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25 Charged in Largest Medicaid Fraud Bust in DC History – CBS Local

CBS LocalWASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Federal authorities say 25 people have been charged in a wide-ranging scheme to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government. U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen calls it the …Sweeping Arrests, Seizures Mark Feds Crack Down on Medicare Fraud in DCAfro AmericanFBI makes arrests in D.C. […]

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Las Vegas: Federal hepatitis C trial date now July, new judge due – Sparks Today

Sparks TodayU.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro withdrew herself Thursday, Feb. 13 from the federal conspiracy and health care fraud case involving Desai and Desai’s former business manager, Tonya Rushing. A new judge wasn’t immediately named. / AP/Las Vegas …Federal hep C trial date now July, new judge dueLas Vegas Sun all 20 news articles …read […]

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Dallas area home to huge health care frauds – Dallas Morning News

Dallas area home to huge health care fraudsDallas Morning NewsBut law enforcement officials and leaders in the Nigerian-American community describe Dallas home health care fraud as rampant and say a surprising number of the perpetrators — a third of all cases under investigation — involve Nigerian-Americans. and more …read more Source: Dallas News From Google

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Federal Agency and New York State Are in Accord Over $8 Billion Medicaid … – New York Times

New York TimesThe Obama administration has agreed “in principle” to grant an $8 billion Medicaid adjustment for New York State that could help stabilize some hospitals in Brooklyn and would reconfigure the delivery of health care there and throughout the state …Cuomo Closes I-84 To Trucks In New York StateCBS LocalNew York governor declares state […]

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CVS Caremark To Stop Sale Of Cigarettes: President Obama’s Statement

CVS Caremark has posted this note on its website from Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark President and CEO: CVS/pharmacy will stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by October 1, 2014. Ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at CVS/pharmacy is simply the right thing to do for […]

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Former Microsoft Exec Picked to Fix HealthCare.gov – PC Magazine

PC MagazinePresident Obama today announced that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will serve as a senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. As part of the “One Microsoft” effort, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced in July that DelBene would retire as …White House taps new chief for health care websiteUSA TODAYZients to transition to WH in Feb; […]

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White House taps new chief for health care website – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — Kurt DelBene, former president of the Microsoft Office Division, will replace Jeff Zients as the administration’s point person on HealthCare.gov, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. “Jeff did an outstanding job …DelBene Replaces Zients to Oversee Obama Health-Care Website (2)BusinessweekFormer Microsoft exec to head HealthCare.gov effortPCWorldZients to transition to […]

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CES 2014: Digital Health Exhibit At Las Vegas Grows 40 Percent

For CES 2014 Las Vegas, The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced the 40 percent growth of the digital health footprint at the 2014 International CES®, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The Digital Health Summit, a market-specific TechZone focused on the intersection of technology, health and wellness, […]

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President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate September 30, 201 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:00 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Of all the responsibilities […]

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Oakland’s Michael A Lenoir 114th President Of The National Medical Association

Oakland’s Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., a well-known practicing Pediatrician and Allergist in the San Francisco Bay Area, was installed as the 114th president of the National Medical Association during the organization’s 111th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly in Toronto, Canada. The National Medical Association promotes the collective interests of over 32,000 physicians of African descent […]

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President Obama’s Speech At The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

President Obama’s Speech, courtesy of The White House. This is a transcript of the full speech given by President Barack Obama today, Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, and to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March On Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech at the same place at the Lincoln […]

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President Obama On The Economy: Transcript And Video

President Obama gave a massively excellent speech on the American Economy on Wednesday. Here’s the video and the transcript: 2:13 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Galesburg! (Applause.) Well, it’s good to be home in Illinois! (Applause.) It is good to be back. It’s good to be back. Thank you. Thank you so much, everybody. (Applause.) […]

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Centerplate And Teamsters Reach Labor Agreement In San Francisco

Centerplate, one of the largest hospitality and concession companies in North America, and San Francisco’s Teamsters Local 853 recently announced the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement for 200 retail and food service employees working at AT&T Park, Candlestick, and the Cow Palace. The agreement, which extends through March 31, 2016, includes an immediate wage […]

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Dennis Wu Elected Chair of Recology Board of Directors

Dennis Wu, a very respected member of the international and Recognized Business and Community Leader is now the newly elected Chair of The Recology Board of Directors. Mr. Wu is Managing Partner and co-founder of WuHoover & Co., a professional CPA firm, and has served as a member of the Recology board for the past […]

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The State Of The Union Video, Transcript

The State Of The Union speech was epic. Here’s the video and transcript from Tuesday night’s incredible speech by President Obama. I don’t think it was better than the Inauguration Speech, but it was an excellent and emotional work. And here’s the transcript: President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address — as delivered THE […]

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President Obama’s 23 Proposals And Executive Actions For Gun Control, Full Doc

President Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden at his side, stated the case for signing 23 proposals and executive actions toward new, stronger gun control actions. But you’re probably wondering what those actions specifically are? Here’s the list, followed by the full 22-page document the White House embargoed until the President’s speech today: According to, […]

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Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Show Latino Issues In Videos

Mitt Romney has had his “Bittergate” moment, and the fundraiser where someone ran a hidden video camera while the former Governor of Massachusetts basically ran his mouth about everything from “Obama Voters” to Latinos has hit the news cycle today, and threatens a GOP Presidential Campaign that’s already off the rails, thanks to a terrible […]

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Texting your doctor? When doctors embrace technology for patient care

Is your doctor accessible to you via email? Texting?  Twitter? Facebook?  Skype? Increasingly, the answer may be yes.  Historically, health care professionals have shied away from technology due to the threat to patients’ privacy and their own liability.  But a new breed of doctors are relying on technology such as texts, emails, blog messages, Skype […]

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ObamaCare Takes Aim at Your Freedom, Targets Religious Liberty as First Casualty

Religious liberty is a cornerstone of America’s founding and individual freedoms, and ObamaCare is targeting it as First Casualty. I’ve said it all along, ObamaCare is the gateway through which the government can and will reach into Americas’ lives and touch grab choke all that’s precious to us. Yet this is what I’m hearing during this 2012 election season: “Michelle, […]

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President Obama Was Right To Publicly Defend Sandra Fluke From Rush Limbaugh

I just finished reading an interesting blog post on Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, and President Obama, written by an Oaklander named Aaron Bady (which means he lives not to far from me in the scheme of things). I was compelled to write this brief response because Mr. Bady concluded his rather long work called “The […]

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Free Birth Control in 2012

This seems very controversial, but will be good for me personally. In 2012 the Affordable Care Act will be enforcing guidelines that women’s health care charges will be covered by the insurance companies, ABC News reported: ” The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced sweeping new guidelines for women’s health care which […]

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My thoughts on Trump versus Romney

I think it’s safe to assume that there will remain a certain non-trivial segment of the electorate that isn’t so much “for” anything as they are, to put it in plain words, “against President Obama.” Their numbers will fluctuate some, and their fervor (which is to say, willingness to make noise) is likely to increase […]