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2014-10-16 12:29:26

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins community partners in statewide effort to help educate uninsured individuals about the Affordable Care Act RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find affordable health insurance options and begin to benefit from important medical services that meet their needs. Consumer education is essential to helping...

2014-10-16 08:32:05

Payer with Managed Care, Marketplace and TPA lines of business to use PaySpan's Patient Centered Financial Home member engagement solution ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PaySpan®, Inc., the leading provider of health care reimbursement and payment automation services, today announced that Colorado Choice Health Plans will be using the company's healthcare reimbursement platform and Patient Centered Financial Home(TM) (PCFH(TM)) member engagement solutions....

2014-10-15 23:04:33

Created to help families, spouses, children, and friends, who are grieving the death of a loved one, these workshops encourage discussion in a safe environment. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Suffering the loss of a loved one is difficult at any time of the year but the holiday season can intensify the feeling of loss and loneliness that accompany grief. Pathways Hospice is offering a workshop, Pathways Through the Holidays, in three Bay Area locations; Sunnyvale,...

2014-10-15 23:01:05

The South East Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives will host the International Conference on Healthcare Leadership in Houston for hospital and health system administrators and physician leaders. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Second International Conference on Healthcare Leadership will convene at the Texas Medical Center in Houston from Sunday, Oct. 19 through Wednesday, Oct. 22, presented by the South East Texas Chapter of the American College of...

2014-10-15 16:30:11

Tool allows health plans to compare Qualified Health Plans in the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace and also provides insights for consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HTMS, an Emdeon company, is pleased to introduce Coverage Scout(TM), an algorithm-based analytics program that can help all types of healthcare stakeholders calculate health plan rates and federal subsidies through its comparison and advisory capabilities. Coverage Scout is an enterprise-ready...

2014-10-15 16:29:53

Affordable Healthcare Awaits Countless More Uninsured Illinoisans CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced that it is continuing its statewide education efforts it began over a year ago in advance of the inaugural enrollment period for Illinois' Health Insurance Marketplace. While Year One's results of 217,000 enrollments far surpassed the state's own targets, there remains almost 1.8 million uninsured who are eligible...

2014-10-15 12:32:40

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare Advantage plans in 85 cities will be recognized for exceptional value in the design of their medical and Part D prescription drug benefits available for 2015 Medicare plan enrollees. The 2015 Senior Choice Gold Award recipients were selected from Medicare Advantage plans across 47 states based on independent cost-sharing comparisons conducted by HealthMetrix Research Inc. and MedicareNewsWatch.com. The 2015 Senior Choice Gold...

2014-10-15 08:40:03

Company Can Now Access Federal Exchange Data, Facilitate Enrollment in ACA Plans In States That Do Not Manage Their Own Individual Health Insurance Marketplaces RESTON, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, today announced that the company was awarded a Federally Facilitated Exchanges Web Broker Entity Agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As a Web Broker Entity, hCentive can now access...

2014-10-14 23:04:37

Allsup and Case Management Society of America celebrate annual National Case Management Week Oct. 12-18 Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Case managers play an essential role by helping patients, providers, payers and the public navigate an increasingly elaborate healthcare system. During National Case Management Week, Oct. 12-18, Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection...

2014-10-14 23:01:36

iMedicare Saves Time And Money For All Customers Largo, Florida (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 One of the most serious problems that many patients have is deciding which Medicare Part D Plan that they will choose. Rx Care Pharmacy announces its association with iMedicare software, which allows the pharmacist to compare Part D plans in closed networks as well as those specific to his pharmacy. It integrates with the pharmacy's existing customer information so that he/she knows exactly what...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.