NEW YORK (Reuters)—New York City has launched a $100 million health insurance program to cover 600,000 uninsured residents, including those unable to afford coverage and those living in the United States illegally, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday. De Blasio, now in his second term as mayor of the country’s most populous city, has…
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NEW YORK (Reuters)—Three hospitals in New York’s Mount Sinai Health System will pay $2.95 million to settle Medicaid fraud charges for taking two years to repay more than $844,000 of improper billings that had been flagged by a whistleblower, authorities say on Wednesday. The accord resolves claims that Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St….
The Arthritis Foundation and the National Psoriasis Foundation launched the Joint Smart Coalition to focus on patient education, resources, and outreach. At a coalition-sponsored community-outreach event at Queens College in Flushing, N.Y., attendees were provided information on setting goals, stretching techniques, easy exercises, treatment options, and tips for a healthy lifestyle. (posted Dec. 13)