Health insurers participating in the Medicare Advantage program for elderly Americans, including Humana Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc., face a base payment cut of about 3.55 percent next year, the U.S. government said.
Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin representative, made competing assertions during their debate last night in Danville, Kentucky. How did they square with the facts?
Tenet Healthcare Corp., the third- largest U.S. hospital chain, keeps an eye on Medicare patients after they’re released. This isn’t just about professional integrity. Tenet has a financial stake in their well-being.
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., the second-largest dialysis provider in the U.S., fell the most in 21 months after the U.S. Medicare system proposed cutting payments to the industry by 9.4 percent in 2014.