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"… gh hours in the day to justify the fees Dr. Angel S. Martin collected from Medicare.On fifty-three separate days, the Newton, Iowa, general surgeon billed the …"

"… he briefest of visits with the doctor, even though Martin routinely billed Medicare for long, complicated treatments.Every year, Medicare pays doctors more th …"

"… tin routinely billed Medicare for long, complicated treatments.Every year, Medicare pays doctors more than $30 billion for treating patients. For office visit …"

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"… ve focused on alleged outsourcing to China (“Shanghai” from the DCCC), Medicare (“Not on Our Side” from SEIU COPE) and his legal representation of the …"

"… it is unfair to call him a “millionaire Wall Street lawyer.” And as to Medicare, Rothfus opposes the Affordable Care Act and supports Rep. Paul Ryan’s …"

"… e back from Washington with “strange ideas” like “ending the current Medicare system.” Former Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat, is challenging him for his …"

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"… ct, point out that Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan also cuts $700 billion. The difference is in where the savings come f …"

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"… xes.Biden said Romney and running mate Paul Ryan “are not for preserving Medicare at all.” Actually, the plan they endorse would offer traditional Medicar …"

"… edicare at all.” Actually, the plan they endorse would offer traditional Medicare as one option among many.Obama said his tax plan would restore “the same …"

"… x Policy Center’s director, Donald Marron.Biden Distorts Romney’s Medicare PlanBiden took aim at Romney’s Medicare plan, saying it would “immedia …"

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"… for the Republican senatorial candidate’s support of Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan. Berg faces former Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp in the fall for th …"

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"… on to detail the ways in which Berg has voted the party line, including on Medicare, and asks, “Do we really want a senator on a short leash in Washington? …"

"… h.” At least four other ads from Majority PAC claim Berg voted to “cut Medicare.”Berg has in fact voted with his party on all major issues this Congress …"

"… according to the Washington Post’s congressional votes database, but the Medicare claims are a little more complicated.Each party accuses the other of seeki …"

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"… he DCCC attacks a handful of House Republicans for their “vote(s) to end Medicare.” It is unclear where the ad will air, but it features Republican Reps. …"

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"… s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential nominee has vaulted Medicare to the top tier of election issues, thanks to Ryan's proposal that the ent …"

"… on the private market. Judging by the fiery rhetoric from both campaigns, Medicare seems certain to remain a high-profile topic for the remainder of the cont …"

"… to remain a high-profile topic for the remainder of the contest. But Medicare is a complex topic, and the charges and counter-charges seem likely to yie …"

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"… ch after speech telling us that Obamacare will “cut” $716 billion from Medicare and cost small businesses a bundle.In anticipation of these sorts of misre …"

"… seniors who come in for preventive care, now covered for the first time by Medicare, and young people who are able to stay on their parents’ policies until …"

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"… his vote in favor of the Affordable Care Act, which claims the law “cuts Medicare spending by $700 billion.”The number comes from a July letter from the C …"

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"… poses Indiana Republican Richard Mourdock’s views on Social Security and Medicare. The tea-party backed Mourdock is running for Senate after besting six-ter …"

"… s North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Rep. Rick Berg for his votes on Medicare and Social Security.In other outside spending news: Super PAC Planned …"

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"… e Our Future tries to refocus the presidential debate on the economy after Medicare dominated the headlines in recent weeks. The ad imagines a “Debate” be …"

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"… at GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s proposals to restructure Medicare, it’s clear he agrees with many health insurance company CEOs that Ameri …"

"… me” when it comes to medical costs. If his proposal to largely privatize Medicare becomes a reality, those not already 55 and older will be putting far more …"

"… 55 and older will be putting far more “skin in the game” than current Medicare beneficiaries do, and they’ll be required to peel off increasing amounts …"

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"… ttee released an ad attacking the record of Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich., on Medicare. The fishing-themed ad is the first Democratic ad to attack House Budget C …"

"… irst Democratic ad to attack House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan since he was tapped as Romney’s running mate, according to Politico …"

"… SA’s ad “Know” criticizes Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., for his votes on Medicare and taxes. Republican super PAC Friends of the Majority spent $209,00 …"

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"… rom the Republican National Committee, paints the president as a threat to Medicare, a program that is dear to the hearts of Democrats everywhere. The ad quot …"

"… tes the campaign, out of context, referring to the “$700 billion cuts in Medicare the president has achieved” as part of his health care plan.The Conserva …"

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"… named the “Path to the Poorhouse” because of what it would mean to the Medicare program and many senior citizens.Ryan’s proposal, which will get new scr …"

"… utiny now that Romney has made him his running mate, would end the current Medicare program for everyone born after 1956. It would replace Medicare with a sys …"

"… he current Medicare program for everyone born after 1956. It would replace Medicare with a system in which beneficiaries would receive a set amount of money f …"

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"… Brunner’s claims about job creation, and “April 15,” criticizing the Medicare budget votes of Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., who is running for Senate in North …"

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"… bership has come not from the private sector but from public programs like Medicare and Medicaid.The two largest, UnitedHealth and WellPoint, now claim more t …"

"… re than 34 million members each, and both companies are now big players in Medicare, through their Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans, and Medic …"

"… rs each, and both companies are now big players in Medicare, through their Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans, and Medicaid. (The private Medica …"

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"… e office when chemotherapy treatments are given. The bills to Medicaid and Medicare alone were for about $15.1 million. McDuff had no comment af …"

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"… emains on the books. Directed government to require all hospitals that get Medicare and Medicaid financing to grant visitation privileges to gay and lesbian p …"

"… retirees buy private insurance, or let them have the option of traditional Medicare, with a gradually increasing age to qualify for benefits. __ …"

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"… (AP) — Government auditors Wednesday questioned the legality of a costly Medicare bonus program, escalating a running skirmish in the broader battle over Pr …"

"… nsel Lynn Gibson wrote that the nonpartisan agency remains concerned about Medicare's legal authority to undertake the $8.3 billion Medicare Advantage quality …"

"… s concerned about Medicare's legal authority to undertake the $8.3 billion Medicare Advantage quality bonus program. Launched well after the ove …"

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"… who enforce it, to abolish a board of officials charged with holding down Medicare costs in the future and to repeal a tax on medical devices. …"

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"… nd provide at least basic care. To get there, it called for changes in how Medicare and Medicaid pay for mental health services, stricter licensing requiremen …"

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"… MIAMI (AP) — Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing bus …"

"… d financial ties to claims processors — and in some cases also processed Medicare claims themselves, according to the study by the U.S. Department of Health …"

"… tential conflicts. For example, one company submitted a bid to investigate Medicare fraud even though its parent company provided two types of Medicare covera …"

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"… s because the law has already begun closing the hated doughnut hole in the Medicare prescription drug benefit. And the law even affects my wife and me and mil …"

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"… their own small business.Seniors also benefit from the law through better Medicare coverage for those with high prescription costs, and no copayments for pre …"

"… als, nursing homes, and many other service providers may struggle once the Medicare cuts used to finance the law really start to bite.Illegal immigrants are n …"

"… , when federal budget woes will force them to confront painful options for Medicare and Medicaid, the giant federal programs that cover seniors, the disabled, …"

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"… buy private coverage if they weren’t eligible for a public program like Medicare or Medicaid. The government would also have to agree to tax credits or sub …"

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"… t the expense of the rest of us.  …"

"… ear ago — when Rep. Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) unveiled his plan to replace the Medicare system with one that would essentially be run by private insurers — Demo …"

"… to convince people that Ryan’s plan represented the only way to save the Medicare program from insolvency.One of the tried-and-true tactics insurers have us …"

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"… the subject of scrutiny. Last fall, the Center reported that 40 percent of Medicare spending on common cancer screening procedures — including the PSA test …"

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"… ot from politicians this summer and fall about the urgency of dealing with Medicare spending, which will begin to rise sharply in the coming years as increasi …"

"… e claimed, falsely, that it would create government-run “death panels.”Medicare expenditures now total more than half a trillion dollars annually, represe …"

"… The Congressional Budget Office projects that the average annual growth in Medicare spending will be 5.8 percent between 2012 and 2020. It would have been one …"

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