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Home Blood Pressure-monitoring Kits Can Save Money For Insurance Companies
2014-07-15 03:29:05

American Heart Association Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. In the United States, more than 76 million adults have diagnosed high blood pressure, and many more are undiagnosed. Since high blood pressure typically has no symptoms, periodic testing is critical especially for people with the factors that...

2014-07-15 04:22:28

GRIFFITH, Ind., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A "Seniors Advocate" Democrat from Indiana launched the new website www.ObamacareHurtsSeniors.com. Woodrow Wilcox is a former elected Democratic Party precinct committeeman and a former elected delegate to the state convention of Indiana Democrats. But, also, he has helped senior citizens with Medicare related medical bill disputes for over a decade. He has seen how the Obamacare law has harmed senior citizens and he wants...

2014-07-14 12:27:18

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help implement local outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the National League of Cities (NLC) today awarded grants and technical assistance to eight cities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO The Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families Initiative will help cities implement comprehensive campaigns to enroll children and families...

2014-07-14 12:27:09

MARIETTA, Ga., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that the Medicare Administrative Contractor responsible for Jurisdiction H, which has approximately five million beneficiaries in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi and Arkansas, has revised its Local Coverage...

2014-07-11 12:24:40

WESTMONT, Ill., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IlliniCare Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), has earned NCQA accreditation for both its Medicaid and Exchange HMO plans. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded accreditation to IlliniCare Health for service and clinical quality that meet or exceed NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. To receive the seal of approval the health plan is measured on...

2014-07-10 23:09:30

According to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League an overwhelming majority of seniors oppose two Medicare changes that are among the most widely - discussed reforms in Congress. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 An overwhelming majority of seniors oppose two Medicare changes that are among the most widely - discussed reforms in Congress, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Eighty one percent of seniors strongly oppose a proposal that would impose a...

2014-07-10 23:09:16

With preliminary results from duals programs now available, this upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will provide an overview of how they’re working and solutions to remaining problems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Dual-Eligibles Programs: Initial Results, Successes and Remaining Challenges.” During this Sept. 17 program, 11 of the nation’s top...

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...


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