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2014-10-01 08:33:11

HAMDEN, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At one point or another, every home care and hospice organization will benefit from a review of its revenue cycle to identify and address any common concerns that may threaten financial performance and viability. According to Ron Barrera, Director, Simione Healthcare Consultants, opportunities exist at each stage of the revenue cycle to generate faster, more accurate payments for the services provided....

2014-09-30 23:18:43

The Nov. 12 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will outline where private health insurance exchanges are today, where they are heading and what the industry is expected to look like when they get there. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 An estimated 40 million people may be enrolled in private insurance exchanges within three years, profoundly impacting health plans’ business models. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), is pleased to announce its...

2014-09-30 23:02:17

Analysis Found only 86 Plans Meet CR Criteria YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 For the fifth year in a row, Consumer Reports published rankings of hundreds of health insurance plans across the United States to help consumers determine which ones may be best for them. New for 2014, Consumer Reports evaluated private (employer-based) plans in a category called “Avoiding Overuse” that looks at how well plans perform in key areas such as avoiding inappropriate use of antibiotics and...

2014-09-30 16:25:13

NMHIX agency of record, BVK options out of contract extension opportunity MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BVK, the full-service advertising and marketing agency of record for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX), announced today that they will not pursue extension of the current contract between them and the Albuquerque-based health insurance exchange. This announcement follows the exchange board's unanimous July vote to renew BVK's contract through 2015 and...

2014-09-30 08:32:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind arrangement, agents and brokers throughout Minnesota now have access to the state's two top health plans on Bloom Health's Private Exchange Platform® solution. Agents and brokers now can offer employers with more than 50 employees benefits that fit an employee's personal and family needs in an online or licensed telephonic, jargon-free environment. Medica's My Plan by Medica and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's...

2014-09-29 08:31:53

Enterprise solution will deliver year-round consulting, analytics and support for the new value-based payment modifier system ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the pioneer and leader in pay-for-performance and quality reporting for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), announced today that Beaumont Medical Group (BMG) has implemented its PQRS Enterprise Solution for improving clinical and financial outcomes. The solution will enable the medical group to...

2014-09-28 23:02:59

Drawing from 26-plus years of experience and knowledge, San Luis Obispo County insurance agency specializes in helping clients navigate the maze of Medicare plans. http://www.susanpolk.com/ San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 As the summer months make way for the cooler days of autumn, the professionals at Susan Polk Insurance Agency, Inc. would like to remind seniors in San Luis Obispo County and across the state of California that now is the time to start planning for the...

2014-09-26 23:04:21

Attendees will Learn Strategies for Solving the Risk Adjustment Puzzle Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Edifecs Inc., a global healthcare partnerships enablement company, will host a session at America’s Health Insurance Plans’ (AHIP) National Conference on Medicare to provide conference attendees with actionable strategies for improving risk adjustment accuracy and reducing revenue leakage. As healthcare reform moves full speed ahead, successful risk adjustment can drive...

2014-09-26 23:03:25

Law will bring increased accountability, transparency to dental insurance plans in California Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Gov. Jerry Brown has signed CDA-sponsored legislation into law that will bring increased accountability and transparency to dental insurance plans in California. Assembly Bill 1962, authored by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), establishes standardized requirements for dental plans to disclose how they spend patient premium dollars and puts...

2014-09-26 23:01:30

This fall, PYA’s four-part educational series will provide a straightforward, practical explanation of CMS’ physician value-based payment initiatives and will highlight what you need to do now to ensure success. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Beginning January 1, 2015, a provider’s payments from Medicare may be increased, decreased, or remain neutral depending on the provider’s scores on quality, efficiency, and outcome measures. More importantly, these scores will...


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