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Eyelid lifts skyrocket among Medicare patients, costing taxpayers millions

By Joe Eaton and David Donald

Manipulating Medicare in the election season

By Gordon Witkin

Federal panel advises against prostate cancer screen for men

By Gordon Witkin

HHS IG report highlights docs' questionable billing of Medicare

By Fred Schulte

Options for cervical cancer check depend on age

By The Associated Press

Michael Jackson's doctor, other convicted felons, still listed as Medicare providers

By Joe Eaton

Digital mammography no better than film for most women, despite increased costs

By Joe Eaton

Debate rages over cancer screening

By Joe Eaton

Forty percent of Medicare spending on common cancer screenings unnecessary, probe suggests

By Rochelle Sharpe and Elizabeth Lucas

Research methodology

By David Donald and Elizabeth Lucas

$100 million for artificial legs and feet in question

By Alexandra Duszak

Doctors sue to end AMA's role in setting Medicare payments

By Joe Eaton

Medicare paid $47.9 billion for unneeded, miscoded or undocumented health care

By Alexandra Duszak

After banned from Medicare, podiatrist bills $1M for fake care, including double-amputee's feet

By Ben Wieder

Probe finds hospital chain inaccurately diagnoses infections

By Christina Jewitt and Lance Williams

Family docs not ready to leave AMA group with influence over Medicare pay

By Joe Eaton

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