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Whistleblower Alleges Medicare Fraud At Iconic Seattle-Based Health Plan | California Healthline

A lawsuit against Group Health surfaces as the White House promotes Medicare Advantage for seniors. Source: Whistleblower Alleges Medicare Fraud At Iconic Seattle-Based Health Plan | California Healthline

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In Hamburg, ‘Gesundheit’ Means More Than A Wish For Good Health | California Healthline

Even with Germany’s generous universal coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg’s wealthier neighborhoods and its poorer ones. Two health centers are among those trying to close… Source: In Hamburg, ‘Gesundheit’ Means More Than A Wish For Good Health | California Healthline

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Sen. Grassley Questions UVA Health On Findings From Kaiser Health News Investigation | California Healthline

A letter from the Senate Finance Committee chairman questions the University of Virginia Health System about its financial assistance policies, billing practices and prices. Source: Sen. Grassley Questions UVA Health On Findings From Kaiser Health News Investigation | California Healthline

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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Democrats Do Drugs (Prices) | California Healthline

House Democrats start legislative work on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s prescription drug pricing bill; health is again a featured player in the Democratic presidential candidate debate; and courts … Source: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Democrats Do Drugs (Prices) | California Healthline

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‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed | California Healthline

In what experts call an “epidemic of immobility,” older hospital patients remain stuck in bed, their movements tracked by loud and ineffective bed alarms, losing muscle mass that’… Source: ‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed | California Healthline

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Surprise Settlement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case | California Healthline

Sutter Health has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust suit brought by the California Attorney General’s Office. Details have not been made public. Source: Surprise Settlement In Sutter Health Antitrust Case | California Healthline

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Refereeing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren On Public Support For ‘Medicare For All’ | California Healthline

Polling supports Buttigieg’s claim. Source: Refereeing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren On Public Support For ‘Medicare For All’ | California Healthline