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Officials: Health Care Website Working As Hoped

The revamped Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange website has attracted more than 334,000 visitors in its first full week.


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Massachusetts To Cover Gender Identity Treatment

The Patrick administration is seeking to extend health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for gender identity or gender dysphoria including hormone therapy and gender-reassignment surgery.



I-Team: Dentist Accused Of Billing State For Procedures Never Performed

In recent years, the I-Team discovered not all of the MassHealth claims went to care for needy patients.


Leevon Toppi and nurse Julie Frascarelli. (WBZ-TV photo)

I-Team: Family Nurse Ordered To Return More Than $10,000 For Not Renewing License On Time

A nurse who cares for a disabled child is facing a severe punishment for what she calls a simple mistake.


Kathie and Katie Slowe

Local Student Forced To Choose Between College And Health Care

A Chelmsford college student, who is also a diabetic, says she has been forced to choose between education and health care.


Frank Basile has won more than $300,000 in the Mass. Lottery

Mass. Lottery Winners Accused Of Welfare Fraud

Investigators say at least two big time lottery winners are bilking the state out of thousands in public benefits.


Martha Coakley

Coakley: Medicaid Fraud Schemes Cost $10 Million

Attorney General Martha Coakley announced indictments Friday against 10 people linked to a series of Medicaid fraud schemes that investigators allege cheated taxpayers out of nearly $10 million.


Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore in Malden District Court, Sept. 21, 2011.

Brookline Doctor Charged In Huge Medicaid Fraud Case

A local doctor charged with Medicaid fraud was ordered held on $150,000 bail Wednesday.


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Mass. House Passes $30 Billion Budget That Slashes Medicaid Funding

The Massachusetts House has approved a $30.4 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.


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I-Team: Could Drug Addicts Get Cheaper Rides To Treatment?

The I-Team has discovered many drug addicts could be getting to methadone clinics for a whole lot less money.




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