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$4 Billion in Fraudulent Medicare Charges Found in 2009; Another Way Feds Will Reduce Medicare Spending

6 March, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
We have not so quietly entered a new political environment where voters increasingly are demanding that government work better. This political storm, which could become a hurricane, will impact healthcare. Read more»

Those Annoying Telemarketing Calls And The Truth About Healthcare Reform

24 September, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
... the truth is that if we fail to control Medicare spending – and other programs as well -- one day the treasury department will hold an auction to sell bonds (borrow more money) and no one, including the Chinese, is going to show up. Read more»

MEDICARE: Our Fiscal Cancer

7 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
BALTIMORE, October 7, 2008 -- Healthcare leaders who believe that nothing much will change in the way we deliver and fund services should find a copy of the Sunday New York Times. In a two-page frontal assault on this nation’s fiscal mess, former Secretary of Commerce Peter G Peterson and David M. Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, highlight some economic realities that should send a chill down your back. For Read more»