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2014-07-02 16:22:51

New Executive Briefing from Decision Resources Group Provides Forward-Looking Analysis on Medicaid Landscape, Including Profiles of Waiver States BURLINGTON, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group expects most states to move toward Medicaid expansion in the next few years. Two key factors continue to drive the domino effect: the financial element, with pressure from hospital systems in non-expansion states that continue to lose millions of dollars on uncompensated...

2014-07-02 12:28:40

Changes Loom as Accountable Care Consortium Is Dissolved and State Proposes Medicaid Expansion Alternative, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Indianapolis market is in significant flux as it implements several key initiatives of the Affordable Care Act, including accountable care organizations and Medicaid eligibility expansion. One of Indianapolis' largest ACOs, the Indiana Accountable...

2014-07-02 00:21:01

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedScope (www.medscope.org), the leading provider of high tech medical alert systems, has announced that use of its new two-way communication mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) has surged 35% in the first half of 2014. This growth is a result of increased sales from health plans, hospitals and accountable care organizations looking for cost-effective ways to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Photo -...

2014-07-01 23:05:00

In the coming years, the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry will benefit from more people with private insurance and an aging population; nevertheless, increased Medicare and Medicaid regulations may hamper industry operations in the five years to 2019. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Home Medical Equipment Rentals industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Home Medical Equipment Rentals...

2014-07-01 10:25:58

The Lancet The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, can advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public health and private health care services, according to the authors of new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. The report was produced by health experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-07-01 08:30:04

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Lab, a leading healthcare experience design firm, recently completed a detailed study of health and wellness systems in the U.S. The verdict? While more Americans may have access to healthcare and wellness programs, the cost and bureaucracy of getting everyone on board continues to waste staggering amounts of money and time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123195 For instance, by 2022, Medicare/Medicaid spending is projected...

2014-06-30 23:05:46

Presentation spotlights “Growing Opportunity: Retirees and Near Retirees Turn to Financial Advisors for Medicare Guidance”. Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will join financial advisors from across the Denver, Colorado, region for the 2014 NAPFA West Region Symposium on Wednesday, July 9, at Table Mountain Inn in Golden, Colorado. The full-day program will touch on timely topics for financial advisors, including Medicare planning issues for retirees...

2014-06-30 12:31:57

Gap Between Medicaid Eligibility & Obamacare Subsidies Lacks Public Support SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket has released the results of a nationwide survey of consumer opinion regarding the gap where people can make too much for Medicaid eligibility but too little for Obamacare premium subsidy. Almost 5 million people across the United States fall into this gap. Previous Medicaid research by HealthPocket found that even using the lowest cost...

2014-06-25 23:16:10

As baby boomers have reached at least the 50-year mark and as the oldest have moved past age 65, boomers will continue to have a dramatic effect on many aspects of American life in the years to come. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to Gallup.com the baby boomers reaching retirement age will have a dramatic impact to the Healthcare Industry. Now more than ever the boomers should consider the rising costs of Healthcare and examine how to supplement Healthcare costs in the future....

2014-06-25 23:15:49

Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Sixty-five percent of...


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