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Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. Read full article: Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in f...→

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

The first step toward a truly modernized health system is giving the option of virtual health services to more people. Read full article: Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revol...→

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

Right now, roughly 27.5 million Americans are living without health insurance, and it’s caused panic to permeate the entire political spectrum. Read full article: The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Me...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

All are invited to the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's Whole Health Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 11:30 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. at the main hospital in North Chicago, with additional access by phone offered through Tele Town Hall. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Prosecutors said the players were paid $3.4 million in phony claims for things like medical equipment that was never purchased. Portis played seven seasons with the Washington Redskins. Read full article: Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players,...→

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

Five former players on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers, are among those charged. Read full article: 10 former NFL players, including Clinton...→

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

Ten former NFL players have been charged over an alleged scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit program. Read full article: DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in all...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stripes convenience stores in Texas and Louisiana will be selling three limited-edition Selena commemorative cups in honor of the The Queen of Tejano music. The first design called “Queen of Cumbia” features a black and white sketch of Sele Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base, officials said. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were to Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

"I’m very hopeful that in the session of the legislature that is coming up starting in January that we’ll begin to put together a bill and get it passed," the rookie governor said about the Chicago casino. Read full article: After big first-year wins, Pritzker look...→

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Laws require health plans to provide patients equal treatment for mental and physical needs. But “parity” is often elusive — and critics say the Legislature and health officials h… Read full article: Californians aren’t getting the mental h...→

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

At least three confirmed suicides and several more student deaths have taken place this semester alone, according to the university. Read full article: Rowan University Community, Health Care ...→

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

Whenever there is a mass shooting, two questions are repeated in the news and social media: Did the shooter have a history of mental illness? And why weren’t warning signs identified earlier? These questions reflect the barriers to better mental... Read full article: We need primary mental-health providers ...→

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

President Trump on Monday endorsed a bipartisan compromise to tackle “surprise” medical bills that stun patients who are treated by doctors who happen to be out of their insurance networks. Read full article: Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compro...→

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Police have arrested a suspect in the Saturday-morning robbery at the Patelco Credit Union on Golf Course Drive in Rohnert Park. Read full article: Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Rob...→

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers are calling the state's high health care costs an economic development problem Read full article: Indiana lawmakers looking at state's hig...→

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman Read full article: Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard C...→

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

December 12, 2019 / 8:00 PM / CBS/AP... The FBI is investigating the deadly New Jersey shootout as domestic terrorism. CBS News has learned a manifesto was found in a truck the suspects used containing a list of grievances and groups they hated. Four victims were killed in Tuesda Read full article: 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care...→

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

In three days at a candidates’ forum this week, the union hosted three of the top candidates, a clear show of influence.... The dominant question for the candidates was about health care: whether they support “Medicare for all,” as Ms. Warren does, which would abolish the private insurance unions have long fought for. And one answer was apparent: the vast majori Read full article: The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bar...→

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Ten former NFL players – including Pro Bowler Clinton Portis — have been charged in a “brazen” nationwide scheme that defrauded a health care program for retired players. Read full article: Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players c...→

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

Ten former NFL players have been charged in an alleged scheme to defraud a health care benefit program for retired players, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Read full article: 10 former NFL players accused of defraud...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stephania Jimenez is an award winning anchor/reporter for NBC10. You can watch her anchor weekend mornings and report weekdays on NBC10.... Stephania Jimenez will join NBC10 Philadelphia’s news team as a morning anchor. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base officials said Naval Air StationCorpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were told to shelter in place but that order was lifted later in the morning Spokeswoman Francoise Fifi Kieschnick told the Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin told The Washington Post Magazine on Tuesday that a "handful" of political appointees in the department worked to get him removed because of his opposition to privatizing VA health care. Read full article: Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing...→

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

A suspect is now in police custody in connection to an armed robbery in Warren overnight. Read full article: Suspect arrested in connection to armed ...→

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Published in light of Human Rights Day on December 10, the survey demonstrates a disconnect between world leaders and the wishes of their youngest generation, according to Amnesty International. Read full article: Generation Z is more worried about U.S. ...→

Illinois' other financial sinkhole: retiree health care

Unfunded pension costs constantly make the news, but the state also faces a $41 billion bill for retiree health costs—and is doing the worst of any state in setting aside the needed money, S&P says. Read full article: Illinois' other financial sinkhole: reti...→

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Health care needs to be available to everyone in the United States: citizen, resident and illegal immigrant. Read full article: Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard...→

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

From 2000 to 2012, 10 million Americans got a cancer diagnosis; 42% drained all of their assets to pay for care. Read full article: Manjoo: The American health care industr...→

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man in Lynn Friday night, according to Lynn police.  Read full article: Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Conditio...→

Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in stabbing of Barnard student

One person has been arrested in connection to the slaying of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors, 18, in Morningside Park this week, sources confirmed to The Post on Friday. Read full article: Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in...→

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Price and Ortiz posit Obamacare should be stricken down while the lawsuit challenging its constitutionality moves through the courts. Read full article: Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better,...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

A former Philadelphia Eagle is one of 10 ex-NFL players charged with enriching themselves by filing false claims through a program meant to help retired players and their families pay for medical expenses. Former Eagles running back Correll Buckhalter is charged with receiving bribes and kickbacks for submitting false claims for expensive medical equipment on behalf of others, and recruiting… Read full article: Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckha...→

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Silicon Valley wants to do for medicine what it's done for retail, finance and other sectors of modern life. Here's what that digital revolution could mean for you. Read full article: Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? ...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma have been fighting for months over an Obamacare replacement and other health care issues. Read full article: Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

The dirtiest beach in New York (and the entire tri-state) is located in Suffolk County on Long Island — and it’s the third dirtiest beach in the country... These beaches in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey were judged to be the dirtiest after having the most days where the water had bacteria counts that exceeeded EPA standards. NBC 4 New York’s Stefan Holt reports. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

 ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

While Washington focuses on impeachment, West Wing aides are buzzing about the vicious battle between two top Trump health aides. Read full article: ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care d...→

UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit, not health care

With two days until polling day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his election campaign back onto Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy for looking... Read full article: UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit,...→

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a bill revamping the Department of Veterans Affairs and reducing wait times for veterans seeking health care as the agency attempts to move past the recent scandalGet more at Read More Read full article: Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul...→

The health-care sector must address climate change

The health-care sector must address climate change

It is time for the medical community to go beyond talking about the harms of climate change and start restructuring its own systems to address the active harm it is causing. Read full article: The health-care sector must address clim...→

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A 46-year-old San Francisco man pleaded guilty Friday to health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Read full article: San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilt...→

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

If employees fail to select a preferred plan or waive their benefits by Nov. 15, the state will place them in a default plan, charge them a monthly tobacco use fee and not enroll their dependents. Read full article: 147,000 educators in Washington have one...→

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren want you to believe Canada’s health care system is a dream come true. And they want to make the dream even better with their “Medicare-for-all” plans. Don’t believe them. Read full article: Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medic...→

Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. Read full article: Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in f...→

Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in stabbing of Barnard student

One person has been arrested in connection to the slaying of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors, 18, in Morningside Park this week, sources confirmed to The Post on Friday. Read full article: Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in...→

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

December 12, 2019 / 8:00 PM / CBS/AP... The FBI is investigating the deadly New Jersey shootout as domestic terrorism. CBS News has learned a manifesto was found in a truck the suspects used containing a list of grievances and groups they hated. Four victims were killed in Tuesda Read full article: 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care...→

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

Right now, roughly 27.5 million Americans are living without health insurance, and it’s caused panic to permeate the entire political spectrum. Read full article: The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Me...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Prosecutors said the players were paid $3.4 million in phony claims for things like medical equipment that was never purchased. Portis played seven seasons with the Washington Redskins. Read full article: Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players,...→

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

Ten former NFL players have been charged in an alleged scheme to defraud a health care benefit program for retired players, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Read full article: 10 former NFL players accused of defraud...→

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

Ten former NFL players have been charged over an alleged scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit program. Read full article: DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in all...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stripes convenience stores in Texas and Louisiana will be selling three limited-edition Selena commemorative cups in honor of the The Queen of Tejano music. The first design called “Queen of Cumbia” features a black and white sketch of Sele Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

The dirtiest beach in New York (and the entire tri-state) is located in Suffolk County on Long Island — and it’s the third dirtiest beach in the country... These beaches in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey were judged to be the dirtiest after having the most days where the water had bacteria counts that exceeeded EPA standards. NBC 4 New York’s Stefan Holt reports. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base officials said Naval Air StationCorpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were told to shelter in place but that order was lifted later in the morning Spokeswoman Francoise Fifi Kieschnick told the Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

"I’m very hopeful that in the session of the legislature that is coming up starting in January that we’ll begin to put together a bill and get it passed," the rookie governor said about the Chicago casino. Read full article: After big first-year wins, Pritzker look...→

UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit, not health care

With two days until polling day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his election campaign back onto Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy for looking... Read full article: UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit,...→

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

A suspect is now in police custody in connection to an armed robbery in Warren overnight. Read full article: Suspect arrested in connection to armed ...→

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

At least three confirmed suicides and several more student deaths have taken place this semester alone, according to the university. Read full article: Rowan University Community, Health Care ...→

The health-care sector must address climate change

The health-care sector must address climate change

It is time for the medical community to go beyond talking about the harms of climate change and start restructuring its own systems to address the active harm it is causing. Read full article: The health-care sector must address clim...→

Illinois' other financial sinkhole: retiree health care

Unfunded pension costs constantly make the news, but the state also faces a $41 billion bill for retiree health costs—and is doing the worst of any state in setting aside the needed money, S&P says. Read full article: Illinois' other financial sinkhole: reti...→

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

President Trump on Monday endorsed a bipartisan compromise to tackle “surprise” medical bills that stun patients who are treated by doctors who happen to be out of their insurance networks. Read full article: Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compro...→

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

If employees fail to select a preferred plan or waive their benefits by Nov. 15, the state will place them in a default plan, charge them a monthly tobacco use fee and not enroll their dependents. Read full article: 147,000 educators in Washington have one...→

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

From 2000 to 2012, 10 million Americans got a cancer diagnosis; 42% drained all of their assets to pay for care. Read full article: Manjoo: The American health care industr...→

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers are calling the state's high health care costs an economic development problem Read full article: Indiana lawmakers looking at state's hig...→

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman Read full article: Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard C...→

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

The first step toward a truly modernized health system is giving the option of virtual health services to more people. Read full article: Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revol...→

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Price and Ortiz posit Obamacare should be stricken down while the lawsuit challenging its constitutionality moves through the courts. Read full article: Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better,...→

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

In three days at a candidates’ forum this week, the union hosted three of the top candidates, a clear show of influence.... The dominant question for the candidates was about health care: whether they support “Medicare for all,” as Ms. Warren does, which would abolish the private insurance unions have long fought for. And one answer was apparent: the vast majori Read full article: The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bar...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

All are invited to the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's Whole Health Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 11:30 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. at the main hospital in North Chicago, with additional access by phone offered through Tele Town Hall. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

A former Philadelphia Eagle is one of 10 ex-NFL players charged with enriching themselves by filing false claims through a program meant to help retired players and their families pay for medical expenses. Former Eagles running back Correll Buckhalter is charged with receiving bribes and kickbacks for submitting false claims for expensive medical equipment on behalf of others, and recruiting… Read full article: Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckha...→

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Ten former NFL players – including Pro Bowler Clinton Portis — have been charged in a “brazen” nationwide scheme that defrauded a health care program for retired players. Read full article: Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players c...→

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

Five former players on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers, are among those charged. Read full article: 10 former NFL players, including Clinton...→

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Silicon Valley wants to do for medicine what it's done for retail, finance and other sectors of modern life. Here's what that digital revolution could mean for you. Read full article: Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? ...→

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma have been fighting for months over an Obamacare replacement and other health care issues. Read full article: Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stephania Jimenez is an award winning anchor/reporter for NBC10. You can watch her anchor weekend mornings and report weekdays on NBC10.... Stephania Jimenez will join NBC10 Philadelphia’s news team as a morning anchor. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base, officials said. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were to Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

 ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

While Washington focuses on impeachment, West Wing aides are buzzing about the vicious battle between two top Trump health aides. Read full article: ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care d...→

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin told The Washington Post Magazine on Tuesday that a "handful" of political appointees in the department worked to get him removed because of his opposition to privatizing VA health care. Read full article: Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing...→

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Laws require health plans to provide patients equal treatment for mental and physical needs. But “parity” is often elusive — and critics say the Legislature and health officials h… Read full article: Californians aren’t getting the mental h...→

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a bill revamping the Department of Veterans Affairs and reducing wait times for veterans seeking health care as the agency attempts to move past the recent scandalGet more at Read More Read full article: Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul...→

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Published in light of Human Rights Day on December 10, the survey demonstrates a disconnect between world leaders and the wishes of their youngest generation, according to Amnesty International. Read full article: Generation Z is more worried about U.S. ...→

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

Whenever there is a mass shooting, two questions are repeated in the news and social media: Did the shooter have a history of mental illness? And why weren’t warning signs identified earlier? These questions reflect the barriers to better mental... Read full article: We need primary mental-health providers ...→

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A 46-year-old San Francisco man pleaded guilty Friday to health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Read full article: San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilt...→

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Health care needs to be available to everyone in the United States: citizen, resident and illegal immigrant. Read full article: Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard...→

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Police have arrested a suspect in the Saturday-morning robbery at the Patelco Credit Union on Golf Course Drive in Rohnert Park. Read full article: Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Rob...→

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren want you to believe Canada’s health care system is a dream come true. And they want to make the dream even better with their “Medicare-for-all” plans. Don’t believe them. Read full article: Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medic...→

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man in Lynn Friday night, according to Lynn police.  Read full article: Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Conditio...→

Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of college freshman near her NYC campus

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. Read full article: Official: Juvenile suspect arrested in f...→

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman Read full article: Suspect arrested in killing of Barnard C...→

Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in stabbing of Barnard student

One person has been arrested in connection to the slaying of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors, 18, in Morningside Park this week, sources confirmed to The Post on Friday. Read full article: Tessa Majors murder: Suspect arrested in...→

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revolution is coming – It could give you 24/7 access to a doctor

The first step toward a truly modernized health system is giving the option of virtual health services to more people. Read full article: Gingrich & DeSantis: A health care revol...→

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

10 ex-NFL players charged in health care fraud scheme

December 12, 2019 / 8:00 PM / CBS/AP... The FBI is investigating the deadly New Jersey shootout as domestic terrorism. CBS News has learned a manifesto was found in a truck the suspects used containing a list of grievances and groups they hated. Four victims were killed in Tuesda Read full article: 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care...→

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better, More Affordable Health Care

Price and Ortiz posit Obamacare should be stricken down while the lawsuit challenging its constitutionality moves through the courts. Read full article: Striking Down Obamacare Leads to Better,...→

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Medicare-for-all

Right now, roughly 27.5 million Americans are living without health insurance, and it’s caused panic to permeate the entire political spectrum. Read full article: The path to health-care-for-all isn’t Me...→

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks in Las Vegas An influential union said health care was a top issue for its members as the top Democratic candidates sought its support before Nevada’s primary.

In three days at a candidates’ forum this week, the union hosted three of the top candidates, a clear show of influence.... The dominant question for the candidates was about health care: whether they support “Medicare for all,” as Ms. Warren does, which would abolish the private insurance unions have long fought for. And one answer was apparent: the vast majori Read full article: The Political Power of Housekeepers, Bar...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud league’s health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to host Whole HealthTown Hall Dec. 17

All are invited to the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center's Whole Health Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 11:30 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. at the main hospital in North Chicago, with additional access by phone offered through Tele Town Hall. Read full article: Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hos...→

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckhalter Charged in NFL Player Health Care Fraud Scheme

A former Philadelphia Eagle is one of 10 ex-NFL players charged with enriching themselves by filing false claims through a program meant to help retired players and their families pay for medical expenses. Former Eagles running back Correll Buckhalter is charged with receiving bribes and kickbacks for submitting false claims for expensive medical equipment on behalf of others, and recruiting… Read full article: Former Philadelphia Eagle Correll Buckha...→

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players, Face Health Care Fraud Charges

Prosecutors said the players were paid $3.4 million in phony claims for things like medical equipment that was never purchased. Portis played seven seasons with the Washington Redskins. Read full article: Clinton Portis, Other Ex-N.F.L. Players,...→

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players charged in health care scam

Ten former NFL players – including Pro Bowler Clinton Portis — have been charged in a “brazen” nationwide scheme that defrauded a health care program for retired players. Read full article: Clinton Portis among 10 ex-NFL players c...→

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

10 former NFL players, including Clinton Portis, charged in health care fraud scheme

Five former players on the Washington Redskins, including Clinton Portis and Carlos Rogers, are among those charged. Read full article: 10 former NFL players, including Clinton...→

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

10 former NFL players accused of defrauding health care program for retired players

Ten former NFL players have been charged in an alleged scheme to defraud a health care benefit program for retired players, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Read full article: 10 former NFL players accused of defraud...→

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? Tech giants are getting into the health care business

Silicon Valley wants to do for medicine what it's done for retail, finance and other sectors of modern life. Here's what that digital revolution could mean for you. Read full article: Do you trust Jeff Bezos with your life? ...→

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in alleged health care fraud scheme

Ten former NFL players have been charged over an alleged scheme to defraud the league's health care benefit program. Read full article: DOJ charges 10 former NFL players in all...→

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to defraud NFL health care benefit plan

Former Pro Bowl running Clinton Portis is among 10 ex-NFL players indicted for brazen scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit plan of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Read full article: Ex-NFL players charged with scheme to de...→

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health care officials to White House for cool-off meeting

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma have been fighting for months over an Obamacare replacement and other health care issues. Read full article: Mick Mulvaney summons feuding top health...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stripes convenience stores in Texas and Louisiana will be selling three limited-edition Selena commemorative cups in honor of the The Queen of Tejano music. The first design called “Queen of Cumbia” features a black and white sketch of Sele Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Stephania Jimenez is an award winning anchor/reporter for NBC10. You can watch her anchor weekend mornings and report weekdays on NBC10.... Stephania Jimenez will join NBC10 Philadelphia’s news team as a morning anchor. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

The dirtiest beach in New York (and the entire tri-state) is located in Suffolk County on Long Island — and it’s the third dirtiest beach in the country... These beaches in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey were judged to be the dirtiest after having the most days where the water had bacteria counts that exceeeded EPA standards. NBC 4 New York’s Stefan Holt reports. Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base, officials said. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were to Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval Station in Corpus Christi

A naval air station in Texas was locked down Wednesday after an armed person who was later taken into custody was reported on base officials said Naval Air StationCorpus Christi was locked down Wednesday morning and those on base were told to shelter in place but that order was lifted later in the morning Spokeswoman Francoise Fifi Kieschnick told the Read full article: Suspect Arrested After Lockdown at Naval...→

 ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care drama riveting the White House

While Washington focuses on impeachment, West Wing aides are buzzing about the vicious battle between two top Trump health aides. Read full article: ‘A f—ing soap opera’: The health care d...→

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

After big first-year wins, Pritzker looks to health care, Chicago casino — and dumping Trump

"I’m very hopeful that in the session of the legislature that is coming up starting in January that we’ll begin to put together a bill and get it passed," the rookie governor said about the Chicago casino. Read full article: After big first-year wins, Pritzker look...→

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing VA Health Care

Former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin told The Washington Post Magazine on Tuesday that a "handful" of political appointees in the department worked to get him removed because of his opposition to privatizing VA health care. Read full article: Shulkin: I Was Fired for Not Privatizing...→

UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit, not health care

With two days until polling day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his election campaign back onto Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy for looking... Read full article: UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit,...→

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Californians aren’t getting the mental health care they’re legally guaranteed. Why not?

Laws require health plans to provide patients equal treatment for mental and physical needs. But “parity” is often elusive — and critics say the Legislature and health officials h… Read full article: Californians aren’t getting the mental h...→

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

Suspect arrested in connection to armed robbery in Warren

A suspect is now in police custody in connection to an armed robbery in Warren overnight. Read full article: Suspect arrested in connection to armed ...→

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul

President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a bill revamping the Department of Veterans Affairs and reducing wait times for veterans seeking health care as the agency attempts to move past the recent scandalGet more at Read More Read full article: Obama Signs VA Health Care Overhaul...→

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

Rowan University Community, Health Care Workers Come Together To Address Mental Health Crisis

At least three confirmed suicides and several more student deaths have taken place this semester alone, according to the university. Read full article: Rowan University Community, Health Care ...→

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Generation Z is more worried about U.S. gun violence than corruption and health care access, poll finds

Published in light of Human Rights Day on December 10, the survey demonstrates a disconnect between world leaders and the wishes of their youngest generation, according to Amnesty International. Read full article: Generation Z is more worried about U.S. ...→

The health-care sector must address climate change

The health-care sector must address climate change

It is time for the medical community to go beyond talking about the harms of climate change and start restructuring its own systems to address the active harm it is causing. Read full article: The health-care sector must address clim...→

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

We need primary mental-health providers — and a lifelong, universal approach to psychological care

Whenever there is a mass shooting, two questions are repeated in the news and social media: Did the shooter have a history of mental illness? And why weren’t warning signs identified earlier? These questions reflect the barriers to better mental... Read full article: We need primary mental-health providers ...→

Illinois' other financial sinkhole: retiree health care

Unfunded pension costs constantly make the news, but the state also faces a $41 billion bill for retiree health costs—and is doing the worst of any state in setting aside the needed money, S&P says. Read full article: Illinois' other financial sinkhole: reti...→

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A 46-year-old San Francisco man pleaded guilty Friday to health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Read full article: San Francisco Acupuncturist Pleads Guilt...→

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compromise, wants to secure health care win by end of year

President Trump on Monday endorsed a bipartisan compromise to tackle “surprise” medical bills that stun patients who are treated by doctors who happen to be out of their insurance networks. Read full article: Trump endorses ‘surprise billing’ compro...→

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard work — and health care for all

Health care needs to be available to everyone in the United States: citizen, resident and illegal immigrant. Read full article: Letter: I’m a supporter of the GOP, hard...→

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

147,000 educators in Washington have one week left to enroll in new statewide health care plans

If employees fail to select a preferred plan or waive their benefits by Nov. 15, the state will place them in a default plan, charge them a monthly tobacco use fee and not enroll their dependents. Read full article: 147,000 educators in Washington have one...→

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Robbery Arrested in Santa Rosa

Police have arrested a suspect in the Saturday-morning robbery at the Patelco Credit Union on Golf Course Drive in Rohnert Park. Read full article: Suspect in Rohnert Park Credit Union Rob...→

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

Manjoo: The American health care industry is killing people

From 2000 to 2012, 10 million Americans got a cancer diagnosis; 42% drained all of their assets to pay for care. Read full article: Manjoo: The American health care industr...→

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medicare-for-all’ like Canada – But Canadian health care is awful

Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren want you to believe Canada’s health care system is a dream come true. And they want to make the dream even better with their “Medicare-for-all” plans. Don’t believe them. Read full article: Sally Pipes: Sanders, Warren want ‘Medic...→

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers looking at state's high health care costs

Indiana lawmakers are calling the state's high health care costs an economic development problem Read full article: Indiana lawmakers looking at state's hig...→

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Condition, Suspect Arrested

A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man in Lynn Friday night, according to Lynn police.  Read full article: Man Stabbed In Lynn In Critical Conditio...→