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2014-03-13 23:21:18

Christopher L. Vojta, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E. to Support Risk Adjustment Activities and Oversight of Clinical Outcomes Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Pulse8 Inc., a cutting-edge big data healthcare analytics and technology company focused on risk adjustment solutions for the Commercial Health Exchanges (HIX) and Medicare Advantage markets announced today that it appointed Dr. Christopher Vojta as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vojta will provide strategic direction and support of the...

2014-03-06 23:32:13

In a March 17 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will find out which benefits designs will emerge as the major new health insurance trends for 2015. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The time is now for large purchasers and health insurers to modify existing health insurance plans and develop new products for this fall’s open-enrollment period. The new plan year will bring myriad new benefits designs for sponsors to consider. “2015 Benefit Design: What...

2014-02-27 16:20:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog petitioned the Insurance Commissioner this week for a public hearing on the "new program" private passenger auto filings of Farmers Specialty Insurance Company, an affiliate of Farmers Insurance Exchange. Consumer Watchdog's petition seeks to compel Farmers and its affiliates to comply with Proposition 103's mandate requiring insurers to offer at least a 20% discount to good drivers that meet the...

2014-02-27 08:30:21

Platform makes accessing the insurance exchange easier for consumers while eliminating risks for health insurers associated with integration STONY BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon Inc., a leader of health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced FirstCare Health Plans uses Softheon Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) to acquire Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) members with CMS. This new technology allows consumers to easily access...

2014-02-26 23:26:30

Industry experts, in the Feb. 20, 2014 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges, predict a move to self-insuring if states let large employers on exchanges in 2017, leading to lower profits for carriers. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Beginning in 2017, states have the option of allowing large employers (i.e., more than 100 employees) to purchase a fully insured health plan through public insurance exchanges, and it is likely that the rules...

2014-02-25 08:30:41

Cognizant Helps Fallon Health Automate Business Processes Driving Superior Customer Experience and Better Regulatory Preparedness TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has enabled Fallon Health, a Massachusetts-based not-for-profit health care services organization, to become the first Massachusetts health insurer to provide quotes for merged market plans mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As Fallon's strategic...

2014-02-21 23:01:24

The latest report in Atlantic Information Services’s Management Insight Series, Data Sources for Rate-Setting in ACOs, Exchanges and Narrow Networks, provides a comprehensive review of how FAIR Health® and other data sources can be used to determine rates for health insurance products sold via accountable care organizations, public and private insurance exchanges, and narrow networks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Greater cost transparency and consumer engagement are...

2014-02-18 23:26:43

Led by many of the nation’s private exchange experts, including top industry consultants, lawyers working in the health care sector and Wall Street analysts, the upcoming Feb. 25 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will offer details of how private exchanges work, which models are most successful at gaining members, and the pros and cons for insurers of taking part in nonproprietary exchanges versus building their own. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Atlantic...

2014-02-16 23:01:55

Unhappy Consumers May Switch Exchange Plans Before the End of March Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on health insurance exchange plan enrollment. According to Zane Benefits' website, in a memo distributed February 6, 2014 to insurers, federal health officials said that HealthCare.gov consumers may pick a different health plan before the end of March 2014 if they are dissatisfied with the...

2014-02-14 23:24:06

Mickey Dodge, Brian Tajlili and John Criswell as featured speakers in RISE Conference “Product Design, Pricing & Risk Adjustment on the Health Insurance Exchanges" in Las Vegas on February 17-18, 2014 will bring expertise to offer insight and strategies for Commercial data, quality, and pricing processes. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 To be protected from adverse selection, payers must participate in the risk adjustment process. How they implement a risk adjustment...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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