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2014-01-22 12:27:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After months of the Corbett administration's push to preserve the state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has now agreed to give impacted and eligible families the option of keeping their CHIP coverage until year-end, according to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Pennsylvania is the only state to provide families the additional option of transitioning at...

2014-01-22 12:26:11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Eli Lilly and Company has joined the health care policy research organization as its newest member. Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis,...

2014-01-21 23:01:12

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of events and online programs. New sessions of the “7-Day Health for All NOW” online program will begin February 7th. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Global Health Leader and CEO Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. announces the 2014 schedule of online global health programs and events, including new sessions of the popular 7-Day Health for All NOW online program. The next session of the...

2014-01-13 08:28:36

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, on today's release of new recommendations from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "TFAH fully supports the RWJF Commission to...

2014-01-13 00:22:30

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission Calls for Shift in Funding Priorities to Ensure All Children have Access to Early Childhood Development Programs by 2025 WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social factors have as much or even more impact on health as the medical care system. In light of this reality, the nonpartisan Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America today urged leaders across the U.S. to shift funding priorities to...

2014-01-06 20:21:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued findings that show slower growth in health spending since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. This successful cost control is consistent with data demonstrating that savings from generic medicines are at an all-time high, reaching $217 billion in 2012 and $1.2 trillion over the most recent decade, according to the 2013 Report on Generic Drug Savings in the...

2013-12-19 23:03:26

December’s Policy Snapshot, Medicaid Expansion Moving Forward in Ohio: Controlling Board Decision Paves Way for 67,000 Northeast Ohioans to Gain Health Coverage, Details How the Controlling Board’s Action Made Medicaid Expansion a Reality in Ohio Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 To say that Medicaid expansion moving forward in Ohio was at the top of healthcare advocates’ holiday wish lists would be an understatement. From the moment the U.S. Supreme Court voted in June 2012...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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