Government HealthCare


Seven New CMS-855 Forms to Enroll

Posted on April 26, 2017 7:44 am By admin in Government HealthCare

Medicare is spawning its own entrepreneurship Private Firms Explaining Medicare Forms In order to enroll in the Medicare program, different providers of healthcare services or products, must now use seven different CMS-855 forms. These forms are long, detailed and sometimes confusing. Not only must they be filed initially for a given provider, they must be […]

The Federal Gov’t Penalizes Doctors and Hospital for long stays

Posted on January 26, 2017 7:30 am By admin in Government HealthCare

But then the push to discharging early, creates more readmissions which the gov’t also penalizes. CMS penalized 2,597 hospitals in FY2017 on account of unnecessary readmissions. This year the CMS under HRRP will withhold $528 million in payments in 2017– an all-time high and an increase of about $108 million from FY 2016. New evidence-based […]

Hospice Care

Posted on January 10, 2016 11:48 am By admin in Government HealthCare

Hospice care, the Medicare program designed for the terminally ill in the 1980s has mushroom beyond any bureaucratic expectations. Initially projected to cover the final 180days of life, by 2013 paid for an average of 1000 days spread out over four or more calendar years. They cost Medicare 14% of its hospice spending, even though […]

The Essential: Ludwig von Mises

Posted on October 10, 2015 11:37 am By admin in Government HealthCare

FEE is happy to present the Essential series, five free ebooks collecting the key works of five great freedom philosophers: Leonard Read, Ludwig von Mises, Henry Hazlitt, F.A. Hayek, and Frédéric Bastiat. In each of these compact anthologies, you will find a powerful case for liberty. But the ideas within are not mere fodder for debate. Like […]

The Essentials: Henry Hazlitt

Posted on July 10, 2015 11:23 am By admin in Government HealthCare

FEE is happy to present the Essential series, five free ebooks collecting the key works of five great freedom philosophers: Leonard Read, Ludwig von Mises, Henry Hazlitt, F.A. Hayek, and Frédéric Bastiat. In each of these compact anthologies, you will find a powerful case for liberty. But the ideas within are not mere fodder for debate. Like […]

The Essentials: F. A. Hayek

Posted on April 10, 2015 10:52 am By admin in Government HealthCare

FEE is happy to present the Essential series, five free ebooks collecting the key works of five great freedom philosophers: Leonard Read, Ludwig von Mises, Henry Hazlitt, F.A. Hayek, and Frédéric Bastiat. In each of these compact anthologies, you will find a powerful case for liberty. But the ideas within are not mere fodder for debate. Like […]

The Essentials: Leonard Read

Posted on January 10, 2015 2:57 am By admin in Government HealthCare

FEE is happy to present the Essential series, five free ebooks collecting the key works of five great freedom philosophers: Leonard Read, Ludwig von Mises, Henry Hazlitt, F.A. Hayek, and Frédéric Bastiat. In each of these compact anthologies, you will find a powerful case for liberty. But the ideas within are not mere fodder for debate. Like […]

2012 CAMPAIGN POSTER

Posted on July 10, 2012 12:09 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” — Winston Churchill These are possibly the 5 best sentences you’ll ever read. Unfortunately, most voters don’t know this: 1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealthy […]

Medicare’s Benefits exceed Contributions by 300 Percent

Posted on June 19, 2011 1:36 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

Obama’s ‘Conversation’ on Entitlements By HOLMAN W. JENKINS, JR, WSJ A couple retiring last year paid $109,000 into Medicare but can expect $343,000 back from the system. Nobody should be surprised that public-sector workers in Wisconsin and elsewhere are fighting to preserve every penny of their promised benefits. Nobody should be surprised that state governors—and […]

While the US Gov’t is insolvent, the states aren’t far behind

Posted on June 19, 2011 1:34 pm By admin in Government HealthCare

The Hidden State Financial Crisis My latest research into opaque state financial statements suggests taxpayers will be surprised by how much pensions are underfunded. By MEREDITH WHITNEY, WSJ Next month will be pivotal for most states, as it marks the fiscal year end and is when balanced budgets are due. The states have racked up […]