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2014-10-24 16:25:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMetrix Research president Alan Mittermaier reports that marginal changes occurred among Medicare Advantage plans after evaluating the new 2015 plan benefits along with the recently-issued Star performance ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When overlaying the 2015 CostShare Report findings on plan benefits with the CMS Star performance ratings, HealthMetrix Research found plans boasting both top...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-22 23:04:14

Allsup outlines budget considerations for people getting SSDI benefits and VA disability compensation Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see an increase of 1.7 percent in their monthly benefit in 2015, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services. The increase is a...

2014-10-22 23:00:38

The Social Security Administration recently announced that beneficiaries would receive a 1.7 percent COLA effective January 2015, making the sixth consecutive year of exceptionally low growth in benefits. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 How much will the Social Security cost – of – living adjustment (COLA) boost your benefits? “Probably not enough to prevent a loss of benefit buying power,” says Ed Cates, Chairman of The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). The Social Security...

2014-10-21 23:11:38

MediGap Advisors is hosting an informative webinar, Your Guide to Medicare’s 2015 Annual Enrollment Period, on October 22, 2014. Topics will include Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, and How to take maximum advantage of Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 MediGap Advisors will host an interactive educational webinar on October 22, 2014 to inform Medicare recipients of the recent changes to Medicare coverage and how to...

2014-10-21 16:28:23

Home health leaders support the advancement of program integrity measures to strengthen Medicare over arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today called for greater support for fraud prevention programs within the Medicare program in...

2014-10-21 12:32:07

Bipartisan Congressional Briefing Highlights Research into the Difficulties of Supporting Dual Eligible Populations WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, will preview new research into the dual eligible population at a bipartisan Congressional briefing sponsored by the Special Need Plan (SNP) Alliance. Inovalon will share findings from the...

2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-20 23:02:00

Expert speaker Dr. Duane Abbey is reviewing the Global Surgical Package Concept in healthcare payment system on Tue, Oct 21 on behalf of AudioEducator.com. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 In a major overhaul proposed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have included a plan to eliminate the global package for all surgical procedures, beginning in 2017. According to 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule*, the CMS plans to do away with 10- and 90-day global...

2014-10-16 23:12:00

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging managers at a pharmacy benefit management company (PBM) to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof the management company is involved in unjustly billing Medicaid or Medicare for pharmacy bills that should have been paid by a private insurance company, because this type of information can produce million dollar rewards, as was recently demonstrated. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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