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PETOSKEY — McLaren Northern Michigan announced today, Monday, that due to budget restraints and economic pressure, the hospital has begun the process of eliminating 30 colleague positions, including management and staff positions. Exact...
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Florida's dubious prize as Medicare fraud capital of the nation is forcing frail seniors here to endure extra hassles and delays when seeking scooters, power chairs or motorized wheelchairs. Once beset with a fraud and...
Pushed off the front pages last week by the Boston Marathon bombing was a Chicago horror story with implications as far-reaching as any terrorist plot. FBI agents raided a small hospital on Chicago's West Side where, according to federal investigators,...
The media is abuzz with stories of outrageous markups at many hospitals. One of the most eye-popping numbers making the rounds? A supposedly "non-profit"hospital charges $1.50 per pill for a generic version of Tylenol. That's about 100 times the retail...
PETOSKEY - The Emmet County Sheriff's Office has recently been inundated with calls from area senior citizens reporting a Medicare scam circulating our area. These citizens are receiving calls from persons posing as a Medicare official asking for...
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Re "A new Democratic agenda," Opinion, April 12 I never thought I'd be one to tell "walking five miles in the snow" stories, but Ronald Brownstein's column on millennials replacing baby boomers as a national priority has thrown me over the edge. I...
Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it. Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...
Tribune reporterAn elderly man was admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital on Chicago's West Side in late February, intubated and sedated for more than a week and scheduled for an emergency tracheotomy even though it was medically unnecessary, federal prosecutors allege....
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will be able to recoup some of the tens of millions of dollars it lost while operating without a Medicare certification under a compromise reached with federal officials. The Towson hospital will be...
Since my last column about health care appeared in this space, the system has continued to gallop toward disaster. Today, under the federal government's "leadership," we often pay several times more in the United States for the same prescription drugs...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired city worker Sheila Pugach lives in a modest home on a quiet street in Albuquerque, N.M., and drives an 18-year-old Subaru. Pugach doesn't see herself as upper-income by any stretch, but President Barack Obama's budget...
A sophisticated drug-trafficking ring that recruited people to obtain prescriptions for painkillers and then sold those pills on the streets has been operating in Central Florida for several years, federal authorities said Thursday. After a lengthy,...
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