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2014-03-31 08:29:17

As a result of the heightened need for an affordable alternative to dental insurance, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Universal Dental Plan have teamed up to improve the quality and value of oral health care in New England. BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Dental Plan (UDP) is pleased to announce an exclusive arrangement with the #1 private health plan in America*, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. UDP will offer its discount dental program at a reduced rate to Harvard...

2014-03-30 23:04:46

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces an ongoing grief support group in collaboration with the Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council. The group, called “New Beginnings,” will be held at 2 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month, beginning this Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today that they will be facilitating a monthly grief support group at the Palatine Township Senior Center in Palatine, IL....

2014-03-29 23:21:29

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announces their interest in offering grief support groups in the Northwest Chicagoland area. Grief support groups or educational offerings can be facilitated at various locations. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced today their intent to serve the greater community by providing grief support groups and educational events in the community. Hope Hospice is looking for retirement and assisted living communities,...

2014-03-29 23:01:09

Administration Meets Enrollment Expectations Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the health insurance exchange meeting enrollment expectations of 6 million. According to Zane Benefits’ website, President Obama reported Thursday that approximately 6 million Americans have signed up for coverage through the new "Obamacare" health insurance exchanges. According to the administration, there...

2014-03-28 23:27:57

Holadoctor today announced the results of an online survey of Hispanics to learn their opinion of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The survey found that most respondents did not know much about the law, but did have a positive attitude towards it. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 HolaDoctor, the leading health website for Hispanics, conducted a survey of Hispanics in February to learn about their opinion of the Affordable Care Act and their plans to purchase this enrollment cycle....

2014-03-28 23:00:58

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a medical center renaming ceremony in honor of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Bay Pines, FL (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a medical center renaming ceremony in honor of the late Congressman C.W. Bill Young on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Fla. in the courtyard located...

2014-03-27 23:24:37

Hospice solution enhanced with additional claims data to support payment reform. Atlanta and National Harbor, MD. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that its Brightree® Hospice solution is compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Change Request (CR) 8358. Effective on April 1, 2014, Medicare CR-8358 requires...

2014-03-27 12:25:10

Entrance of Additional Carriers Coincides with Wisconsin's Medicaid Reform Implementation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that residents of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin market are seeing a surge in BadgerCare (Medicaid) options in anticipation of the state's Medicaid reform implementation in April 2014. UnitedHealth Group (UHG), which withdrew from the Milwaukee managed Medicaid market in late...

2014-03-27 08:33:46

PITTSBURGH, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Whitehurst, a Lean Management hospital process expert and former consultant for Joint Commission Resources, Inc., has joined TeleTracking Technologies as Managing Director of Consulting Services, the firm announced today. Ms. Whitehurst, a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, will focus on combining Lean principles with TeleTracking's technology solutions in order to improve processes, reduce wasted time and resources, smooth...

2014-03-26 23:33:59

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, authors of the recently released Changing the Way We Die, were featured in Bloomberg Businessweek as experts on hospice care and how it is changing. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Bloomberg Businessweek featured the award winning Viva Editions title Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement in an article on the monetary side of Hospice organizations. Written by health writers Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, Changing the Way We Die...