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2014-10-01 16:27:37

Enrollees will have access to the Memorial Hermann's clinically-integrated network HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health Plan and Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company announced today that they have contracted with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer Memorial Hermann Advantage plans to Medicare beneficiaries throughout Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties. Medicare beneficiaries can begin enrolling in the Medicare...

2014-10-01 16:27:12

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar examining the myths and realities of grieving styles in Real Men Don't Cry on Tuesday, October 14 from noon--1:30pm ET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, and Terry Martin, PhD, will focus on the different patterns or styles of grief, emphasizing that each of these patterns has distinct advantages and disadvantages. "Many people believe that if a grieving person does not...

2014-10-01 16:26:49

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1 , 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning October 15 of this year, Medicare-eligible, Pima County residents will have the option to enroll with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage (BCBSAZ Advantage). The expansion of BCBSAZ Advantage into Pima County gives residents the chance to explore more choice and value in their Medicare options. Currently, more than 20,000 Maricopa County members enjoy the benefits of BCBSAZ Advantage, including enhanced healthcare...

2014-10-01 12:31:28

Focus on Affordability and Convenience Makes Oral Health Care More Accessible WACO, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening of its first affiliated office in Waco at 4215 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "We are pleased to join Waco as its newest provider in affordable oral health care," said Dr. Soumava Sen, D.D.S., P.C. "Whether patients require emergency care, specialized...

2014-10-01 08:33:21

New Report Evaluates Advantages of Self-Funding and Private Exchanges SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-sized employers should consider self-funding employee benefits, move to a private exchange or establish a defined contribution approach to control health care costs over the next decade, according to a new white paper by Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131009/SF94453LOGO "Employers will bear an even bigger share...

2014-10-01 08:32:54

Public comments will be accepted through Oct. 31 on changes to principles, rules and standards MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification (the Commission), the nation's oldest and largest certification body for case managers, is seeking input from case managers and other interested parties on its revised Code of Professional Conduct for Case Managers (the Code). The deadline for public comment is Oct. 31, 2014. "One of...

2014-10-01 08:32:37

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Libertarian candidate for Governor Dr. Lee Hieb declares, "Terry Branstad's financial incompetence is costing Iowans." The 3/31/2014 deadline saw 300,000 Iowans shut out of the marketplace. Dr. Hieb's concern is by not warning Iowans about the deadline of the entire health insurance marketplace, Branstad put the state at grave risk. Dr. Hieb asserts, "Not warning about the deadline is a disservice to Iowans. But knowing about the...

2014-10-01 08:31:25

MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroCall, Inc., ("NeuroCall") announced today that it recently received Joint Commission accreditation for its Telestroke and Teleneurology services. Dr. Ricardo Garcia-Rivera, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of NeuroCall, commented, "We are extremely proud that our quality of service has been recognized by The Joint Commission, as we continue to provide lifesaving support and continuity of care to patients of our expanding network of affiliated...

2014-09-30 23:21:11

Modern Healthcare named QHR Consulting Services as the tenth largest healthcare management consulting firm in its annual "Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms" survey. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Modern Healthcare named QHR Consulting Services as the tenth largest healthcare management consulting firm in its annual "Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms" survey. This is the fifth time QHR has made Modern Healthcare's list....

2014-09-30 23:18:43

The Nov. 12 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will outline where private health insurance exchanges are today, where they are heading and what the industry is expected to look like when they get there. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 An estimated 40 million people may be enrolled in private insurance exchanges within three years, profoundly impacting health plans’ business models. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), is pleased to announce its...


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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.