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The same Tuesday night that a senior official in US President Barack Obama's administration was quoted calling Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "chickens**t," yet more officials indicated the US is warming up to cooperation with Iran - the Islamic regime seeking nuclear weapons that has repeatedly declared its desire to destroy Israel.
US President Barack Obama's administration is coping with underwhelming performance on various fronts according to officials cited in the New York Times on Friday, who suggested he may replace some senior administration officials - including US Secretary of State John Kerry. "There is an inflection point in every presidency, and this certainly is a logical one, if the president feels he might be better served by some replacements on his team, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told the paper.
Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead.
The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look.
A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general says the Medicare rule allows payment for prescriptions filled up to 32 days after a patient's death — at odds with the program's basic principles, not to mention common sense.
"Drugs for deceased beneficiaries are clearly not medically indicated, which is a requirement for (Medicare) coverage," the IG report said.