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Withholding taxes still need to be paid despite Trump’s executive order

The IRS has told the Business Journal that it has no information or comment on President Trump's executive order signed on Saturday that has...

36 Fairfield County nursing homes to see cuts in Medicare reimbursements

Nursing homes in Norwalk, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Wilton are receiving Medicare’s highest penalty, a 1.98 percent reduction on each resident's Medicare payment.

Norwalk doctor pleads guilty to health care fraud and money laundering

Ramil Mansourov, who racked up nearly $5 million in fraudulent billing to Medicare, was apprehended after he fled to Canada.

Sen. Murphy introduces ‘Medicare for everyone’ bill

Sen. Chris Murphy is offering the Choose Medicare Act, which allows anyone who is not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid the ability to enroll in Medicare as an individual or through an employer’s health care coverage.

Norwalk medical practice settles federal and state False Claims Act charges

World Health Clinicians Inc. (WHC), its CEO Scott Gertz and a physician who was formerly on staff have entered a settlement to resolve charges of violating federal and state False Claims Act.

New joint venture aimed at Connecticut Medicare recipients

CarePartners of Connecticut Inc. has been created by a collaboration between Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan of Watertown, Massachusetts.

‘Not a lot of good news’ for CT health care industry,...

The state's controversial hospital tax and the federal government's elimination of the individual health care mandate bode ill for caregivers and patients alike, says John Murphy.

Bridgeport Hospital receives penalty under Medicare safety program

The penalty was created by the Affordable Care Act to drive hospitals to improve the quality of their care.

Danbury Hospital receives $4.5M grant for Medicare/Medicaid model

Danbury and other Value Care Alliance hospsitals in Connecticut will develop a community model to address health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid recipients.

Stratford health agency paying $5.25 million to settle fraud claims

Family Care Visiting Nurse and Home Care Agency agreed to pay the state and federal governments to settle claims that it bilked the Medicaid system by falsely billing for services.

Wyman: Amid Obamacare uncertainty, Access Health making impressive progress

“We’re all sitting on needles and pins" about the state health insurance exchange's future, the lieutenant governor said.

Connecticut business leaders hope for the best from Trump administration

“Is it a cause for hope, concern, or seeing opportunities? Probably all three,” said Joe McGee of The Business Council of Fairfield County.

Engel receives National Home Infusion Association award

Rep. Eliot Engel, the lead House of Representatives sponsor of the Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act, received the National Home Infusion Association’s Congressional Leadership Award.

Fidelis Care expands Medicare products

Fidelis Care will expand its Medicare Advantage products to 12 counties, including Putnam and Sullivan.

Health-care advice for seniors now a phone call away

Westchester Library System has announced a new telephone helpline is expanding the services of its Senior Benefits Information Centers.