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2014-06-04 23:11:16

BESLER Consulting announces that Elliot Health System has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that Elliot Health System has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments. Under Medicare reimbursement regulations, when...

2014-06-04 23:10:51

In the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’s ACO Business News, a leading consultant speculates that perhaps more than just poor financial results could be contributing to Universal American’s decision to drop certain ACOs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Health insurer Universal American Corp., which has partnered with 34 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the last three years to offer financial and analytical support in...

2014-06-04 23:03:40

Leading Business Process Outsourcing solutions provider to Medicare and Medicaid health plans to participate in event for health care professionals. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for health plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, announces their participation as a sponsor and exhibitor at AHIP’s Institute 2014, the annual meeting of the industry trade...

2014-06-04 23:00:50

Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance in recognition of her contributions to strengthening the Medicare system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Dr. Marilyn Moon, director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and an Institute Fellow, received the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award...

2014-06-04 16:25:54

STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration and business operations, has announced that it will be a major sponsor and exhibitor at AHIP's Institute 2014 and Health Insurance Exchanges Forum, held at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Washington on June 11-13, 2014. Softheon is an AHIP Select Chairman Sponsor of the AHIP annual healthcare conferences, which bring together thousands of executives,...

2014-06-04 12:29:38

Five Deals Pending and More Likely in Response to Financial Challenges and Healthcare Reform, according to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that hospital consolidation in the New York City market is growing quickly as six hospitals move forward with acquisition or partnership deals. If the agreements become final as expected, the number of independent hospitals in suburban Westchester County and on Long...

2014-06-04 12:29:20

State Boasts Cutting-Edge Medicaid Management Information System Updates GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilizing CNSI's ProviderOne system technology, the state of Washington is now among the first in the country to update its Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) in compliance with federal mandates set by the Affordable Care Act requiring simplified and streamlined operating systems. The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) announced that as of...

2014-06-04 08:31:59

hCentive executive will be speaking on the evolution of private exchanges - sharing lessons learned and identifying features & functionality critical for future exchanges RESTON, Va., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today one of its executives, Barry DuPree, will be speaking during AHIP Institute being held from June 12 through June 13 in Seattle, Washington. Barry DuPree, Director of Solutions and Sales...

2014-06-04 08:31:23

DENVER, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash (the "Tender Offer") any and all of its 6 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). Concurrently, it is soliciting consents from the holders of the Notes (the "Consent Solicitation" and, together with the "Tender Offer," the "Offer") for the purpose of eliminating substantially all of the restrictive covenants and certain...

2014-06-03 23:14:25

George Wojdacki, a volunteer counselor with the Area Agency on Aging-1-B Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP), will receive the BCBSM Claude Pepper Award for Senior Volunteers. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 George Wojdacki, a volunteer counselor with the Area Agency on Aging-1-B Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP), will receive the BCBSM Claude Pepper Award for Senior Volunteers at this year’s Older Michiganians Day event. George learned about the volunteer...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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