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GOP opposition to Obamacare baffles Dr. Sullivan

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: former HHS Secretary Sullivan says Obamacare resembles plan crafted by Republicans.

Dental chain may be booted from Medicaid program

By David Heath

Small Smiles, under federal scrutiny for performing unnecessary dental treatments on children, could be barred from the Medicaid program.

Pay no attention to those insurance lobbyists behind the Medicare curtain!

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: 'grass-roots' campaign actually comes from health insurers.

Obamacare and emergency rooms: a bit of perspective needed

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: Oregon study cited by critics requires perspective.

As glitches fade, Obamacare approval will rise

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: as website improves, customers are finding insurance deals.

Feds propose shakeup for emergency room billing

By Fred Schulte

Proposal seeks to counter alleged over-billing with standardized rate

Obamacare facts separated from spin by Wendell Potter, FactCheck.org

By Bill Buzenberg

Navigating the politicized issue of the Affordable Care Act is made easier by Wendell Potter and FactCheck.org.

The other Washington could hold the key to Medicare's cost crisis

By Joe Eaton

Washington state won't pay for medical procedures that don't work. Why can't Medicare do that?

ObamaCare oversight among health watchdog cuts

By Fred Schulte

Trims include ObamaCare oversight

Medicare fraud outrunning enforcement efforts

By Fred Schulte

Agency couldn't investigate 1,200 complaints, and more cuts coming.

OPINION: an outbreak of bipartisanship

By Wendell Potter

Republicans, Democrats work together to expand Medicaid.

OPINION: smoothing out Medicaid's 'churn'

By Wendell Potter

Proposed legislation would protect folks from briefly losing benefits.

OPINION: taking advantage of Medicare Advantage

By Wendell Potter

Feds have been overpaying for Medicare Advantage.

OPINION: drug firms say no to rebates, despite billions in new revenue from Part D

By Wendell Potter

Part D brought drug companies billions, but they say the sky is falling

OPINION: favors for special interests

By Wendell Potter

Insurers, drug companies get what they want from Congress; the public, not so much

Center's 'Cracking the Codes' series wins Meyer journalism award

By The Center for Public Integrity

'Cracking the Codes' series about Medicare billing takes first place

Medicare paid $3.6 billion for electronic health records but didn't verify quality goals were met

By Fred Schulte

Medicare paid providers billions to adopt electronic records without checking to see they're meeting quality goals

Blistering inspector general report says feds are failing to fight Medicaid home care fraud

By Joe Eaton

Report says feds not doing enough to root out fraud in Medicaid personal services

OPINION: a bit of truth-telling on Obamacare

By Wendell Potter

The rhetoric has obscured the Affordable Care Act's many benefits

Top House Republicans demand suspension of electronic medical records program

By Fred Schulte

Top House Republicans want program suspended until government demands that systems communicate

OPINION: Center series demonstrates dangers of 'captured' regulators

By Wendell Potter

Center series demonstrates dangers of special interest influence

Grassley says providers who overbill Medicare are draining its finances

By Fred Schulte

Grassley says providers charging too much threaten program's shaky finances

Hospitals grab at least $1 billion in extra fees for emergency room visits

By Joe Eaton and David Donald

Center probe suggests facilities have taken advantage of government’s failure to set billing standards.

How doctors and hospitals have collected billions in questionable Medicare fees

By Fred Schulte and David Donald

Center investigation suggests cost from upcoding and other abuses likely tops $11 billion.

About the 'Cracking the Codes' project

By The Center for Public Integrity

Behind the reporting

Methodology for 'Cracking the Codes'

By David Donald

A glimpse into the data analysis for this investigation.

Judgment calls on billing make 'upcoding' prosecutions rare

By Fred Schulte

Authorities typically settle, and doctors often continue treating Medicare patients

Daily Disclosure: Democratic super PAC zeroes in on GOP Medicare plan

By Rachael Marcus

Super PAC ad accuses GOP Senate candidate Rick Berg of being on a 'short leash'

Manipulating Medicare in the election season

By Gordon Witkin

With the Paul Ryan pick, Medicare has returned as a top election topic

OPINION: GOP Medicare plan means older Americans will pay more

By Wendell Potter

Paul Ryan's medicare plan shifts more costs to older Americans.

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