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2014-09-04 16:27:00

Newly Published Report Documents Improvements LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent enhancements in healthcare quality for New York's Medicare beneficiaries are detailed in IPRO's new Medicare Quality Improvement Report. The report covers clinical areas in which the state's healthcare providers have worked with IPRO, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for New York State, in the 10(th) Statement of Work (SOW). The 10(th) SOW was a...

2014-09-04 16:24:44

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog said today that a one-minute radio advertisement released by health insurance companies opposed to Prop 45's health insurance rate regulation provisions fraudulently misrepresents the advertisement's backers, the ballot measure, and the current state of the law governing regulation of health insurance. The advertisement deceptively obscures the insurance industry's funding for the commercial and confuses the...

2014-09-04 00:21:15

Direct Relief announces survey results from the 2014 Community Health Institute (CHI) and EXPO, an annual conference hosted by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sep. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Health Centers (CHCs) across the country, which are the medical home for 1 in 15 people in the United States, are experiencing an overall increase in patients but fewer uninsured patients in 2014, according to a survey...

2014-09-03 23:07:23

Business Process Outsourcing Company Partnering with Sellers Dorsey to Offer Free Webinar (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar entitled, “Medicaid Managed Care: Trends & Opportunities” on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar will...

2014-09-03 16:29:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, CMS detailed substantial changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program quality measures and performance benchmarks. Yesterday, NAACOS submitted its comments in response to the proposed rule. (Our comments can be found at: www.NAACOS.com.) CMS proposed to add 12 new measures and delete eight, increasing the measure set from 33 to 37. CMS also proposed changes in the diabetes and...

2014-09-03 12:31:41

Home health leaders advocate for targeted program integrity and value-enhancing reforms instead of cuts which will further jeopardize patient access to skilled home healthcare services WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare expressed disappointment in the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which called for further funding cuts to Medicare's home...

2014-09-02 23:10:08

New research from HRA shows that accountable care organizations (ACOs) are looking for their relationship with manufacturers to evolve from just selling products to sharing risk for positive patient outcomes. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies should prepare themselves to meet the risk sharing demands from the increasing number of ACOs in the coming years, according to new research from HRA – Healthcare Research & Analytics. In the...

2014-09-02 23:07:17

A complimentary special report is now available. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare revenue enhancement and protection services for hospitals, is pleased to announce that it has released a special report with an in-depth review of the FY 2015 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule recently posted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. “Hospitals are facing decreased Medicare reimbursements in...

2014-09-02 08:31:49

DMC among few to receive $10 million award from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to test new primary care model in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about...

2014-09-02 08:27:17

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Australia" to its store. It identifies the key trends in the country's healthcare market and provides insights into its demographic, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape and healthcare infrastructure. DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Australian healthcare market is a mature market driven by universal healthcare coverage and good access to facilities such as...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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