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Dr. Farid Fata

Feds Want Cancer Doctor’s Bond Upped To $9 Million

Prosecutors want a judge to set a $9M bond in the case of a cancer specialist accused of intentionally misdiagnosing patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2013

Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doctor Stays Locked Up, For Now, In Fraud Case

An Oakland County cancer specialist accused of intentionally misdiagnosing patients will stay in jail at least until Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

Disgraced Cancer Doctor To Be Released On Bond; U.S. Appeals

He’s accused of giving unnecessary treatments for cancer — but a local doctor won’t stay behind bars ahead of his trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

Michigan Senate Leader Defends Medicaid Call

The leader of the Michigan Senate may press ahead in search of a Medicaid expansion plan to pass muster with fellow Republicans, but it’s clear he doesn’t appreciate how the governor called the Senate out for refusing to vote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

Affordable Care Act Forges Partnership Between Blue Care, Mercy Health

Starting Oct. 1, residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana counties who don’t receive employer-sponsored health insurance, or who are Medicare-eligible, will have the ability to select new health insurance products from Blue Care Network of Michigan. The Blues say the new products will be affordably priced and provide access to quality health care services through Mercy Health’s more than 700 local doctors and four local hospitals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2013

Detroit Area Doctors Charged With Illegal Distribution Of Prescription Drugs

Two Detroit area doctors have been charged with the illegal distribution of prescription drugs and health care fraud, according to a 68-count superseding indictment unsealed this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

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Seniors & The ACA

In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]

06/17/2013

Mich. Senate Votes To Extend Health Claims Tax

A continuation of a 1 percent tax on health insurance claims passed the state Senate Thursday, but yet to be resolved is how to ensure the levy brings in enough revenue for Medicaid, which serves 1.9 million low-income Michigan residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Health Company Worker Pleads Guilty In $24M Fraud

The U.S. Justice Department says a woman who worked for Detroit medical service companies has pleaded guilty in a $24 million Medicare home health care fraud scheme.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

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