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2014-03-25 08:31:52

New York, Hawaii, New Jersey top list, Arizona, North Dakota & Idaho Rank Lowest SAN MATEO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the state of New York, a family of 4 can make up to $95,400 annually and still qualify its children for comprehensive health coverage, while families in Arizona must make less than $33,400 to qualify their children, according to a PointCare analysis of 2014 Medicaid data. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/LA89899LOGO For uninsured...

2014-03-25 08:31:21

Leading Health Information Connectivity and Management Solutions Company Helps Eligible Providers Avoid Future Penalties and Gain Financial Savings LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, today revealed the top best practices for maximizing Medicare reimbursements under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) quality measures and avoid...

2014-03-24 16:24:32

Health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of medical care determines rating RIDGEWOOD, N.J., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Dyk Health Care, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Ridgewood facility was named one of the 'best nursing homes 2014' by U.S. News & World Report, marking the third time Van Dyk Ridgewood received this honor. U.S. News has collected meaningful data and ratings about nearly every nursing facility in the United States, and built from them a...

2014-03-24 12:30:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report studies the "Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) IT Market by Type (Public, & Private Exchanges), Phase (Implementation, QA, Operations), Component (Services, Software, Hardware), End User (Government Agencies, TPAs, Health Plans) - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2018." The market estimated at $1,609.7 Million in 2013 is expected to reach $2,656.4 Million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 10.5% from 2013 to 2018. Browse...

2014-03-24 08:29:27

COMPANY ALSO RAISES LOWER END OF 2014 REVENUE GUIDANCE MARIETTA, Ga., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today it will host a shareholder call tomorrow, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time to update shareholders on the positive progress of its discussions with the Food and...

2014-03-24 08:27:51

Medicare payment reform legislation needed to avoid irreversible damage to system serving millions of American seniors WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing closures of community cancer clinics coast-to-coast, mergers with large hospitals, and increasing barriers to accessing care, the nation's leading community cancer care organizations are asking Congressional leaders to pass Medicare reform legislation to stabilize a critical program serving millions of U.S. seniors...

2014-03-21 16:23:22

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the March 31 deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2014 just around the corner, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) is partnering with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® and GetInsured(®) to help residents get enrolled. Jackson Hewitt(®) provides free assistance to paid tax preparation customers who want to apply for Medicaid, CHIP, or the tax credits available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the...

2014-03-21 12:24:27

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare and the VGM Group today applauded Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) for urging the Centers for Medicare and (CMS) Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to refrain from further action to expand Medicare's bidding program. CMS published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (CMS-1460-ANPRM) entitled Medicare Program; Methodology for Adjusting Payment...

2014-03-20 23:26:42

The upcoming May 6 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will offer a comprehensive overview of the new public health exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — publisher of industry-leading newsletters Health Plan Week and Inside Health Insurance Exchanges — is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Public Exchanges: Translating Lessons Learned Into Insurer Strategies for 2015.” This May 6 program is...

2014-03-20 23:21:28

Strong 2013 Results Show Value of Face-to-face MTM Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Health Partners Plans is expanding its Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program with OutcomesMTM in 2014. Successful results from the initial MTM offering for Health Partners Medicaid members in 2013 prompted the plan to extend MTM services to six times as many Medicaid members as were eligible in 2013 as well as members of the organization’s new Medicare program. “Through MTM services...