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2014-08-20 23:02:15

Connexion Point ranks 86th on the Inc 500 fastest growing businesses, 12th fastest in Healthcare, and #1 fastest growing business in Utah. Based in Utah and Texas, cXp combines cutting edge technology with a strong client & solution focus Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 With 3943.8% growth, Connexion Point ranks number 86 on the Inc. 500’s 2014 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The Inc. 500 ranks Connexion Point 12th, nationally, in overall growth in...

2014-08-19 12:29:03

Livanta to use MCG care guidelines to help achieve CMS Triple Aim SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livanta LLC, a government contracting firm, has licensed clinical guidelines from MCG (formerly Milliman Care Guidelines) to support new Medicare quality improvement projects valued at more than $120 million. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Livanta the contracts under the restructured CMS Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program....

2014-08-12 23:08:24

The four sessions of Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos, presented by 11 of the nation’s top duals experts from the private and public sectors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market Data factbook, is...

2014-07-30 16:28:50

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telligen, Inc., a leader in population health management solutions, has been awarded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract for the states of Iowa, Illinois and Colorado. Charged with overseeing quality improvement efforts in these states, Telligen will support CMS' new approach to improving care for beneficiaries, families and caregivers. "This...

2014-07-30 00:21:01

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MEDICARE ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Wednesday, July 30th. The national government's broad involvement in individual health insurance goes back to this date in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid. The legislation was...

2014-05-09 20:22:59

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the largest managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration (ASES) informed its health subsidiary, Triple-S Salud, that the RFP process to return the Medicaid business to an at-risk model has been cancelled. As a result of this decision, the agency also notified Triple-S of its intention to extend the Company's current Medicaid ASO contract,...

2014-04-10 23:26:37

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected by the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) to conduct a Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) 3.0 State Self-Assessment (SS-A). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected by the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) to conduct a Medicaid...

2014-03-31 23:02:43

Avamere Rehabilitation of Salem received the highest possible overall rating of five stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The achievement places the care facility as “one of the best in the nation” according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2014. Salem, Oregon (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Avamere Rehabilitation of Salem – a skilled nursing campus located at 4120 Kurth Street S., Salem, Oregon 97302 – received the highest possible overall rating...

2014-03-31 20:22:41

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) - a not-for-profit association representing the nation's leading national and regional clinical laboratories on key federal and state government reimbursement and regulatory policies - voiced support for provisions in the SGR extension legislation passed by the U.S. Senate today that reform the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) by providing a more rational process for...

2014-03-27 08:34:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded First Coast Service Options (First Coast) the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor contract for Jurisdiction N (JN), formerly Jurisdiction 9, which includes Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. This Medicare claims administration contract is anticipated to be operational in July 2014, and it will be serviced out of First Coast's Jacksonville headquarters...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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