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Patients can now research doctors using Medicare provider data

Following the release of Medicare data by the Obama administration April 9, patients can now perform a check-up on their doctors.

List of the top 10 Medicare readmission conditions

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has recently unveiled its top 10 list of the total costs of readmissions for medical conditions.

7.9 million Medicare beneficiaries saved on prescription drugs in 2013

New information from the Department of Health and Human Services found that people with Medicare saved $9.9 billion on prescription drugs in 2013.

Medicare releases list of top-paid doctors

The Obama administration released physician data April 9 that revealed Medicare's top-paid doctors in 2012.

Medicare now open to married, same-sex couples

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced April 3 that the Social Security Administration (SSA) will process requests for same-sex couples who are married and want to enroll in Medicare Parts A and B.

CMS announces Medicare Part D program updates

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced rates and detailed plan payments for 2015.