Americans Are Going Hungry, Driving Less, and Skipping Medicine Over High Health Care Costs

picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Far too many Americans are making sacrifices due to the outrageous costs of health care in the United States, a new survey this week suggests. The findings estimate that nearly 100 million Americans have recently had to work around the prospect of pricier medical bills in some way, either by cutting back … Read more

Lee’s Summit man indicted in Medicare genetic testing fraud scheme

A federal grand jury believes a Lee’s Summit man swindled $174 million from taxpayers by billing Medicare for unnecessary cancer and cardiovascular genetic testing, according to an indictment announced by federal authorities last week. Jamie P. McNamara, 47, operated a series of “shell laboratories” in Louisiana and Texas, paying kickbacks to marketers, call centers, and … Read more