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Health care fraud efforts recover $4.1B in 2011

Health care fraud efforts recover $4.1B in 2011

MEDIA RELEASE Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius have released a new report showing the government’s health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered nearly $4.1 billion in taxpayer dollars in fiscal year (FY) 2011. This is the highest annual amount ever recovered from individuals and […]

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Health reform law saves $6.9M for Medicare recipients

Health reform law saves $6.9M for Medicare recipients

MEDIA RELEASE According to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 21,278 Hawaii residents with Medicare saved $6,891,558 on their prescription drugs in 2011 thanks to the Affordable Care Act Savings for people with Medicare will increase over time. According to a new report issued today from HHS, the average person with […]

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Senators get behind women's preventive health

Senators get behind women’s preventive health

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka joined 28 Senate Colleagues in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to swiftly adopt new Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations that would expand the preventive health care screenings and care available to women with no additional copayments or deductibles. “We write today […]

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Federal guidelines for H1N1 in schools offer options

Federal guidelines for H1N1 in schools offer options

MEDIA RELEASE Updated federal guidelines offer state and local public health and school officials a range of options for responding to 2009 H1N1 influenza in schools, depending on how severe the flu may be in their communities.  The guidance says officials should balance the risk of flu in their communities with the disruption that school […]

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