News tagged with health programs

Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, Americans 65 and older were the age group least likely to have health insurance.

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Poll: Many Californians unaware of caregiver program

Christine McCormack quit her job as a restaurant manager two years ago to care for her 88-year-old mother-in-law. While it doesn't make up for all of her lost income, she's getting some financial help through an innovative ...

Jul 14, 2015
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Feds announce nationwide health care fraud sweeps

Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 243 people, including doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015
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