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2014-02-25 12:27:45

Expansion creates one of the broadest networks for HMO patients in Illinois ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, DOWNERS GROVE, ELMHURST and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Community Healthcare's (NCH) Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) has agreed to join Illinois Health Partners (IHP), effective immediately. More than 500 physicians who represent Northwest Community Health Partners, NCH's PHO, and NCH's Clinical Integration Program will be joining the IHP network,...

2014-02-24 23:02:34

Retail Medical Clinic Fills Void Between Urgent Care Clinics and Hospital Emergency Rooms Newbury Park, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Just nine months after opening the second Exer – More Than Urgent Care clinic in Calabasas, a third location has opened in the Newbury Park area of Thousand Oaks. The first location was opened in Beverly Hills in 2007. What makes Exer “more than urgent care”? Each Exer is staffed by board-certified Emergency Medicine doctors. The same expert...

2014-02-24 16:25:44

Physicians represent the best of the best in the Northern Virginia area ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred thirty-seven Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians were recognized as "Top Doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine in its February issue. The annual "Top Doctors" list is compiled based on peer and panel recommendations. The physicians represented in the list include experts in dozens of medical specialties, from allergy to urology....

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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