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2014-10-17 16:24:53

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is committed to cutting the number of colorectal cancer deaths in half by 2023. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults are not adequately screened. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is...

2014-10-16 12:29:49

PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice is excited to announce that it has received Health Utilization Management (HUM) Re-Accreditation from URAC, a Washington DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the healthcare system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate...

2014-10-15 23:05:25

Texas Association of Health Underwriters: Open Enrollment for Year Two of the Affordable Care Act Begins October 15 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 With the open enrollment period for year two of the Affordable Care Act only one month away, consumers will soon begin the now-annual process of confirming whether or not the health coverage choice they made in the previous year remains the best option for themselves, family members and their budgets. For many who didn’t seek...

2014-10-15 16:29:53

Affordable Healthcare Awaits Countless More Uninsured Illinoisans CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced that it is continuing its statewide education efforts it began over a year ago in advance of the inaugural enrollment period for Illinois' Health Insurance Marketplace. While Year One's results of 217,000 enrollments far surpassed the state's own targets, there remains almost 1.8 million uninsured who are eligible...

2014-10-15 12:32:10

Proven leader brings three decades of demonstrated success to new role OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today announced that Julie Miller-Phipps has been named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Miller-Phipps has been with Kaiser Permanente for more than 30 years and has a track record of demonstrated success throughout her career. She has served most recently as the senior...

2014-10-14 20:23:09

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California's Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan has received a four-star quality award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the fourth year in a row. CMS uses a five-star system to measure the quality and performance of Medicare health and prescription drug plans that relies on more than 50 metrics, including member health, management of chronic conditions, plan responsiveness, customer...

2014-10-09 16:27:05

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of provider data and end-to-end solutions that address data management, regulatory compliance and market intelligence, is undergoing Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) Accreditation from URAC, an independent nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. and a well-known leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs. The...

2014-10-08 23:05:09

Many consumers miss important opportunity to try out Medicare Advantage, switch from Medigap or other Medicare plans, or discover significant cost savings during Oct. 15-Dec. 7 window Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 About 54 million people have just a few weeks for critical decisions about their healthcare in 2015 as Medicare’s annual open enrollment begins Oct. 15. It’s a critical time for decisions that affect their health and finances, but many people miss out on the...

2014-10-08 16:26:52

Charitable contributions will go to Doctors Without Borders and International Medical Corps for medical care in Africa OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has made charitable contributions totaling $1 million for West Africa Ebola relief to two partner agencies, Doctors Without Borders/ Medecins Sans Frontieres and International Medical Corps. The contributions will support direct medical care and safe clinical treatment practices....

2014-10-07 16:26:29

Kaiser Permanente highest rated for breast cancer screening, controlling high blood pressure, 19 others OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonny, a hard-working mom from Maryland, didn't think she would get breast cancer as there was no history of the disease in her extended family. But after a regular mammogram at Kaiser Permanente in 2009, she was faced with the truth: She had cancer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Despite challenging...


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