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2014-09-11 23:13:18

Health Advocates and Rash Curtis & Associates recently entered into a co-marketing Agreement to combine and expand their complementary services which focus on the recovery of uncollected revenue for health care providers and act as a patient liaison to screen and assist the patient with financial resources and options to enhance the patient’s overall experience. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Health Advocates identifies all options for 3rd party coverage for unfunded...

2014-09-11 23:07:21

Packed with the latest available data, Atlantic Information Services’s newly published report Medicaid Expansion: Mid-Year 2014 Results provides a thorough picture of how the Medicaid market is shaping up right now. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 After several years in development, the expansion of the Medicaid program is now showing real results. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — the industry-leading publisher of Medicare Advantage News, AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-10 23:09:46

Issues of concern to the RBMA and its 2,300 members include correcting fee calculations that underestimate the actual cost of operating an imaging center, such as equipment maintenance and non-physician malpractice insurance, or add to the burden of managing a radiology practice. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In a comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule for the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), the Radiology Business...

2014-09-10 23:03:05

Former Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS brings national expertise in health care payment and delivery reforms Baltimore (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has named Jonathan Blum, former Principal Deputy Administrator and Director of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as its new Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs. Blum, who joined the company Sept. 8, brings...

2014-09-10 23:01:24

Family Health Network (FHN) Chooses Invidasys’ Composite-Based Software to Solve Encounter Submission Challenges, Patient Eligibility Data Management and More MESA, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Invidasys, a software engineering firm that develops component solutions for health insurance plans, announced today that it has gone live with a number of solutions for Family Health Network (FHN), a not-for-profit managed care community network serving Chicago and Cook County, Ill. FHN...

2014-09-09 23:00:28

A majority of Social Security recipients would have to raid retirement savings or use a line of credit to meet even relatively modest financial emergencies, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A majority of Social Security recipients would have to raid retirement savings or use a line of credit to meet even relatively modest financial emergencies, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). When retirees...

2014-09-09 12:28:21

The nation's largest provider of private exchanges is offering an interactive webinar on the ins and outs of Medicaid enrollment BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, invites individuals, brokers and caseworkers to join them on Wednesday, September 10, in an interactive webinar. "Enabling Better Medicaid Enrollment Choice: How Connecture Can Help" will delve into the...

2014-09-09 08:33:30

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alignment Healthcare, an emerging health care services company based in Orange County, California, has purchased Citizens Choice Health Plan, a California Medicare Advantage plan which has been in business since 2006. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchase has been approved by the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC). Citizens Choice currently provides benefits to thousands of Medicare beneficiaries in...

2014-09-09 08:33:22

Program aimed at improving the lives of special needs patients while reducing costs SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that it is the recipient of a $5.56 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to test the implementation of Pediatric Partners in Care (PPIC), a program aimed at improving health outcomes and reducing costs of care for disabled children with multiple medical issues. The three-year pilot program,...

2014-09-09 08:33:10

Safe-T Box Secure Data Exchange protects CareCore National from cyber attacks HERZLYIA, Israel, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-T Data [http://www.safe-t.com ] announced today that CareCore National [http://www.carecorenational.com ] (CareCore) has selected Safe-T Data's Safe-T Box Secure Data ExchangePlatform [http://www.safe-t.com/safe-t-box ] to protect its new customer file upload portal from cyber attacks. CareCore provides innovative healthcare solutions...


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