Docs Prescribing More Controlled Substances to Medicare Patients


Doctors are prescribing more controlled substances to Medicare patients. NPR/ProPublica reports that in 2012 (the most recent year for which data is available), Medicare covered nearly 27 million prescriptions for powerful narcotic painkillers and stimulants with the highest potential for abuse and dependence, a nine percent increase from the year before. Medicare prescriptions increased five percent overall. The […]

Holiday Shopping Tips


With less than 10 days to go until Christmas, you may still be in the midst of your holiday shopping. The Federal Trade Commission offers these tips in making smart shopping choices this holiday season. Make a shopping list. Don’t forget to add incidentals — like cards, wrapping paper, parking, or eating out — to your […]

Manage Your Debt with These Simple Steps


With the holiday shopping season in full swing, it’s very likely that you may be using your credit card a bit more than usual. However, it’s important to plan how you use your credit card and be nimble to monitor it. During this time, it may be difficult to keep your finances under control. As […]

Orlando Clinic Owners Involved in $3M Medicare Fraud Scheme


Owners of Orlando Health Care Clinic Charged with $3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme An Orlando couple has been taken into custody for their role in a $3 million Medicare fraud scheme. Juan Carlos Delgado, 58, amd Nereyda Infante, 48, were indicted and charged with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, five counts […]