Leaders of North Carolina’s accountable care organizations weigh in on how the new model of organizing patient care is changing the..
Piedmont Health SeniorCare meets the many needs of seniors and – most important – allows them to remain in their homes and..
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died..
The deadline for seniors to update their Medicare prescription-drug plans is this Saturday, Dec. 7. By Rose Hoban Amidst the immense..
By coincidence, a proposed N.C. bill to increase hospital transparency moves through committee on the same day the federal government..
Despite extra help for rural hospitals from Medicare, rural hospitals appear to be slipping behind in the quality of care they provide. By..
Now that the sequester cuts are starting to take effect, health care and social service providers are waiting for the other shoe to drop...
The cuts mandated by sequestration will hit medical funding and research in places where cuts have been happening already for years. By..
by Donald Sjoerdsma / The Medicare Newsgroup The Sound Bite: Deficit hawks have long argued that raising the Medicare eligibility age is a..