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2014-04-04 23:30:13

120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System announced today. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System...

2014-04-04 23:25:21

Health Care Organizations Encouraged to Continue ICD-10 Plans Chicago (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Care Communications, Inc. a national provider of data quality services in health care, has announced recommendations following the recent passage of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Bill that includes a delay in the ICD-10 compliance date. The bill’s ICD-10 provision mandates that the earliest a new compliance date can be set is October 1, 2015. On the Care Communications Blog, Kathy Johnson,...

2014-04-04 23:00:30

Switching Individual Plans Outside of the Annual Open Enrollment Periods Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on options for switching individual health insurance plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, as of 2014, guaranteed-issue individual health insurance plans are available for the first time in the United States. Over 7 million people signed up for plans under the first ACA open enrollment...

2014-04-04 08:25:37

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Gleason, Pharm.D., director of health outcomes at Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), has been awarded the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Spirit of Volunteerism Award for 2014. Dr. Gleason accepted the award on April 2 at the Annual Awards Dinner during its 26(th) Annual Meeting and Expo in Tampa, Fla. The annual awards ceremony recognizes outstanding members for their significant contributions to managed care pharmacy and...

2014-04-04 04:20:20

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/djz77d/health_insurance) has announced the addition of the "Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) IT Market by Type, Phase, Component & End User - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/djz77d/health_insurance ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Health Insurance...

2014-04-03 16:24:27

BELLEVILLE, ON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC) today announced that it has successfully monetized two non-core properties for net proceeds in excess of $1 million. Over the past several months, the Board of Directors and management team have developed and have been implementing a strategic expenditures review which included identifying and divesting non-core assets. The sale of the property adjacent to the Company's Belleville, Ontario...

2014-04-03 08:30:59

Company expands from 100 to 800 employees in one decade IRVING, Texas and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) celebrated its expansion from 100 employees to 800 employees in the 10 years it has been located in Irving, Texas. Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne joined Eric Elliott, president and CEO of Prime, to celebrate its 10-year anniversary and continued growth in Irving. In April 2004, Prime, a leading pharmacy benefits management...

2014-04-03 08:30:57

Coordinating Benefits, Customizing Care Management Programs and Providing Member Support Associated with Improved Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Autoimmune, and Oral Oncology Drugs ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Receiving specialty drugs through Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC rather than a retail pharmacy store is associated with improved adherence to these medicines, according to a new study by Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime). The study, which...

2014-04-02 23:32:07

HealthCAWS today announced the addition of new enhancements to its Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool™ including alignment with the new Meaningful Use recommendations. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 HealthCAWS today announced that they have added new enhancements to their Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool™. Users can now align with the new Meaningful Use recommendations more easily than ever before. Consumer engagement, accountability and value-based payments for providers are unstoppable trends...

2014-04-02 23:29:58

A new white paper from national healthcare consulting firm PYA gives a straightforward explanation of what’s required for participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 PYA presents a new white paper that provides a straightforward explanation as to what is required for participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Interest in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) is at an all-time high. At the American College of Healthcare...