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2014-04-11 23:22:38

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists and authors of the recent Changing the Way We Die, were featured on Utne Reader for their insight into hospice care. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, journalists who examined what hospice care really means, and how little people actually know about it in Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement, share the experiences of people who have gone through it, alongside the history of the...

2014-04-11 23:02:24

Navajo Health Foundation – Sage Memorial Hospital, the nation’s first private, Native American comprehensive health care system, recently renewed its Joint Commission "Gold Seal of Approval" Accreditation for a fifth straight year. Ganado, Arizona (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 On March 25th, 2014, Sage completed The Joint Commission’s accreditation process, receiving “Accreditation for all health care services.” This is the fifth consecutive year the Hospital has maintained...

2014-04-11 23:00:45

ERISAclaim.com announces today its renewed 2014 ObamaCare (PPACA) Claim Specialist Programs in the wake of today’s Obama nomination for new HHS Secretary after Sebelius’ resignation, in preparation of the increasing PPACA claims regulation enforcement and the Exchange enrollment. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 ERISAclaim.com announces today its renewed 2014 ObamaCare (PPACA) Claim Specialist Program in the wake of today’s Obama nomination for a new HHS Secretary after...

2014-04-11 16:21:45

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Michigan's Insurance Commissioner provided direction on how the state would interpret March's announcement by the Obama Administration regarding the extension of non-complaint ACA plans. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan issued the following statement on the decision: "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is reviewing the Insurance Commissioner's guidance regarding the extension of non-compliant plans, and we will need to determine the...

2014-04-10 23:27:53

Alicare Medical Management (AMM), a national leader in care management solutions that promotes cost savings and client satisfaction, is celebrating 20 years of meeting URAC’s quality-based standards. Salem, NH (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Alicare Medical Management (AMM), a national leader in care management solutions that promotes cost savings and client satisfaction, is celebrating 20 years of meeting URAC’s quality-based standards. “URAC sets the industry standard for quality in the...

2014-04-10 23:22:30

Collaboration offers health plans end-to-end consumer engagement solution for managing the complete member lifecycle. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Array Health, a provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced its approval to participate in the AHIP Connect program. AHIP Connect is an industry solution provider sourcing and independent evaluation program that helps AHIP’s health plan members choose companies to implement operational business solutions that...

2014-04-10 23:22:11

OnRamp will attend the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Texas Regional Conference, in Dallas, Texas April 22-23, 2014 to showcase the companies HIPAA Compliant and High Security Hosting Solutions. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, announced today that the company will be making its return to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)...

2014-04-10 16:23:59

Results Highlighted in Social Responsibility Report RICHARDSON, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) collaborated with community partners across the state to improve the health and wellness of more than 6 million children. According to the company's just-released social responsibility report, which can be found online at www.bcbstx2013srr.com, BCBSTX and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

2014-04-10 12:28:33

Support Provided to More Than 1,000 Students, Teachers, School Staff and Parents Each Year CLEVELAND, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that it has received continued grant funding of its School Crisis Response Program from the Ridgecliff Foundation ($25,000) and the Pentair Foundation ($1,325) in 2014. Both foundations have provided annual support since 2007, enabling the experienced counselors of the nonprofit agency's...

2014-04-10 12:27:23

Increase driven by rising drug prices, increasing utilization and the continued impact of specialty medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today released its annual Insights report, which reviews drug trend and highlights key issues in pharmacy care. In 2013, prescription drug trend grew 3.8 percent compared to nearly flat growth (0.1 percent) in 2012. This growth was driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty...