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2014-07-10 23:01:12

South Jersey arts center selected for support and anniversary grants Millville and Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is celebrating ten years of supporting community organizations throughout the state by awarding one of its long-time grantees a special anniversary present: An extra $10,000 for general operating support. The gift recipient, the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, had just received separate Foundation approval of a $10,000 award for its...

2014-07-10 08:29:13

Costs Lower than Expected for 3rd Consecutive Year; Key Quality Indicators Show Positive Care Trends for 1.1 Million Members Covered by PCMH Program BALTIMORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After three years, CareFirst's large-scale, region-wide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program (PCMH) is continuing to lower the rising costs of care for CareFirst members covered by the program. In addition, emerging data suggests that CareFirst members under the care of participating PCMH...

2014-07-08 12:28:40

Updated LifeSecure products now available to Michigan individual market DETROIT, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and LifeSecure Insurance Company have partnered to offer comprehensive supplemental insurance options to Michigan consumers. The LifeSecure products will be jointly marketed with BCBSM, and are being offered by both companies in Michigan to individual consumers. Individual offerings began July 1. The products will be available to group customers...

2014-07-07 23:01:17

Second annual sweepstakes will send one lucky family to beautiful Lavallette for a rent-free week in a shore-front house just steps from the boardwalk. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Nothing is more identifiably “New Jersey” than our state’s beloved shore, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) believes that families should have the opportunity to experience a true Jersey shore summer vacation. Horizon BCSBNJ’s second annual “Back to the Boardwalk”...

2014-07-03 08:23:28

- Decisions to Cover Afirma for Use in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Bring Total Number of "Blues" Covered Lives to More than 10 Million - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)-affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, have issued positive coverage policies for the company's...

2014-07-02 08:27:25

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS) today announced that it plans to release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Ramon M. Ruiz-Comas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate on the call, please dial 877-723-9511 or 719-325-4777 at least 5 minutes before...

2014-07-01 08:35:36

Industry research reveals that 85 percent of health plan executives now consider member engagement "mission critical" to their business DANVERS, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") and WellPoint, Inc. ("WellPoint") will conduct a webinar to reveal strategies, best practices, and results of a successful member engagement program based on multi-touch, multi-channel outreach. Produced by America's Health Insurance Plans ("AHIP"), the webinar will feature Melissa...

2014-06-30 23:08:06

Home-based care initiative for aged/disabled begins July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Horizon NJ Health, the state’s largest managed Medicaid health plan and an Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) company, announced that it will launch a Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program beginning July 1, 2014. Horizon NJ Health’s MLTSS program will be statewide. New Jersey’s MLTSS program will serve individuals who have disabilities and/or are...

2014-06-25 08:32:30

Health platform installation includes early identification tool CareAffiliate for care, disease management NEW YORK and CHICO, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has implemented CareRadius®, the care management platform created by EXL's health technology group EXL Landa. As part of the platform launch, BCBSNC will also use Landa's...

2014-06-24 23:02:21

Fox Chase Cancer Center joining Horizon BCBSNJ Hospital Network on July 1, 2014 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that Fox Chase Cancer Center – one of the nation’s most renown names in cancer care, will become an in-network provider to Horizon BCBSNJ members beginning July 1, 2014. Jeanes Hospital, which along with Fox Chase is affiliated with the Temple University Health System in Philadelphia, will also...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.