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HHS Data Reveals Doctors Billed Medicare For Millions

HHS Data Reveals Doctors Billed Medicare For Millions

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an historic move, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare payments to physicians and other health care professionals for...

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2014-04-17 16:26:48

OAKLAND, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente's Medicare health plan website, kp.org/medicare, received top marks again from HealthMetrix Research Inc. for offering Medicare consumers an easy, positive and high-value experience. The independent research firm announced its list of "Outstanding Medicare Advantage Plan Websites" for 2014 MedicareWebWatch certification, and Kaiser Permanente's Medicare plan site was also recognized as one of the top six benchmark sites...

2014-04-16 23:12:51

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kay Green has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Kay Green has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Green is a nationally recognized Medicaid expert with over 30 years of experience working within state and...

2014-04-16 23:02:27

New White Paper by TMG Health outlines best practices for meeting the challenge of managing CMS requirements for collateral, letters and notifications. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 It is a significant challenge for Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Drug Plans to manage CMS-required collateral, letters and notifications in-house, according to a new white paper by TMG Health. A partnership with a third party administrator can relieve the internal burden and provide...

2014-04-16 12:29:39

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Given the health reform debate over elevated Medicare Advantage reimbursement rates, HealthPocket investigated the prevalence of extra insurance benefits provided by Medicare Advantage plans. These insurance benefits are not covered by original Medicare and they are frequently overlooked in discussions of Medicare Advantage's value proposition to consumers. When reviewing data on 2014 Medicare Advantage plans, HealthPocket found:...

2014-04-16 08:34:17

JACKSON, Miss., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American HealthTech (www.healthtech.net), a Jackson, Mississippi-based leader in LTPAC EHR software, announces that it has passed the ICD-10 claim test for Medicare Billing 837i and Form CMS-UB04, along with passing testing with all Medicare fiscal intermediaries, the private insurance companies that serve as the federal government's agents in the administration of the Medicare program. These recent advances ensure AHT customers that its...

2014-04-16 08:32:35

Partnership to Offer Exclusive CMS-Sponsored Bundling Payment Program CLEVELAND, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive, LLC (Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS) is partnering with Remedy Partners, Inc. (Remedy) to provide Skilled Nursing Facilities the opportunity to participate in an exclusive value-based program. The purpose of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program is to allow customers and partners to share in the cost savings derived from...

2014-04-15 23:01:53

National Rankings for Home Health Agencies also Places the Medford, OR Division of Signature Home Health as 8th in the Nation Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Signature Home Health, a Rogue Valley provider of home care and home health services for persons in their home or home setting, ranked number one in the state through the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey. The ranking is based on data on quality measures as reported by the...

2014-04-15 12:30:34

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic candidate, Dr. Anil Kumar, MD, officially filed paperwork April 11, 2014 in the race for Michigan's 11th Congressional District - where he has resided for over 30 years. In addition to qualifying, Dr. Kumar was the first candidate to file - and had 2,000 signatures, the maximum amount required. He also raised over $600,000 to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73237 Dr. Kumar is a...

2014-04-15 12:29:53

60% of the health plan inquiries come from consumers between the ages of 18 and 34 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health.Verticalize, a marketing firm for on- and off-exchange health insurance, has released data today demonstrating extraordinary young adult interest in Affordable Care Act health plans. Nearly 60% of the individual health insurance inquiries generated by the company in the last nine months have come from consumers between the ages...

2014-04-14 12:36:34

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Wyoming through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility or...