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Maybe Don't Post Photos of Your Aston Martin on Instagram If You're Allegedly Stealing Millions From Medicaid?

Maybe Don't Post Photos of Your Aston Martin on Instagram If You're Allegedly Stealing Millions From Medicaid?

Timothy Harron and his wife, Latisha, were arrested in Las Vegas and charged with stealing $13 million from North Carolina’s healthcare program.
Couple Bilked Medicaid for $13 Million to Pay for Lavish Lifestyle, U.S. Says

Couple Bilked Medicaid for $13 Million to Pay for Lavish Lifestyle, U.S. Says

Latisha and Timothy Harron spent the money on a private jet, shopping sprees at Tiffany, wine and clothes that they flaunted on social media, prosecutors said.
Couple Bilked Medicaid for $13 Million to Pay for Lavish Lifestyle, U.S. Says

Couple Bilked Medicaid for $13 Million to Pay for Lavish Lifestyle, U.S. Says

Latisha and Timothy Harron spent the money on a private jet, shopping sprees at Tiffany, wine and clothes that they flaunted on social media, prosecutors said.

Hospitals Knew How to Make Money. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Surgeries are canceled. Business models are shifting. Some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close, leaving patients with fewer options for care.

Hospitals Knew How to Make Money. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Surgeries are canceled. Business models are shifting. Some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close, leaving patients with fewer options for care.

Hospitals Knew How to Make Money. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Surgeries are canceled. Business models are shifting. Some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close, leaving patients with fewer options for care.

Hospitals Knew How to Make Money. Then Coronavirus Happened.

Surgeries are canceled. Business models are shifting. Some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close, leaving patients with fewer options for care.
GOP Senator Admits Goal To Eliminate Medicare, Medicaid, And Social Security

GOP Senator Admits Goal To Eliminate Medicare, Medicaid, And Social Security

Chuck Todd and Katy Tur gave us yet another reason to pronounce most Beltway media worse than useless today while interviewing Republican Senator Mike Braun from Indiana. In discussing the COVID-19
Work Requirements Have Always Been About Punishment

Work Requirements Have Always Been About Punishment

The Labor Department’s jobs report last Friday was about as bleak as predicted: The official unemployment rate is now 14.7 percent—the highest in the nation’s history since the Great Depression—with

What profiles of New York City coronavirus patients say about social inequality

Covid-19 patients in New York tend to have the preexisting conditions associated with low socioeconomic status.
COVID-19 exposes effects of years of budget cuts to Social Security, jeopardizing seniors' coverage

COVID-19 exposes effects of years of budget cuts to Social Security, jeopardizing seniors' coverage

One of the most beleaguered of government agencies, the Social Security Administration (SSA), is struggling in the pandemic to help seniors attempting to enroll in Medicare coverage. That in turn puts

Coronavirus is killing rural hospitals. But they were already terminally ill

Coronavirus is proving to be the final financial blow for many rural hospitals.
Nursing Homes Were a Coronavirus Disaster Waiting to Happen

Nursing Homes Were a Coronavirus Disaster Waiting to Happen

Long before Covid-19, poor care and lax standards were widespread and well known.
Bankruptcy Didn't Help Detroit Fight the Coronavirus

Bankruptcy Didn't Help Detroit Fight the Coronavirus

Cities should avoid bankruptcy. It hasn’t helped Detroit.
Southern Republicans Lifting Coronavirus Lockdowns Are Also Keeping the Working Poor From Health Coverage

Southern Republicans Lifting Coronavirus Lockdowns Are Also Keeping the Working Poor From Health Coverage

The six states banding together to lift coronavirus restrictions have also refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions without health insurance.
States Are Being Crushed by the Coronavirus. Only This Can Help.

States Are Being Crushed by the Coronavirus. Only This Can Help.

Congress must step in and offer quick and generous aid to states before they must slash services and drag down the economy.
During a Global Health Pandemic, It's More Important Than Ever to Protect Black Mothers

During a Global Health Pandemic, It's More Important Than Ever to Protect Black Mothers

Despite its status as a “developed” nation, about 700 women will die each year from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth in the U.S.—more than any of its peers. Of that number, a
Coronavirus in the South: Vulnerable Region Awaits the Worst

Coronavirus in the South: Vulnerable Region Awaits the Worst

Public health officials fear underlying problems, from poor health to poverty, could exacerbate the effects of the coronavirus in the South.
Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks

Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks

Clinics that treat the poor and uninsured are facing hard times just when they are most needed. The coronavirus pandemic has depleted their revenues.
Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks

Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks

Clinics that treat the poor and uninsured are facing hard times just when they are most needed. The coronavirus pandemic has depleted their revenues.