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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...

2014-02-05 23:25:14

Allegiance Capital facilitates the acquisition of GlobalHealth, Inc. a leading HMO in the state of Oklahoma by Kinderhook Industries. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle market transactions, announced today that it has facilitated the acquisition of Global Health Inc. by Kinderhook Industries. GlobalHealth is a leading HMO in the state of Oklahoma. Allegiance Capital acted as the...

2014-02-03 23:01:24

Senator John Astle (D-30) and co-sponsor Senator Joanne Benson (D-24) have introduced SB 671, legislation that would require insurers, non profit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations (HMO's), that provide health insurance policies and contracts, to provide coverage for Ostomy Equipment and Supplies. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Metro Maryland Ostomy Association, Inc. (MMOA), the state and Mid-Atlantic region's largest and most tenured ostomy...

2014-01-28 16:25:24

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a 4-star rating -- the highest possible -- for overall quality of care in the annual Healthcare Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Kaiser Permanente in both Northern and Southern California also received 4 stars in the "Patients Rate their HMO"...

2014-01-28 12:29:14

New relationship further demonstrates KP's commitment to Virginia ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has entered into an agreement with Stafford Hospital to offer Kaiser members access to the award-winning hospital for healthcare services. Effective Feb. 2, 2014, the agreement provides numerous medical and obstetrical services to Kaiser Permanente members at the newest Mary Washington Healthcare hospital. "For more than 30...

2014-01-10 08:23:01

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan's Michigan Medicaid HMO received an Excellent Accreditation rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Excellent is the highest possible Accreditation status from NCQA. NCQA Accreditation evaluates how well health plans manage all parts of its delivery system - physicians, hospitals, other providers and administrative services - in order to continuously improve the quality of care and services provided...

2013-12-04 12:24:13

Physicians represent the best of the best in the Washington Metropolitan area ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred twenty-eight Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians were recognized as "Super Doctors" by The Washington Post Magazine in its Sunday, October 27, 2013 issue. The annual "Super Doctors" list honors top physicians in dozens of medical specialties, from allergy to urology, through independent research and an objective evaluation...

2013-12-03 12:27:21

Of the 55 top urban medical centers in the nation, more than a third are run by Kaiser Permanente OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nineteen Kaiser Permanente hospitals -- 10 in Northern California and nine in Southern California -- have been named 2013 "Top Hospitals" by The Leapfrog Group, an honor that rewards medical centers for their outstanding success in areas such as reducing infection rates, safety practices, mortality rates for common procedures and measures of...

2013-11-19 16:25:40

California Department of Managed Health Care recognizes Kaiser Permanente with Right Care Initiative Silver Award OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permanente Medical Group and the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, the medical groups caring for Kaiser Permanente members in California, have received the California Department of Managed Health Care's 2013 "Right Care Initiative" Silver Award for outstanding performance in prevention of heart attack and...

2013-11-07 12:26:11

Point-of-Service Plans Grew 78 Percent during Last Census Period, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, identifies the rising popularity of point-of-service (POS) plans as an opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry in its first-ever Montana Health Plan Analysis report. POS plans provide flexibility in states like Montana, where the bulk of...