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2014-06-28 23:02:59

Nurse educators at six schools of nursing in southeastern Pennsylvania and clinical nursing staff at an affiliated agency took home the first awards for geriatric education and practice from the IBC Foundation of Philadelphia. The awards program was inaugurated in 2013 with a foundation grant to the NLN to expand the Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors program to practice environments in the designated geographic region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Nurse educators at six...

2014-05-20 23:11:35

On May 19, 2014 in federal court, BCBS IBC is permanently restrained and enjoined from issuing or pursuing any demand for repayment, or offsetting any new claims unless IBC complies with ERISA. ERISAclaim.com demystifies this new federal overpayment law in provider’s class action victory. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 On May 19, 2014 in federal court, BCBS Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is permanently restrained and enjoined from issuing or pursuing any demand for repayment, or...

2014-05-20 12:34:39

Innovative partnership brings new service to Highmark's Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a hospital stay, many seniors require extended care at rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, long-term care hospitals or in their own home. Recognizing that navigating this process can be stressful for members and their caregivers, Highmark Inc. has initiated a three-year partnership with naviHealth, a national post-acute care...

2014-04-11 23:24:42

Speakers for Atlantic Information Services’s May 6 virtual conference include health plan executives and top consultants from high-profile companies such as Milliman, Deloitte, Leavitt Partners, Connect for Health Colorado, eHealth, Molina Healthcare, Independence Blue Cross, Venable and Medica. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the speakers for its upcoming virtual conference, “Public Exchanges: Translating Lessons...

2014-04-08 12:30:45

Tandigm Health's innovative coordinated care model will provide higher-quality care, lower costs PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and DaVita HealthCare Partners today announced the creation of Tandigm Health. This unique joint venture, based in Philadelphia, Pa., will help deliver high-quality, affordable care to the region by combining the expertise of one of the country's largest, most innovative Blue insurers and a nationally...

2013-11-08 23:19:56

Hilferty will be officially recognized at the 2013 Humanitarian Award Dinner on November 19. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital named Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty the 2013 Humanitarian Award Recipient for his outstanding contributions to the community and the Hospital. Hilferty will be honored at the 2013 Humanitarian Award Dinner on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. “Magee’s...

2013-10-07 23:05:02

The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals Abington, PA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Independence Blue Cross has named Abington Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in both Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering...

2013-07-01 23:21:34

AHIP Panel To Examine Ways To More Efficiently Administer Wellness Incentives To Reduce Costs And Improve Health Outcomes Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 United Preference, the leading administrator of health and wellness incentives via tailored prepaid reward cards (http://www.unitedpreference.com/working.html), today announced that Chief Operating Officer Pamela Hall will be a featured speaker as part of AHIP's Enhancing The Consumer Experience With Health Plans Forum in...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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