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3 months ago
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NC owes medical providers for care for the poor, elderly

The state budget office says the North Carolina's Medicaid program owes medical providers for nearly two years of payments for care for the poor and elderly.
Rep. David Rouzer talked with WWAY's Hannah Patrick about his first 100 days in Congress
4 months ago
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Rep. David Rouzer talks first 100 days

The first 100 days in Congress are now in the rear view mirror for Rep. David Rouzer.
Sen. Hagan visits Wilmington, speaks about Medicare, debates and Ebola
10 months ago
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Sen. Hagan visits Wilmington, speaks about Medicare, debates and Ebola

Senator Kay Hagan made a stop in the Port City to speak to seniors about the future of Medicare and Social Security.
Complaints roll in about problems with NCTracks
2 years ago
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Complaints roll in about problems with NCTracks

Officials at the state Department of Health and Human Services issued public statements last summer saying the new computer system for processing Medicaid claims was working great, even as newly released records show complaints were coming from across the state.
Medicare: Cost-saving changes coming for diabetics
2 years ago
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Medicare: Cost-saving changes coming for diabetics

Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar.
Child counselor sentenced for fraud and arson
3 years ago
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Child counselor sentenced for fraud and arson

A former Chadbourn school counselor will spend three decades behind bars for setting fire to his office to cover up Medicare fraud.
Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts
3 years ago
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Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts

a href="http://www.wwaytv3.com/node/42943" title="watch video"> Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today.
ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Injured man on Medicare is able to stay in hospital to await surgery
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Injured man on Medicare is able to stay in hospital to await surgery

A motorcycle accident left a man with a broken leg. He needs supervision by doctors, but forget the hospital. He's laid up in a hotel. Tommy Ritch says he wants his old insurance back and is willing to pay more not to be on Medicare.
Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever
4 years ago
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Census finds reaching age 90 more likely than ever

Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90. First-ever census figures on the 90-plus population show it's nearly tripled in size since 1980, to 1.9 million.
Fewer Medicare Part D enrollees hit coverage gap
4 years ago
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Fewer Medicare Part D enrollees hit coverage gap

The Kaiser Family Foundation says fewer Medicare prescription drug plan enrollees are falling into a coverage gap known as the doughnut hole in which they pay the full cost of their prescriptions.