published
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a $20.5 trillion Medicare for All plan that she said would not require raising middle-class taxes "one penny," answering.. Reuters - Published
Marc Goldwein, a senior vice president and senior policy director for the Committee For a Responsible Federal Budget, joins "Red & Blue" to break down the options for financing a Medicare for All.. CBS News - Published
Two charities will pay $6 million to resolve claims they operated as pass-throughs for seven pharmaceutical companies to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients using their high-priced medications, the U.S... Reuters - Published
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is taking heat from her Democratic rivals for her demurrals when asked whether her Medicare for All healthcare plan would require raising taxes on middle-class.. Reuters - Published
Elizabeth Warren has declined to acknowledge that middle-class taxes would need to go up to pay for a single-payer health care system. How would Democratic voters feel if she did? NYTimes.com - Published
Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden questioned surging rival Elizabeth Warren's credibility on Wednesday, accusing her of failing to be open with voters about how she would pay for her.. Reuters - Published
Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals pushed her to explain how she.. Reuters - Published
Several Democratic presidential contenders launched an attack on surging U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on healthcare and taxes during a debate on Tuesday, pushing her to explain how she would pay for.. Reuters - Published
Several Democratic presidential contenders went on the attack against surging U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren during a debate on Tuesday, pushing her to explain how she would pay for her ambitious.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Democrats of an all-out attempt to “totally obliterate Medicare” and portrayed himself as the program’s defender as he took steps to expand Medicare’s.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump sought to woo seniors on Thursday with an executive order aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program by reducing regulations, curbing fraud, and providing faster.. Reuters - Published
Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential election campaign on Wednesday sought to use news the candidate had a heart procedure to highlight the benefits of his trademark Medicare for All healthcare plan. Reuters - Published
Federal officials announced charges against 35 people in connection with a massive Medicare scam. It comes two weeks after a CBS News investigation revealed how recruiters have been enticing seniors to.. CBS News - Published
Federal agents have taken down an alleged Medicare scam that exploited seniors' curiosity about genetic medicine by enticing them to get their cheeks swabbed for unneeded DNA tests. (Sept. 27)
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U.S. federal agents raided genetic testing laboratories, and 35 people were criminally charged in four states in a crackdown on genetic testing fraud that officials said on Friday caused $2.1 billion.. Reuters - Published
CBS News has learned federal officials are filing charges against dozens of individuals in connection with a Medicare fraud scheme that preyed on seniors' cancer fears. CBS News chief investigative.. CBS News - Published
A CBS News investigation uncovered massive Medicare fraud where recruiters entice seniors to submit a DNA sample for a genetic cancer risk test. Many never receive the results from these companies but.. CBS News - Published
Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping his "Medicare for all who want it" plan differentiates himself from the rest of the Democrats running for president. Health care is “very important” for nine.. CBS News - Published
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare.. Reuters - Published
A CBS News investigation uncovered a new Medicare fraud that could potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. The scheme begins with a recruiter enticing seniors to submit to a DNA.. CBS News - Published