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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Nintendo Chief Stays on, Health Business Planned – ABC News

ABC NewsNintendo’s president vowed to stick to the company’s old ways, refused to resign or cut product prices despite its dismal earnings, but said Thursday the video game maker plans…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

Seniors on Medicare fraud patrol in Miami – MiamiHerald.com

Seniors on Medicare fraud patrol in MiamiMiamiHerald.comFlorida, and Miami in particular, is considered the epicenter of illegal claims against Medicare, a government insurance program that provides health care to more…

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…

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…

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…

President Obama Press Conference On Government Shutdown: Transcript

President Barack Obama said that he had a chance to speak with House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday morning and said “and I told him what I’ve been saying publicly, that…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

World Cup Brazil Protests By 200,000 Forecasts 2016 Olympics Mess

“World Cup” is a Twitter trend as this blog post is being written, and not for good reasons. In 2014 we were told that Football was coming home to Brazil,…

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…

Paul Ryan: In Attacking Obamacare Just Blew Presidential Campaign

Paul Ryan’s a man that, as a Democrat, I firmly believed could be a formidable candidate for President of The United States in 2016 after I met him. Now, with…

U.S. Unemployment At 7.7 % 236,000 Jobs Added

The U.S Unemployment Rate is at 7.7 percent, which is the lowest point it has been at since December of 2008, when the rate was 7.3 percent. The 7.7 rate…

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…

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…

BLS Reports U.S. Unemployment Rate At 7.9 Percent For October

Bravo, President Obama. Well, Mitt Romney can’t say the American Economy is as bad off as he claims – his campaign is over. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports…

7.8 Percent – US Unemployment Rate Below 8 Percent

7.8 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate is now at 7.8 percent, and has gone below 8 percent for the first time since January 2009, the month of President Obama’s inauguration.…

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…

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…

Mitt Romney: “Getting Old Is No Picnic”

Mitt Romney celebrated his birthday two day ago, and from the looks of this Tout he left, he’s not happy about it. He says “getting old is no picnic.” Yeah.…

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…

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…

Mitt Romney, Flip Flopper, May Pick Kelly Ayotte, Flip Flopper For VP

Well, how is this for the blind leading the blind, or more appropriately like picking like: Former Governor Mitt Romney said he’s considering selecting New Hahmphire Senator Kelly Ayotte as…

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…

Rob Woodall, Georgia GOP Congressman Health Care Hypocrisy

Georgia GOP Congressman Rob Woodall (GA District 7) was caught at a town hall meeting making a statement, or a series of them, that could only be borne of hypocrisy.…

Canadian Baby Joseph Maraachli is Alive Because of United States Health Care

Everyone knows who baby Jesus was, but now the media is buzzing about Baby Joseph. Fox News showed footage around one pm today that made a trigger in the brain…

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…