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2014-02-20 12:28:23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Colorado today announced plans to expand and greatly enhance services and health plan offerings in Southern Colorado. Over the next few years, Kaiser Permanente will begin offering several specialty services at its medical offices in Southern Colorado and open its Briargate Medical Offices to all ages, removing the current 55 and older age restriction. The health plan will also pursue plans to open new medical...

2014-02-18 12:31:03

Kaiser Permanente Colorado is the First Health Plan to Officially Join the CORHIO Health Information Exchange Network DENVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that Kaiser Permanente Colorado has signed an agreement to participate in the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) network. Participation in the CORHIO HIE provides Kaiser Permanente's physicians and other clinical caregivers with...

2014-02-14 23:04:58

Noexamlifeinsurers.com (http://noexamlifeinsurers.com/) announces a new blog, “How To Get Life Insurance If You Have A Pre-Existing Medical Condition!” (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Noexamlifeinsurers.com has released a blog explaining how to get life insurance for people who have a pre-existing medical condition! People who have health problems can purchase a life insurance policy without having to take medical examinations. No exam life insurance are accessible for people who have...

2014-02-14 16:25:18

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and their subsidiaries reported today that combined total operating revenue for 2013 was $53.1 billion, compared to $50.1 billion in 2012. Operating income for 2013 was $1.8 billion, equal to 3.4 percent of operating revenue, compared to $1.7 billion, equal to 3.4 percent of operating revenue, in 2012. Net loss from discontinued operations, which included the previously...

2014-02-13 12:26:57

Cost-Sharing Increases Seen In All Four New Health Plan Categories SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An examination of new health plans from 46 states revealed that copayments and co-insurance fees for drugs increased an average of 34% as compared to the pre-Affordable Care Act individual insurance market. All of the four new health plan categories under the Affordable Care Act had drug cost-sharing increases. Bronze health insurance plans had the highest...

2014-02-13 12:26:36

Next Steps: Model Website Shows Solutions for Health Insurance Marketplaces WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the Marketplace, also known as Exchange, websites created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the information presented to consumers will lead many to plans that will cost them thousands more than they should be spending and may be bad fits in other ways, according to nonprofit Consumers' CHECKBOOK, which has for 35 years provided consumers health insurance...

2014-02-12 16:27:05

Price Tag to States Approaches $14 Billion Over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax health insurance companies to help fund health reform, will drain $13.6 billion from those states that use integrated risk-based models to care for their neediest residents. The report, "ACA Health...

2014-02-12 08:30:04

Price Tag to the Buckeye State Approaches $474 Million over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $474 million from Ohio's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-02-10 23:21:31

Over50lifeinsurance.net (http://over50lifeinsurance.net/) announces a new blog, “What Is The Best Over 50 Life Insurance Policy?”. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Over50lifeinsurance.net has released a blog explaining how to find affordable no medical exam life insurance rates for seniors older than 50 years. Choosing the right policy after 50 years, is not easy. Seniors should purchase a plan that it is accessible and reliable. Age plays an important factor in determining life insurance...

2014-02-10 12:25:33

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening program for abdominal aortic aneurysms, integrated into an electronic health record, dramatically reduced the number of unscreened at-risk men by more than 50 percent within 15 months, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, which -- if ruptured -- can result in death. It is estimated that more than one...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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