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2014-06-06 08:25:34

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Services, Inc. (PSI), the "ground breaking" 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization of its kind, congratulates Sylvia Mathews Burwell on her confirmation by the U.S. Senate to serve as the new Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/DC70603LOGO As Secretary, Ms. Burwell will oversee the continuing implementation and enforcement of the...

2014-06-03 08:34:13

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following explosive growth in its core Midwest business lines, Meridian Health Plan has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services to withdraw from the New Hampshire Medicaid Care Management Program effective June 30, 2014. Meridian and DHHS first executed the contract in March of 2012, but program delays kept Meridian from enrolling members until December 1, 2013. In the years since the contract was...

2014-05-27 08:35:58

Award Estimated at up to $47.5 million Over Five Years MCLEAN, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secure, cloud-based, enterprise-wide Managed Mobility Services (MMS) featuring Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today that WidePoint subsidiary iSYS LLC has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for...

Medicare
2014-04-10 05:08:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an historic move, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare payments to physicians and other health care professionals for services rendered to beneficiaries. The treasure trove of data includes bills for services and procedures by providers. It also reveals that many doctors around the country have been paid $1 million or more from the social insurance program for older...

2014-02-04 16:29:39

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of ACLA -- a not-for-profit association representing the nation's leading national and regional clinical laboratories on key issues of common concern, including federal and state government reimbursement and regulatory policies - ACLA President Alan Mertz issued the following statement: The ACLA today expressed its support for a new regulation issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to be released in...

2014-01-14 23:25:53

Securityhunter has been awarded a third option year for the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Program Support Center (PSC) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide enterprise-wide security services for federal government agencies. Through this BPA, Securityhunter, along with its versatile and experienced team, provides federal agencies with an effective, simplified and accelerated means of securing a wide range of physical security solutions, including those meeting...

2013-12-31 20:20:40

Urges temporary relief from HHS mandate while courts decide Highlights other exemptions, extensions granted for economic, administrative reasons Mandate's penalties to hurt, rather than help, shared goal of expanding coverage WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their...

2013-10-29 23:32:00

HHS’ Office of Finance Continues to Invest In and Strengthen Its Financial Systems Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Finance awarded a five-year, multiple-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to the team of Kearney & Company (Kearney) and CRGT for Financial Policy and Reporting Services. The services covered by this BPA are integral components of HHS’s broader initiative to improve the HHS’s systems for accounting,...


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