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Senator Shaheen, in a statement on the Senate floor, outlined the how the Senate health care legislation will improve the way health care is delivered throug… Video Rating: 0 / 5        

The measure would make it illegal for a health care professionals to make false or deceptive advertising claims. In addition, two Senate committees are focusing on various aspects of either fruad within the health care markeplace, or misleading sales tactics, as a means to find savings in Medicare and Medicaid.

Though a Senate bill to expand background checks on firearms sales was defeated last week, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is examining how HIPAA regulations may keep states from reporting dangerous mental patients to a database used in background checks. read more

President Barack Obama’s nominee to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will go before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday with potential for bipartisan support for her confirmation.

A senior Senate Republican is demanding a complete timeline and details on communications between the CMS and a financial consulting firm after the firm told clients the agency will be turning a planned cut in Medicare Advantage payments into a…

The measure, which now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature, will fund the government through September. Meanwhile, the Senate and House still have larger issues on the long-term budget, including conflicting views on funding levels for entitlements such as Medicaid.

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