| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday.
Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
There is a growing demand for quality post-acute care in less expensive settings as a result of the increase in the number of aging Americans. Choosing the right center during a difficult time can be overwhelming and intimidating — I know from...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:47 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Two of three men implicated in an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme that had connections to Harford County pleaded guilty to federal charges this week, according to prosecutors, who earlier said the U.S. government was bilked out of at least $2.6 million in...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Between the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine and the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it's difficult to get domestic news on the front page this week, let alone good news. But the improved finances of Medicare deserve the public's attention,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Are you aware that under Medicare you are entitled to an annual wellness visit to your primary care physician once every 12 months? Even though Medicare does not cover a routine physical exam, it does pay for the annual wellness visit, which comes under...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Bravo to The Sun for pointing out the critical need to implement reforms to our entitlement programs ("Medicare's pleasant surprise," July 30).
In an age when half-trillion-dollar federal budget deficits are austere, it is refreshing to hear from a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In a recent letter, Joan Anderson expressed her concerns that Attorney General Douglas Gansler and his running mate would had been more understanding of senior issues than any other team running for governor ("Who is the candidate for seniors?" July 5)....
| Jul 11, 2014
These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
Oldies The Red Right Return band will play rock 'n' roll music from the 1960s and '70s at 12:30 p.m....
| May 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93.
After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
| May 31, 2014
The U. S. Preventive Services Task Force, made up of 16 medical experts appointed by the federal government's Department of Health and Human Services, has recently recommended that former and current smokers, ages 55 to 80, receive annual CT scans to test...