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2014-09-09 12:28:21

The nation's largest provider of private exchanges is offering an interactive webinar on the ins and outs of Medicaid enrollment BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, invites individuals, brokers and caseworkers to join them on Wednesday, September 10, in an interactive webinar. "Enabling Better Medicaid Enrollment Choice: How Connecture Can Help" will delve into the...

2014-09-09 08:33:30

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alignment Healthcare, an emerging health care services company based in Orange County, California, has purchased Citizens Choice Health Plan, a California Medicare Advantage plan which has been in business since 2006. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchase has been approved by the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC). Citizens Choice currently provides benefits to thousands of Medicare beneficiaries in...

2014-09-09 08:33:22

Program aimed at improving the lives of special needs patients while reducing costs SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that it is the recipient of a $5.56 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to test the implementation of Pediatric Partners in Care (PPIC), a program aimed at improving health outcomes and reducing costs of care for disabled children with multiple medical issues. The three-year pilot program,...

2014-09-09 08:33:10

Safe-T Box Secure Data Exchange protects CareCore National from cyber attacks HERZLYIA, Israel, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe-T Data [http://www.safe-t.com ] announced today that CareCore National [http://www.carecorenational.com ] (CareCore) has selected Safe-T Data's Safe-T Box Secure Data ExchangePlatform [http://www.safe-t.com/safe-t-box ] to protect its new customer file upload portal from cyber attacks. CareCore provides innovative healthcare solutions...

2014-09-08 23:08:46

The Brokerage, Inc., (http://www.TheBrokerageInc.com) a national insurance marketing organization and leader in the Medicare and ACA marketplace, hits the road to help agents prepare for upcoming Medicare and ACA Open Enrollment. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The Brokerage, Inc. is spending this fall season on the road. With a series of workshops scheduled throughout September, the Texas-based IMO is focused on helping insurance agents around the country prepare for the...

2014-09-08 23:02:16

A new white paper, titled “Complying with CMS' Emergency Preparedness Rule: Implementing an Effective Communications Plan,” provides background of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services emergency preparedness proposal and an effective solution based on past and current health care disasters. Ormond Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Emergency Communications Network (ECN) has released a white paper regarding the need for health care organizations to implement a...

2014-09-08 23:00:30

Eleven of the nation’s top Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles experts from the private and public sectors will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos during Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference duals programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-08 12:29:20

Pioneering and highly praised effort addresses unjustified variation, resulting in better outcomes DANVILLE, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2006, Geisinger Health System transformed the health care industry by testing and rewarding how elective cardiac surgery was performed and by offering a "warranty" on coronary artery bypass surgeries. That innovative effort marked the birth of the Pennsylvania-based health system's eminent ProvenCare program, which applies...

2014-09-08 12:29:18

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association's Certified Application Counselors (CACs) are in hard-hit Atlantic City helping laid-off casino employees sign up for healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act. The Showboat and Revel casinos closed early this month, leaving more than 4,000 employees without work. When the Trump Plaza closes Sept. 16, that number will jump to over 6,000. NJHA's CACs, as well as navigators from...

2014-09-05 16:23:27

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STARUS Medical Group Inc., the Florida based multi-site Medical Group Practice Management and Medical Services Organization (MSO) announced today the successful acquisition of BayShore Physicians of Florida, LLC. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Dr. Alfonzo Ruiz, owner of BayShore Physicians of Florida, LLC, was voted #1 "Family Physician of the Year" by the Sun Coast News."I am extremely proud to welcome Dr. Ruiz and his entire staff to the STARUS...


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