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2014-07-10 16:25:07

New Infographic from Decision Resources Group Provides Visual Summary of Drastic Changes in Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Exchange Lives, as well as Uninsured BURLINGTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group expects American lives to continue their vast migration to coverage, as post-ACA implementation coincides with a recovering economy and Baby Boomer retirement. From January 2013 to January 2014, more than 8 million people moved out of the Uninsured category....

2014-07-10 08:27:47

Focus Needed by Health Insurance Providers to Meet the Needs of the Uninsured WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the Affordable Care Act is designed to reduce cost and increase access to health insurance, many U.S. citizens still are uninsured and underserved due to obstacles not based on cost, such as technical problems and lack of information from health insurance companies and health exchanges, according to the inaugural J.D. Power 2014 Health Insurance...

2014-07-09 23:14:44

Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. As a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual RISE Association California Summit in San Diego, Pulse8 brings big data, advanced analytics and risk adjustment expertise to this conference through the following educational and...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

2014-07-09 11:43:10

Rice University Half of Texans who are eligible for premium subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and who looked for health plans in the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace said cost was the main reason they didn’t enroll in a plan. That’s just one of the findings in a report released today by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. The report specifically looked at lower- to middle-income families in Texas who don’t...

2014-07-08 23:11:47

FluidEdge Consulting analyzes the top Medicare payment codes so ACO physicians can see the cost impact of admitting to different nearby competing facilities. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 FluidEdge Consulting announces a new tool to help Medicare and Commercial ACOs understand and implement a Site of Service savings program. Whether it's a Health System based ACO trying to address the impact of leakage, or a Physician-Led ACO trying to lower Inpatient Hospital expenditures, this...

2014-07-08 08:32:19

RICHMOND, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 21, 2014, Genworth (NYSE:GNW) is introducing Privileged Choice(®) Flex 3 featuring FlexFit(SM) packages. FlexFit packages are designed to help address the primary barriers to purchasing long term care insurance - price and complexity. FlexFit gives millions more Americans the flexibility to choose the right fit for their long term care needs, combined with the simplicity of prepackaged benefits. Privileged Choice Flex 3 is issued by...

2014-07-07 23:04:56

National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) Announces Support for Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Recently, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Thomas Petri (R-WI), introduced the bipartisan Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2014, legislation that seeks to improve transitions of care for Medicare beneficiaries at highest risk for readmission as they move from the hospital setting to their home, skilled nursing facility or next point of...

2014-07-07 23:04:43

WEDI collaborates with CMS to develop a three-part summer webinar to address how to get the most out of Meaningful Use. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced today its summer webinar series with the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) titled “Getting the Most Out of Meaningful Use.” The...

2014-07-07 12:29:18

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) today announced that Mark Hamelburg, Member of the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, D.C., office has accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Federal Programs for America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). He will begin working with AHIP in August. AHIP is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. Its members provide health...


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