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2014-03-12 12:28:33

Representatives available seven days a week to provide assistance HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is reminding consumers that March 31 is the deadline to sign up for health insurance. The deadline and the potential penalty for not having coverage are part of the Affordable Care Act that requires all Americans to have health insurance in 2014. Anyone in need of assistance with the purchase of health insurance can connect with Capital BlueCross for information...

2014-02-25 12:27:19

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey conducted by the Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority shows that all health information organizations (HIO) in the state will be able to electronically send patients' discharge instructions and lab results to their primary care physicians. That's one of the key findings of the third annual survey of 11 HIOs, which the Authority conducted to better understand the current operating environment for HIOs in Pennsylvania....

2014-02-19 12:26:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross has ascended to No. 3 globally, up from No. 10 last year, on the Training Magazine annual list of Top 125 companies for employee training. Training Magazine is the leading business publication for learning and development professionals and publishes the only report that ranks company employee training programs worldwide. "Earning the ranking of No. 3 this year recognizes that we didn't rest on our laurels after...

2014-02-18 16:26:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department received an application filing from Highmark, Inc. which seeks department approval for the merger of Highmark and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. "The highest priority in our review of this application is to see that consumers will be protected and the impacted health insurers remain financially strong and the market competitive," Insurance Commissioner Michael...

2014-02-11 12:25:58

Programs celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is hosting a series of free dental programs at its Capital Blue health and wellness retail store at the Promenade Shops in Center Valley, Pa., to teach children how to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy. The programs are in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month. "It is important that children learn at an early age how to keep their teeth clean...

2014-02-04 16:23:53

True cost to our public lands still unknown HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 budget proposed today by Governor Tom Corbett factors in $75 million in drilling revenue to be accrued via the lifting of a moratorium on further leasing of state park and forest lands for gas development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) "This will place more and more of the budget burden on the backs of public lands," said Cindy Dunn,...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-30 16:25:36

ALL-STAR LINEUP, INTERACTIVE PRIZES & DAILY GIVEAWAYS AT BOOTH #463 TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, is the presenting sponsor of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) inaugural Great American Outdoor Show, taking place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from Saturday, February 1(st) through Sunday, February 9(th). The Great American Outdoor Show celebrates the outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their...

2014-01-30 12:27:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today invited artists across Pennsylvania to apply by Feb. 28 for an opportunity to showcase their work in Art of the State(®): Pennsylvania 2014, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 21 to Sept. 7 at The State Museum in Harrisburg. Artists who are Pennsylvania residents can compete in five categories: -- Painting -- Works on paper -- Photography -- Sculpture --...

2014-01-28 12:21:44

Seven public hearings already in the books, two more scheduled in February HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture today applauded the decision by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to extend the public comment period on proposed new regulations for oil and gas development - Chapter 78 of the DEP's regulations - for 30 days. Citizens may now comment, either in writing or at two additional public hearings helmed by the Environmental...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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