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2014-04-02 12:31:58

Sebelius, Conway, Orszag, Brenner join more than 60 industry and policy leaders convened by The Advisory Board Company and the Aspen Institute to spotlight health care innovation; video footage of select presentations now available on event website WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking to a group of more than 600 health care providers, executives, and policy experts at the Care Innovation Summit on February 27, United States Secretary of Health and Human...

2014-04-02 12:20:29

Company will deliver infrastructure, analytics and technical support to facilitate secure, timely and cost-effective access to CMS data. FAIRFAX, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' new Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC), which launched in November 2013. The VRDC is a remotely accessible analytics environment that provides...

2014-04-01 23:32:58

Long Term Care Insurance can be a daunting investment, but there are ways to save money on a policy without sacrificing quality benefits, according to LTC Tree. The Long Term Care Insurance online marketplace shares money saving tips to help consumers shop smart. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 As Long Term Care Insurance becomes a better-known product, it’s important people know how to find a reliable policy at a good value. LTC Tree, a Long Term Care Insurance online...

2014-04-01 23:31:48

This month The Center for Health Affairs distributed welcome packets to federal, state and local elected officials who represent various areas throughout Northeast Ohio. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This month The Center for Health Affairs distributed welcome packets to federal, state and local elected officials who represent various areas throughout Northeast Ohio. The purpose of these packets is to introduce and/or reacquaint elected leaders to the region’s most important...

2014-04-01 23:28:35

Direct Primary Care doctor supports SGR repeal and replace while offering an alternative solution to medical insurance woes. NY, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As healthcare reform sweeps the nation, many medical professionals are pushing for fair partnerships with Medicare in order to continue providing service to their patient base. Dr. John Muney, founder of AMG Medical’s subscription-based health care service, is using his position in the steering committee of the Direct Primary Care...

2014-04-01 23:28:31

BESLER Consulting announces that Ministry Health Care, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that Ministry Health Care, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer...

2014-04-01 23:22:40

"Triggering Events" that Make an Employee Eligible to Enroll Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on qualifying life events for ACA special enrollment periods. According to Zane Benefits’ website, ss of 2014, there is a big change in individual health insurance. Employees can only enroll in guaranteed-issue individual health insurance during specific open enrollment periods and special...

2014-04-01 23:00:08

What Would Food Cost Today If Prices Increased As Fast As Medicare? Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Today’s seniors are living longer and spending more years in retirement — which is why a Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) that keeps up with rising costs is essential protection, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Yet Social Security benefits have been growing at record lows over the past five years — an average about 1.4% per year — less than half the...

2014-04-01 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today welcomed the budget proposal from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan but expressed concern that it does not represent a realistic blueprint for making progress on a fiscal sustainability plan. "It is the statutory duty of the House and Senate Budget Committees to produce a budget," said Robert L. Bixby, Concord's executive director. "Chairman Ryan thus deserves credit for following 'regular...

2014-04-01 08:30:28

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies (ClearHealth), a leading provider of cost containment solutions to the health insurance, workers compensation, and other related industries, with an emerging focus on Medicare-based pricing initiatives, announced today that Brian Wroblewski has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Wroblewski comes to ClearHealth with nearly two decades of health insurance, network management, and...