ASSOCIATED PRESS: Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits
July 09, 2014 12:14 PM KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) - Health care companies say they're losing millions of dollars that are tied up in appeals because of increasing numbers of Medicare audits. But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.
Committee to Examine Long-Term Impact of Sports-Related Brain Injuries
Two former professional athletes, an NFL player and WWE wrestler, will head to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to share their stories about how repeated concussions have cut short their careers, robbed them of their memories and left them wondering how they will function as they grow older.
Senate Aging Committee Launches New Anti-Fraud Hotline, Enhanced Website to Assist Seniors
If you or someone you know suspect you've been victim of a scam or fraud aimed at seniors, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging has set up a new toll-free hotline to help.The hotline was unveiled today to make it easier for senior citizens to report suspected fraud and receive assistance. It will be staffed by a team of committee investigators weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.
Senate to Hold Hearing on Social Security office closures and service cuts
he U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging will hold a hearing on Wednesday to examine the impact of recent Social Security field office closures and service cuts.
Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Susan M. Collins (R-ME)
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