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2014-06-03 23:00:25

Multi Claimant Solutions (MCS), a joint venture between Synergy Settlement Services (SSS), a national settlement services company and Franco Signor LLC, a Medicare Secondary Payer compliance service provider announced today that it has been appointed by Order of the Honorable John F. Keenan, United States District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York as the Lien Resolution Administrator for the Fosamax Products Liability Litigation. ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Multi...

2014-06-03 16:24:30

Partnership provides access to ClearHealth Strategies' market leading Medicare-based pricing program. NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies, the industry leader in Medicare-based pricing programs, announced today that Claims Application Management (CAM) has selected them to provide Medicare-based pricing for their customer base. CAM customers will have access to ClearHealth's market leading Medicare pricing program. CAM will be leveraging the Medicare...

2014-06-03 12:39:07

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The reputation of British businessmen and women is globally renowned, not only for their expertise but also their ethical and transparent approach to the workplace. As a result, Brits abroad make up one of the most important groups of expatriate workers, with significant numbers living and working in all the world's top business centres. Yet typically around 50% of this group of well educated, generally senior level managers will have no...

2014-06-03 12:37:10

New service continues nearly 35-year commitment to state of Maryland ROCKVILLE, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is proud to work with the state of Maryland to provide health care to Medicaid enrollees. On June 2, Kaiser Permanente became a participating managed care organization in Maryland, bringing its nationally recognized quality, preventive care and convenience to Maryland individuals and families enrolled in Medicaid. "For...

2014-06-03 08:32:32

Payers report cost savings and some impact on quality WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bundled payment is no longer assigned only to pilot status as a number of public and private payers are committing to this model as a core payment and delivery reform strategy according to the latest research commissioned by the non-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute(TM), Inc. (HCI(3)) and conducted by Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC....

2014-06-02 16:26:26

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) today announced that, effective May 1, Cleveland Clinic facilities and providers are part of the in-network coverage for Buckeye Community Health Plan -MyCare Ohio product and its Medicare Advantage product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130927/CL88116LOGO "We are pleased to add Cleveland Clinic hospitals and providers to our network for Medicare patients. This addition allows seniors age 65...

2014-06-02 12:28:56

Designation qualifies WHMC to accept Medicare, Medicaid and Most Insurance Plans DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walnut Hill Medical Center (WHMC), a new 8-story, 100-bed, acute-care hospital, has received accreditation and earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The accreditation means that WHMC is...

2014-06-02 08:31:31

DENVER, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced that it is proposing, subject to market and other conditions, to enter into $5.5 billion of new senior secured credit facilities consisting of a $1.0 billion revolving credit facility, a $1.0 billion term loan A and a $3.5 billion term loan B, and to issue up to $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of unsecured debt. The company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering of the unsecured...

2014-06-02 08:30:57

James Bonnette, MD, offers strategic guidance to accelerate innovation as The Advisory Board Company's new strategy consulting practice leader WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The advent of private insurance exchanges and the growing number of retail health care providers are driving hospitals and health systems to update not only their competitive strategies but also the pace at which they change, according to James Bonnette, MD, who has joined The Advisory Board Company to...

2014-06-02 08:30:42

Two Research Abstracts to be Presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 19th Annual International Meeting BOWIE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced medication quality measure performance and pharmacovigilance research studies to be presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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