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2014-07-31 12:29:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM) recently published a study from United Concordia Dental that shows reduced hospitalizations and health care costs are possible when individuals with certain chronic conditions, or who are pregnant receive and maintain treatment for gum disease. "The results are in: oral wellness can help employers and their employees save money," said James Bramson, D.D.S., chief dental officer. "We're...

2014-07-30 23:04:18

Nourish Nutrition and Health provides nutrition education to individuals seeking a healthy lifestyle. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Effective today, the wellness company, Nourish Nutrition and Health, is now accepting Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance. Owned by Samantha Mendelowitz, registered dietician and licensed dietetic nutritionist, Nourish Nutrition and Health opened for business earlier this year just north of downtown Pittsburgh, in Wexford. The basis of the...

2014-07-24 08:35:21

Financial Stability Recognized with HM's Sixth Consecutive Year on List PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HM Life Insurance Company, a member company of HM Insurance Group, has been named to Ward's 50(®) Top Performing Insurance Companies for 2014. This is the sixth consecutive year that HM has been ranked in this elite group selected from nearly 800 life-health companies nationally. "We are pleased to be recognized again for our financial stability," Matt Rhenish,...

2014-07-23 08:32:17

DANVILLE, Pa. and CAMP HILL, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced today an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new contract, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Geisinger Clinic physicians will remain network providers for Highmark's indemnity and managed care members, and will continue to participate in networks currently under contract. "We pride ourselves on the relationships and partnerships...

2014-07-17 12:29:52

PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation, in collaboration with the Center for Safe Schools, has developed new bullying prevention resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and volunteers who work with youth and families. In 2013, the Highmark Foundation and the Center for Safe Schools introduced the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit, which covers 16 topics including the role of bystanders, why kids bully, strategies for kids,...

2014-07-14 12:26:58

PITTSBURGH, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families, recently recognized 735 volunteers, including 88 individuals who reached 5-, 10- and 15-year service milestones in their volunteer work with members of the community at the organization's four Pennsylvania locations - Erie, Lemoyne, Pittsburgh and Warrendale. "We are so grateful for the many individuals who donate their time to support children and adults after...

2014-07-03 08:23:28

- Decisions to Cover Afirma for Use in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Bring Total Number of "Blues" Covered Lives to More than 10 Million - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)-affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, have issued positive coverage policies for the company's...

2014-07-02 23:09:25

The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s ACO Business News reports on remarks given by payer and provider representatives who spoke at last month’s National Accountable Care Organization Summit in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Most value-based contracts with commercial insurers still feature shared savings and rewards for higher quality, but payers are eager to evolve those agreements so that they include more risk for primary care providers, and also...

2014-06-27 12:26:45

Terms in Consent Decree Will Put Patients First in Western PA HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced today that Highmark and UPMC have reached a comprehensive transition agreement that covers how and where patients can receive health care after the contract between the two organizations expires in 2015. "For some time, the people of western Pennsylvania have been concerned about where and how they will...

2014-06-27 12:26:43

New beginning in health care provides roadmap for assuring high-quality, affordable health care PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Pennsylvania residents will have access to doctors and hospitals and new levels of protection against health care disruption under the terms of a new accord announced today by Gov. Tom Corbett in Harrisburg. Highmark Health fully supports the arrangement, formally two consent decrees, noting that it provides a "roadmap" for how Highmark...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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