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2014-06-19 23:02:05

Medication Therapy Management Developments, Value Highlighted (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Medication Therapy Management (MTM) industry leader, OutcomesMTM™ has released its 2014 MTM Trends Report. The report, now in its second year, illustrates the impact of face-to-face MTM services on enhancing patient care and the U.S. healthcare system. “The Trends Report appeals to a diverse audience,” said Brand Newland, PharmD, MBA, OutcomesMTM Vice President of Business Development. “The report...

2014-06-18 23:13:39

In a move to provide its 150,000 Medicare members with more accurate and efficient communications, Minnesota-based health plan Medica has partnered with Cody Consulting, a national healthcare consulting firm based in Tampa, Fla. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 In a move to provide its 150,000 Medicare members with more accurate and efficient communications, Minnesota-based health plan Medica has partnered with Cody Consulting, a national healthcare consulting firm based in Tampa, Fla....

2014-06-18 12:28:23

In States without Medicaid Expansion, Cheapest Plan Costs at Least 14% of Income for Those in Gap SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket released the findings of a major study today that examined premium affordability for 4.8 million Americans who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid in their states but earn too little to qualify for a premium subsidy under the Affordable Care Act. This group resides in 23 states where Medicaid income eligibility...

2014-06-18 08:29:09

Nation's Largest Private Payer Will Require Functional Limitation Reporting (FLR) Codes Beginning August 1, 2014 PORTLAND, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, announced today readiness for UnitedHealthcare's new reimbursement requirements for Medicare Advantage and AARP-branded Medicare Complete Plans. Clinicient's proactive approach to changing payer requirements ensures its customers are well-equipped to...

2014-06-18 08:28:11

DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) (the "Company") today announced the execution of the supplemental indenture related to its previously announced consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") for amendments to the Company's 6 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") and the indenture pursuant to which the Notes were issued (the "Indenture"). The supplemental indenture was executed after receipt of consents from the holders of a majority in...

2014-06-17 23:12:34

A free online interactive healthcare tools section ins being offered by 1-800-MEDIGAP to help all American Medicare participants understand their options. 1-800-MEDIGAP is the nation's leading toll-free hotline for Medicare Supplemental Insurance and Medical Gap Insurance. Dallas,TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The goal at 1-800-MEDIGAP is to provide customers with accurate, unbiased information to support their planning decisions. 1-800-MEDIGAP has created a list for seniors various needs...

2014-06-17 12:30:12

Partnership provides access to ClearHealth Strategies' market leading Medicare-based pricing program. NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies, the industry leader in Medicare-based pricing programs, and GlobalCare, a PPO network management and cost containment company, announced today a strategic partnership. As part of this agreement, GlobalCare customers and prospects will have access to the ClearHealth Medicare-based pricing program. The program is...

2014-06-16 20:22:16

Federal Jury: Millennium Laboratories Provided Kickbacks to Physicians in Violation of Federal Law TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal jury in Florida today found that Millennium Laboratories' provision of free point-of-care testing cups to physicians violates federal Stark and Anti-Kickback laws. The jury awarded Ameritox $14.775 million in damages. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118717 The jury rejected all counterclaims that Millennium brought...

2014-06-16 12:29:00

The nation's largest provider of private exchanges invites Medicare health plan executives to participate in an interactive webinar on the key elements surrounding private retiree exchanges BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, invites insurance industry executives charged with serving seniors and the distribution of health plans through Medicare to join them...

2014-06-12 23:13:48

Medorizon Shares Tips to CPT Coding at the Right Level. The fees payable for each office visit vary depending on prescribed levels or service with each patient. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 CPT Coding is an essential part of the patient visit for any clinic or hospital based physician who see a patient for management of a medical condition. To bill Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield or commercial insurance the rendering provider must be cognizant of all elements needed to...


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