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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...

2014-06-11 23:06:29

Five ACA Facts All Startups Need to Know Park City, UT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published a primer on the Affordable Care Act for startups. According to Zane Benefits’ blog post, many startups are confused about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and how it impacts their small business. For example, a recent survey found that 52% of small business startups are unsure of their requirements under the ACA. What do startups need to...

2014-06-10 12:30:14

CieloStar Expands its Growing Network of Private Exchanges and its Partnerships with Chambers of Commerce MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CieloStar, a leading nationwide healthcare benefit distribution and payment technology company, announced today that it has partnered with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Chamber to open private health insurance and benefits exchanges in each state. CieloStar currently operates private exchanges in North Carolina and...

2014-06-05 12:29:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late on June 4, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association are exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive/abortifacient mandate ("Mandate"). It also "enjoined and restrained" the relevant federal departments, "their agents, officers, and employees, and all other in active concert or participation with them . . . from any...

2014-06-05 12:29:31

Exchanges Have Less Expensive Plans than Major Off-Exchange Companies in 35 out of 39 States Examined SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket has released a major study comparing the lowest priced health plans on versus off exchange. For the off-exchange plans, HealthPocket examined United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, and Assurant. When comparing on and off exchange plans across the most populous cities in 39 states where both groups were competing, HealthPocket...

2014-06-04 12:29:20

State Boasts Cutting-Edge Medicaid Management Information System Updates GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilizing CNSI's ProviderOne system technology, the state of Washington is now among the first in the country to update its Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) in compliance with federal mandates set by the Affordable Care Act requiring simplified and streamlined operating systems. The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) announced that as of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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