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2014-09-17 12:26:51

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total health care costs follow health risks and can be mitigated over time through incentivized workplace wellness programs, according to a five-year observational study by UPMC Health Plan. The report, "UPMC MyHealth: Managing the Health and Costs of U.S. Healthcare Workers," has been published today by the "American Journal of Preventive Medicine" (AJPM). The study was designed to evaluate the impact of UPMC's health management and...

2014-09-17 08:28:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health promotion and disease prevention programs have become ubiquitous in workplaces across the country. However, to deliver on their promises to improve employee well-being, reduce avoidable costs and enhance organizational functioning, these programs must be well designed, based on good scientific evidence, effectively executed and properly evaluated. To recognize organizations for outstanding health promotion programs that...

2014-09-16 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite Pennsylvania's longstanding status as a state of "universal coverage" for all documented children, the commonwealth is home to more than 144,000 children who lack health insurance, according to the latest annual State of Children's Health Care report from Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. This means about 1 in 20 of Pennsylvania's children lack health insurance - a statistic that has remained relatively unchanged in...

2014-09-15 23:08:42

For ObamaCare Reimbursement Compliance, New In-House PPACA & ERISA Litigation Support Programs Announced from ERISAclaim.com, in conjunction with In-House ERISA Appeals Department, Four Years after PPACA Adopted ERISA in Its Entirety for All Health Plans. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 ERISAclaim.com announces today new in-house PPACA & ERISA Litigation Department Support Programs for Reimbursement in ObamaCare Compliance, after 4-year-old PPACA adopted 40-year-old...

2014-09-10 12:24:20

Ten-year savings hits record at nearly $1.5 trillion according to annual Generic Drug Savings in the U.S. report WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) today released a report showing that generic drugs saved the United States health system $239 billion in 2013, a 14% increase over cost savings achieved in 2012, and the largest annual savings to date. The report also calculates that generic medications saved a record of nearly $1.5...

2014-09-10 08:32:15

Provider Finder Cost Estimator Assists Consumers in Making More Informed Health Care Decisions CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers look for new ways to obtain the best possible care and lower health care costs, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, announces the enhanced Provider Finder, an online health care solution developed to enable members to more easily research and select physicians and hospitals, as well as...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-24 23:00:11

Medicare and Medicaid will likely cut reimbursement rates for robot-assisted surgeries that do not demonstrate high rates of cost effectiveness, thus hampering industry revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Robotic Surgery Equipment Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Since the FDA approved Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci in 2000, the Robotic Surgery Equipment...

2014-08-18 23:03:09

MarketOptimizer.org adds “CountryFocus Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape – Poland” to its store. The pharmaceutical market had decreased from $8.8 billion in 2011 to $7.1 billion in 2012. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Factors such as the growing elderly population, increasing availability of affordable medicines, and transparent regulatory guidelines will provide the necessary impetus for the growth of the Polish pharmaceutical market, but a decrease in...


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