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2014-08-06 23:02:55

For this revision, URAC seeks to update its programs’ standards and measures with current practices, ensure that the key functions covered by the accreditation remain comprehensive, and address important quality and safety trends. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs, announces a call for public comment on revisions to its Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy Accreditation Standards and...

2014-08-05 08:32:19

Employers Migrating to Alternative Funding Strategies and Plan Designs to Manage Rising Costs LYNCHBURG, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, health care costs climbed for a family of four in Virginia and North Carolina as reported in Scott Benefit Services' recently released 2014 Mid-Market Benefits Benchmarking Survey results. Regionally, families continue to contribute a high amount for coverage with annual medical expenditures increasing 7% in Virginia and 5%...

2014-08-04 16:26:22

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California...

2014-08-01 16:23:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new five-year, $7.3 million award from the National Cancer Institute will allow Kaiser Permanente to expand its innovative cancer clinical trials program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The award, part of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program, will help Kaiser Permanente focus on "enrolling patients in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, testing cutting-edge therapies, and comparing existing cancer...

2014-07-31 16:27:41

Strong Enrollment for 2014 Prompts Balanced Risk Pool and Competition Between Health Plans; Average Statewide Rate Increase Kept to 4.2 Percent SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Covered California consumers will see low increases in their health insurance premiums for 2015, and many consumers will see no increase or even a decrease. The statewide weighted average* came in at 4.2 percent, with some plans offering weighted average rates that are 8.5 percent...

2014-07-30 23:11:58

IntelliQuote, a revered online life insurance agency, is proud to announce the launch of an initiative designed to help consumers facing tough choices in regard to life insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. El Dorado Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 IntelliQuote, a top rated online life insurance agency, is pleased to the announce the launch of an Affordable Care Act (ACA) educational initiative. Through the effort, IntelliQuote has trained their staff of license life insurance...

2014-07-30 12:30:42

PORTLAND, Ore., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane County residents will have a new health care option that combines top-quality care with award-winning health coverage. Kaiser Permanente Northwest announced today that it plans to open a medical office in Eugene by late 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "For more than 65 years Kaiser Permanente has focused on keeping the people of the Northwest healthy," said Kaiser Permanente Northwest Regional...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...

2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

2014-07-25 23:06:52

India Network Health Insurance offers a customized health insurance program for visiting parents of all ages, including pre-existing condition coverage. India Network health insurance is designed to offer benefits that are truly payable with no exceptions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 India Network Foundation has been helping thousands of Asian Indian families in the United States with visitor health insurance for more than two decades. During that time, the Foundation's plans...


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