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Home Blood Pressure-monitoring Kits Can Save Money For Insurance Companies
2014-07-15 03:29:05

American Heart Association Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. In the United States, more than 76 million adults have diagnosed high blood pressure, and many more are undiagnosed. Since high blood pressure typically has no symptoms, periodic testing is critical especially for people with the factors that...

2014-07-09 16:28:22

Network Misrepresentations, Enrollment Delays, and Customer Service Practices Violate California Law SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross vastly misrepresented the size of its physician and hospital networks and other key health plan contract terms in order to increase sales during the Affordable Care Act's 'open enrollment period' that ended on March 31, according to a new California class action lawsuit filed by Blue Cross customers and consumer...

2014-07-03 20:21:35

AUSTIN, Texas, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstCare Health Plans announced today that it was once again selected by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) as one of three health maintenance organizations (HMO) for the system's TRS-ActiveCare health benefits program. The new TRS-ActiveCare contract has an initial term that extends through Aug. 31, 2015. Unless sooner terminated by either party, the contract may extend through Aug. 31, 2020. FirstCare has been a part of the...

2014-06-19 23:02:06

New Survey Ranks Physician Groups at National Healthcare Conference of Experts Novato, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Meritage Medical Network is proud to achieve the coveted Elite status from the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), the largest association in the country representing physician organizations practicing coordinated care. This year, Meritage Medical Network received four out of four stars, surpassing a peer-defined threshold score in key domain areas. CAPG...

2014-06-13 23:00:36

The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes additional preventive care for women. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The health care reform law requires health plans to cover certain preventive care services for participants without any cost-sharing, such as deductibles, copayments or coinsurance. This requirement includes...

2014-06-10 16:26:23

DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan intends to more than double its product offerings in the 2015 individual market this November. Blue Cross and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, filed 41 total product options with the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) on Sunday, with the intent to offer these plan options to Michigan consumers during the 2015 open enrollment period that begins Nov. 15, 2014. The new products and their prices...

2014-05-28 23:19:01

The HPP Management Group, developer of the AccuChecker Product Line, is proud to introduce their expanded product lines and newly designed website, http://www.accuchecker.com. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The HPP Management Group, developer of the AccuChecker Product Line, is proud to introduce their expanded product lines and newly designed website, http://www.accuchecker.com. The new website and product lines address the changes that are taking place in the healthcare industry. The...

2014-05-20 23:04:51

CDPHP and Independent Health collaborate to improve health care in respective communities. Albany and Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CDPHP and Independent Health, two health plans nationally recognized for customer service, provider partnerships and innovative approaches to improving community health, today announced a strategic alliance to explore opportunities to enhance their efforts to further transform health care in their respective communities, while remaining independent. The...

2014-04-30 23:17:40

The physician-founded, community-based nonprofit health plan marks three decades of delivering high-quality health care. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 From “Footloose” to “Family Ties,” stonewash jeans to Transformers, 1984 was an iconic year for American pop culture. At the same time Apple was releasing the first Macintosh computer (which cost $2,495), a not-for-profit health plan was being formed in Albany, N.Y. Today CDPHP is celebrating 30 years as a physician-founded,...

2014-04-15 23:01:22

HealthSmart Recruits New Talent as Its National Footprint Grows Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 HealthSmart is pleased to announce that Sally Rishaw has joined HealthSmart’s Phoenix office as a Senior Account Executive. Sally has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and will bring a wealth of expertise. She has held various positions with several carriers in Michigan and Arizona, and most recently worked at a local brokerage firm. Her previous responsibilities...


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