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2014-06-10 10:04:02

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most products, consumers have access to a wealth of data and information to guide them in a purchasing decision. When it comes to health care, especially the price of surgical procedures, information is nearly impossible to find. According to a new study from the University of Iowa, the quote for prostate cancer surgery varied between 100 hospitals by a 13-fold range. When comparing prices, the team found a wide range of...

2014-06-09 23:09:49

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn the pros and cons of different ancillary products and different strategies for selling them on private insurance exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As private exchanges become fully integrated as a popular distribution channel for health insurance, they also are becoming staging platforms for insurers to sell a wide range of ancillary products — dental, vision, short- and long-term...

2014-06-09 12:29:48

Christopher Neuharth will show how advanced exchanges can be used to serve and keep customers as they transition between employer-sponsored and individual coverage BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that Christopher Neuharth, the company's vice president of product design and user experience, will present a session at the America's Health Insurance...

2014-06-09 08:29:19

Employers, Despite ACA, Making Modest Plan Changes TROY, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan employer health care costs are rising at an average of 7% after plan changes, up from 4% in 2013 and above national projections of 5.2%, according to a survey released today by McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company. The 2014 Southeast Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey, now in its 11th year, benchmarks health benefits and cost trends for the current year-...

2014-06-06 23:08:44

Understanding the Rules and Regulations about Statutory Coverage Benefits Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continues to have direct ramifications on health insurance providers, consumers and other stakeholders, as stipulations within the law shift from future outlook to present tense. One important trend, now officially part of healthcare coverage, is the topic of Essential Health Benefits (EHBs). Under the law, the coverage of...

2014-06-06 16:23:30

Arizona-based firm offers unique solution for health benefit options MESA, Ariz., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique private health care marketplace is now available for businesses through The Mahoney Group. The Mahoney Group Private Exchange is a private marketplace platform that gives employers an unprecedented range of administrative flexibility and employee health benefit options. The Mahoney Group is pleased to offer this flexible insurance plan customization to small, middle and...

2014-06-06 12:24:22

Health Insurer Walks the Talk of Wellness with its "myHealthPATH" Program NEW YORK, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurer and wellness company, has been named a silver award winner in the fourth annual Healthyroads Fit Company Awards(®) program. The awards recognize organizations nationwide that demonstrate their commitment to improving the overall health and fitness of their employees by offering exceptional employee wellness programs and...

2014-06-05 23:15:25

RadSite™, a national leader in the certification and accreditation of diagnostic imaging systems, and an official accrediting body as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), congratulates Garry Carneal, JD, MA, RadSite president & CEO, on his 25th anniversary in the health care industry. As Carneal celebrates this career milestone, he is working with RadSite to develop the next generation of smart networks in medical imaging. Houston, TX and Annapolis, MD...

2014-06-05 23:12:38

Hispanics have the highest uninsured rates of any racial group in the United States, 1-800-MEDIGAP is here to help make a change in that statistic. 1-800-MEDIGAP has new resources to help educate and support their Spanish speaking patrons in their journey to proper healthcare coverage. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 1-800-MEDIGAP, knows their audience and the American population is over 16 percent Hispanic or Latino. Hispanic healthcare barriers start with communication, 1-800-MEDIGAP is here to...

2014-06-05 23:08:33

Largest Arizona-based health insurance provider to offer comprehensive branded private exchange for purchasing health benefit products. Seattle (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Array Health, a provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has selected the Array Spectrum™ Private Exchange solution for managing employers’ enrollment and benefits plan choices. Multiple funding arrangements for groups will also be available. The...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.