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2013-05-14 23:34:30

Applications online at multiplan.com. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 MultiPlan, Inc., the nation´s oldest and largest independent PPO network, is accepting applications for its 2013 Rural Health Outreach Grant. The program, now in its 18th year, awards hospitals serving rural areas financial grants to help them introduce or expand services, education, screenings and other endeavors aimed at improving the health of people in their communities. This year, MultiPlan will award four grants of $7,500...

2013-04-17 16:26:13

State-of-the-Art Facility Features more than 25 Medical Specialties, Includes 24/7 Urgent Care, Pharmacy, Laboratory, and Radiology Services ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, an award-winning not-for-profit health plan and care provider, opened the doors to its new South Baltimore County Medical Center on Monday, April 8, offering a vast array of medical services including around-the-clock urgent care,...

2013-03-28 16:24:14

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth 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. Kaiser Permanente in both Northern and Southern California also received 4 stars in the "Patients Rate their HMO" category, which measures members' satisfaction with their...

2013-03-27 12:29:17

HEALTH PLANS AND MEDICAL GROUPS DEMONSTRATE IMPROVED CARE FOR CHILDREN, BUT SHOW MIXED RESULTS IN PREVENTING AND MANAGING COSTLY AND DEBILITATING CHRONIC DISEASES FOR ADULTS SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA) released the 2013 Report Cards today on a redesigned, consumer-friendly Website, www.opa.ca.gov, and, for the first time, as a mobile app for iPhone and iPad. The Website and app make it easy for consumers to review...

2013-03-18 08:30:52

Employees enrolling in the nation's largest private health exchange show choice and control drives satisfaction LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enrollment results from the industry's largest private health care exchange indicate that when given more choice and control, employees become more engaged and invested in selecting their health benefits. This is according to a new analysis from Aon Hewitt, the global human resources business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON)....

2013-03-12 23:02:27

Consumers Prepare to Evaluate Options in the New Health Insurance Marketplaces Park City, Utah (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published new information on health insurance plans. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement arrangements. According to Zane Benefits´ website, there are six types of health insurance plans. Knowing...

2013-03-06 08:26:01

www.vhi.org is the Most Comprehensive Source for Virginia Health Information and Comparisons RICHMOND, Va., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and providers alike want to help avoid returning to the hospital after cardiac care. However, as many as one out of every six congestive heart failure patients return to the hospital within 30 days. So where do consumers find out how hospitals in their area stack up? Virginia Health Information (VHI) is a click away and has just...

2013-03-06 00:21:57

Cites First Objective of HMO To Enhance Stockholder Value LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendell Potter, former VP of communications for health insurance giant Cigna, took the stand today in the trial regarding the role of the Health Plan of Nevada in the largest hepatitis C outbreak in U.S. history. Potter was responsible for strategic communications, crafting PR positions consistent with financial reporting to stockholders and Wall Street. Potter systematically outlined...

2013-03-01 00:20:46

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Day 7 of Las Vegas trial for role of Health Plan of Nevada in largest outbreak of hepatitis C in U.S. history, Dr. Richard Colquitt, Health Plan of Nevada credentialing committee member, responsible for credentialing and recredentialing doctors and surgery centers, confirms under oath a reasonable and responsible HMO should not keep a provider in its network that is putting its members at risk or that is performing more procedures than are safe. During...

2013-02-27 16:28:20

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --For most people, health care involves a variety of providers--doctors, nurses, hospitals, specialists, laboratories and pharmacies, just to name a few. The majority of these entities are in the process of switching from paper to electronic records in order to make medical records more complete and accessible. Virtua has found a way to make these electronic records easier to access through its new Health Information Exchange (HIE)....