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2014-03-05 20:21:15

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires Medicare-participating hospitals to treat emergency medical conditions of any person regardless of capacity to pay, and makes unlawful the discharge of patients prior to stabilizing any medical condition. The purpose of EMTALA is to prevent...

2014-02-27 23:38:46

CDIS is an organization of experienced, fully licensed and trained education specialists and administration that bridge the gap between insurance and education. The agency provides cost-effective insurance solutions for individuals and families of all ages that are uninsured, underinsured or in transition. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Consumers Direct Insurance Services, Inc. (CDIS), an Independent, Authorized Senior General Agent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of...

2014-02-19 08:28:12

Internal Medicine Physician's Revolutionary System Is the Result of His Career-Long Dedication to the Development of Personalized Cost Effective Systems of Health Care Delivery CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Albrecht, M.D. is an internal medicine physician by training, but his maverick entrepreneurial spirit and success as a true trailblazer in the healthcare industry has always made him pause when people ask the simple question, "What kind of doctor are you?"...

2014-02-11 16:24:54

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights has cancelled and rescheduled its briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires Medicare-participating hospitals to treat emergency medical conditions of any person regardless of capacity to pay, and makes unlawful the discharge of patients prior to stabilizing any medical condition. The purpose of EMTALA is to...

2014-02-11 08:31:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verus Healthcare, Inc., formerly Sleep Nation, announced today that it is now in-network with one of the largest health plans in the country and the largest Blue Cross Blue Shield plan. At the same time, Verus Healthcare recently completed its largest acquisition to date bringing its total acquisition count to 64. Verus Healthcare nearly tripled its number of customers in 2013 and it sees that trend continuing through its expanded...

2014-02-10 08:25:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires Medicare-participating hospitals to treat emergency medical conditions of any person regardless of capacity to pay, and makes unlawful the discharge of patients prior to stabilizing any medical condition. The purpose of EMTALA is to prevent...

2014-01-31 20:21:04

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente achieved a best health plans "triple crown" when its California health plans were awarded 4 stars for quality -- the highest possible rating -- according to Covered California's Quality Rating System. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) Kaiser Permanente's Medicare health plans earned 5 stars -- the highest overall rating for quality and service -- from the Centers for Medicare &...

2014-01-28 16:25:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires Medicare-participating hospitals to treat emergency medical conditions of any person regardless of capacity to pay, and makes unlawful the discharge of patients prior to stabilizing any medical condition. The purpose of EMTALA is to prevent...

2014-01-25 23:02:09

SeniorQuote Insurance Services Seeks to Protect Seniors through Unique Comparison Service that Offers Affordable Healthcare Options San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Rising healthcare costs are threatening the financial security of Americans over the age of 65. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare costs are rising at a rate that is outpacing standard healthcare insurance coverage. According to a report updated by the CDC in October of 2013,...

2014-01-18 23:01:05

This industry has been burdened with cost pressures, including rising labor and liability expenses and the price of new technology. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on Specialist Doctors in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Specialist Doctors industry enjoyed a rise in demand in recent years, leading to increased industry revenue, employment and wages. An aging population and increasing occurrences of...


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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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