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2014-06-20 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 The American Association for Homecare today applauded Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and John Larson (D-Conn.) for introducing H.R. 4920, the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014, a new bill that will make Medicare bids binding. "The American Association for Homecare is proud to work with Congressmen Tiberi and Larson as they build support for the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014," said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare CEO....

2014-06-20 08:24:00

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s5hblm/health_insurance) has announced the addition of the "Global Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) IT Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global HIX IT market is mainly categorized by exchange type, phase, component, and end user. Private exchanges are expected to register the fastest growth rate among the...

2014-06-19 23:19:51

Collaborative funding will amplify the impact of foundation resources granted to research and design an enrollment system for Montgomery Cares, the health safety-net program that serves Montgomery County residents who are not eligible for state or federal health coverage. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 In an exceptional display of pro-active funding, a cohort of foundations that fund in Montgomery County has joined forces to support the design and implementation of an...

2014-06-19 23:12:52

One Centerville family is heading to Washington with representatives of Dayton Children’s Hospital to ask their members of Congress to take action and make sure children can count on a strong health care network to meet their unique needs. Awo Onwudiwe and her mother, Dr. Mamle Anim, efforts in Washington is part of a national push to have a true focus on health care for kids and to advance coordinated care for children with medical complexity in Medicaid through the Children’s...

2014-06-19 23:08:55

Service helps hospitals develop strategies that can ultimately decrease readmissions so they can avoid Medicare penalties. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare revenue enhancement and protection services for hospitals, is pleased to announce the launch of their Readmissions Analytics tool. The CMS Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (RRP) was effective for discharges beginning on October 1, 2012 and reduces payments to IPPS hospitals...

2014-06-19 23:02:05

Medication Therapy Management Developments, Value Highlighted (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Medication Therapy Management (MTM) industry leader, OutcomesMTM™ has released its 2014 MTM Trends Report. The report, now in its second year, illustrates the impact of face-to-face MTM services on enhancing patient care and the U.S. healthcare system. “The Trends Report appeals to a diverse audience,” said Brand Newland, PharmD, MBA, OutcomesMTM Vice President of Business Development. “The report...

2014-06-18 23:13:39

In a move to provide its 150,000 Medicare members with more accurate and efficient communications, Minnesota-based health plan Medica has partnered with Cody Consulting, a national healthcare consulting firm based in Tampa, Fla. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 In a move to provide its 150,000 Medicare members with more accurate and efficient communications, Minnesota-based health plan Medica has partnered with Cody Consulting, a national healthcare consulting firm based in Tampa, Fla....

2014-06-18 12:28:23

In States without Medicaid Expansion, Cheapest Plan Costs at Least 14% of Income for Those in Gap SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket released the findings of a major study today that examined premium affordability for 4.8 million Americans who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid in their states but earn too little to qualify for a premium subsidy under the Affordable Care Act. This group resides in 23 states where Medicaid income eligibility...

2014-06-18 08:29:09

Nation's Largest Private Payer Will Require Functional Limitation Reporting (FLR) Codes Beginning August 1, 2014 PORTLAND, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, announced today readiness for UnitedHealthcare's new reimbursement requirements for Medicare Advantage and AARP-branded Medicare Complete Plans. Clinicient's proactive approach to changing payer requirements ensures its customers are well-equipped to...

2014-06-18 08:28:11

DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) (the "Company") today announced the execution of the supplemental indenture related to its previously announced consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") for amendments to the Company's 6 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") and the indenture pursuant to which the Notes were issued (the "Indenture"). The supplemental indenture was executed after receipt of consents from the holders of a majority in...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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