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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...

2014-04-02 23:26:16

The CareFirst grant will help support Walden’s 24-hour crisis hotline and suffering victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Walden has received a grant for $10,000 from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) to provide general operating support for the organization’s Crisis and Trauma/Mental Health Program. The CareFirst grant will help support Walden’s 24-hour crisis hotline and suffering victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. To date,...

2014-04-02 23:03:30

The PERFECT TEETH™ Dental Plan, an affordable, easy-to-understand, easy-to-use alternative to traditional dental insurance, helps expand the availability of dental care services and provide increased savings for patients Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 PERFECT TEETH™, a network of dental offices in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona affiliated with Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: BDMS), announced today the new and improved PERFECT TEETH™ Dental Plan,...

2014-04-02 23:00:59

A Look at the Numbers and Why It’s Significant Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the ACA health insurance marketplaces reaching over 7 million sign-ups. According to Zane Benefits’ website, Seven (7) million was the original target set by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for enrollment in the new public Marketplaces, though the estimation was revised to 6 million after a rocky roll-out...

2014-04-02 16:31:25

Awards support health impact assessments and accessing health care coverage EAGAN, Minn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to date in 2014. Recent awards include funding in support of outreach, screening and application assistance to help uninsured people across the state enroll in state health care coverage programs; support for up to three Minnesota health impact assessment projects, training and...

2014-04-02 12:31:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross Chief Marketing Officer Donna K. Lencki will discuss the power of the consumer in shaping today's health care industry during a panel on April 7 at the 11th annual World Health Care Congress Health Plan and Payer Summit in National Harbor, MD. "The way consumers buy products and services is different than it was even a few years ago," said Lencki. "Consumerism is the name of the game, and the health insurance...

2014-04-02 12:31:20

Subsidy eligibility and plan pricing are key factors driving on-marketplace plan choice and enrollment decisions for Michigan consumers seeking individual coverage DETROIT, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the close of the six-month ACA Marketplace open enrollment period, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO subsidiary, Blue Care Network, were selected by more than 300,000 Michigan consumers. "In a highly competitive marketplace, Michigan consumers overwhelmingly chose Blue Cross...