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Gov’t stepping up fight against health care fraud

The Obama administration is upping the ante in the fight against health care fraud, joining forces with private insurers and state investigators on a scale not previously seen in an attempt to stanch tens of billions of dollars in losses.   Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a statement Thursday that the… Continue Reading Gov’t stepping up fight against health care fraud

Medical malpractice bill dies in the House

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A bill that would require insurance companies to get approval before raising premiums died on third and final reading in the state House of Representatives. Supported by the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, House Bill 1344 originally was written to raise non-economic caps for medical malpractice suits from $300,000 to $460,000. But the bill didn’t have… Continue Reading Medical malpractice bill dies in the House

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