LOS ANGELES – A coalition of civil rights advocates Tuesday called for a federal investigation of California’s Medicaid program, alleging that it discriminates against millions of low-income Latinos by denying them equal access to health… Read More
Charles Prozzillo’s life changed for the worse when Medicare stopped paying for his ambulance rides to dialysis a year ago.
The 72-year-old Pennsylvania man, who had been a hairdresser with his own salon and volunteer firefighter in his younger… Read More
Before they were removed following an outcry over privacy, backscatter X-ray security scanners at airports also raised worries among some travelers and scientists about exposure to potentially harmful radiation.
After all, the machines… Read More
Jay Radcliffe breaks into medical devices for a living, testing for vulnerabilities as a security researcher.
He’s also a diabetic, and gives himself insulin injections instead of relying on an automated insulin pump, which he says could… Read More
A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by the federal health law and frustrations with insurance requirements, are bringing a service that generally has been considered “health care for billionaires” to middle-income, Medicaid… Read More
In a victory for insurance companies, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that an accident victim who sues the wrongdoer can recover only the discounted sum that the victim’s insurer negotiates with doctors and hospitals … Read More
Harriet Kelly has one word to describe the day she stopped driving four years ago: miserable.
“It’s no fun when you give up driving, I just have to say that,” she says.
On October 1, 2015, Medicare transitioned to using ICD-10 codes for processing claims. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), claims have been normally processing since this rollout. Approximately 10% of … Read More
Last May, 24-year-old Charlie Kimball was in Car #35, taking Turn 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Firestone Freedom 100. He was in radio contact with his pit crew, who informed him that he had a headwind coming out of the turn and… Read More
(Editor’s Note: Sections in italics are citations taken directly from the TSA and American Diabetes Association websites.)
There are lots of stories out there about delays at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) checkpoints… Read More