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2014-07-02 00:21:01

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedScope (www.medscope.org), the leading provider of high tech medical alert systems, has announced that use of its new two-way communication mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) has surged 35% in the first half of 2014. This growth is a result of increased sales from health plans, hospitals and accountable care organizations looking for cost-effective ways to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Photo -...

2014-07-01 10:25:58

The Lancet The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, can advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public health and private health care services, according to the authors of new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. The report was produced by health experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-06-30 12:32:16

"The anti-life mandate the Obama Administration tried to impose on these families is evidence of Big Abortion's manipulative agenda, as they move from choice to coercion," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's decision is a victory for common-sense as pro-life Americans do not lose their First Amendment freedoms when they open a family business or when they value unborn life," commented Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr....

2014-06-30 12:31:57

Gap Between Medicaid Eligibility & Obamacare Subsidies Lacks Public Support SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket has released the results of a nationwide survey of consumer opinion regarding the gap where people can make too much for Medicaid eligibility but too little for Obamacare premium subsidy. Almost 5 million people across the United States fall into this gap. Previous Medicaid research by HealthPocket found that even using the lowest cost...

2014-06-25 16:26:41

"Health Insurance: How It Really Works" available statewide LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., the statewide nonprofit health insurer that will be governed by its members beginning in 2015, has launched a Commonwealth-wide initiative titled "Health Insurance: How It ReallyWorks." This health insurance literacy effort is designed to help consumers learn more about how their new health coverage works. Topics include an overview...

2014-06-24 12:32:35

Benefits Provider Debuts Redesign on HealthcareExchange.com DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BenefitMall®, the leading provider of employee benefit, Human Resources (HR), and payroll products and services, today announced a new design for HealthcareExchange.com. This premiere online community, and news platform, is focused on educating and supporting Brokers, Carrier partners and business owners through thought leadership from industry experts on Affordable Care Act (ACA) and...

2014-06-23 23:10:41

ACA Marketplace Enrollment Solutions provides guidance to help new graduates navigate through their health insurance option. Bedford Park, IL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 With the Affordable Care Act, twenty-somethings now have the opportunity to remain on their parents’ plan until they reach the age of 26. While this is good news for the struggling grad-students, this also means that some of you (or most of you) will choose to remain uninformed about health insurance options until it’s...

2014-06-18 12:33:22

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health, a leader in value-based healthcare plans and services that improve health and reduce healthcare costs, today announced the appointment of Christopher Kelly as Chief Marketing Officer - Solutions. Most recently, Kelly was Senior Marketing Advisor for Covered California, the Health Insurance Marketplace for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in California. Kelly has helped leading brands like Kaiser Permanente,...

2014-06-13 23:00:36

The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes additional preventive care for women. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes...

2014-06-11 23:11:04

Report shows how medical sales income is affected by influential factors, including gender. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A new report by MedReps.com (http://www.medreps.com/), a job board for medical sales representatives, revealed professionals in medical sales make $141,218 on average. The 2014 Salary Survey also found the gender pay gap still exists in the medical sales field, where men report earning $148,908 to women’s reported $120,879 income. The recently released survey...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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