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2014-07-23 12:31:36

Medicare reforms needed to protect rural access to home health for vulnerable seniors WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Grange expressed support today for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced last week by Congressmen Greg Walden (R-OR) and Tom Price (R-GA) to restore funding for skilled home health services that are vital to American seniors, particularly those living in rural parts of the country. The SAVE...

2014-07-21 16:26:03

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Figures release this week by international health insurance provider MediCare International show the potential cost of not having effective international health insurance cover in place can be very high, if you are one of the many voluntary NGO and other workers currently active in these conflict zones. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] highlights the case of freelance reporter John McHugh who was on an assignment...

2014-07-18 23:08:17

Attorney Bryan Schefman argued successfully for the right of medical providers to seek charges and double damages under the Medicare Secondary Payor (“MSP”) act where a no-fault insurer has denied PIP benefits to a Medicare eligible insured. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Court of Appeals held that a health care provider can use the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s private cause of action against a non-group health plan (no-fault insurer) that denies coverage for...

2014-07-15 16:27:12

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) today applauded the introduction of the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives, which provides relief to American seniors in need of home healthcare who are at risk due to 14 percent, four-year Medicare cuts implemented on January 1 as part of Obamacare. Medicare cuts of 14 percent to home health services...

2014-07-15 12:28:56

Changes Published in Federal Register July 11, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medicare plans to penalize hospital use for 4.9 million seniors who get health care from Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ACOs are groups of doctors and hospitals which sign up to receive rewards from Medicare if they cut Medicare spending on their patients. They also receive protection from antitrust and kickback rules. Photo -...

2014-06-20 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 The American Association for Homecare today applauded Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and John Larson (D-Conn.) for introducing H.R. 4920, the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014, a new bill that will make Medicare bids binding. "The American Association for Homecare is proud to work with Congressmen Tiberi and Larson as they build support for the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014," said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare CEO....

2014-06-13 12:25:09

Medicare's physician-payment data reveals high billing outliers PHOENIX, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over one thousand primary care physicians providing hospital-based services billed Medicare more than five times the average, raising questions about their billing practices, according to a detailed analysis published by Abhay Padgaonkar, President of Innovative Solutions Consulting. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117778) The independent billing practice analysis...

2014-06-12 23:13:48

Medorizon Shares Tips to CPT Coding at the Right Level. The fees payable for each office visit vary depending on prescribed levels or service with each patient. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 CPT Coding is an essential part of the patient visit for any clinic or hospital based physician who see a patient for management of a medical condition. To bill Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield or commercial insurance the rendering provider must be cognizant of all elements needed to...

2014-06-10 12:29:59

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With all eyes on Brazil and the FIFA World Cup scheduled to kick off in a matter of days, tens of millions of spectators around the world will get a glimpse of life in this fabled country, famous for its football, samba, carnivals and of course as one of the BRIC countries. Brazil, or to give it its correct name, the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the...

2014-06-04 23:11:16

BESLER Consulting announces that Elliot Health System has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that Elliot Health System has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Under Medicare reimbursement regulations, when...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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