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2014-05-08 08:28:03

Although the Problem Persists, Latest Data Trend is Promising DES PLAINES, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report released today, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) sees hopeful evidence that the national problem of metal theft might be decreasing. The report reviews metal theft insurance claims from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013. In 2011, a total of 14,676 metal theft claims were processed. The number dropped to 13,603 in 2012 and...

2014-05-06 16:28:15

Federal Safety Net Program for Charity Care Patients Prompts Hospitals to Make Business Decisions that Undercut Interests of At-Risk Patients WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Integrity and Reform of 340B ("AIR 340B") called attention to today's release of a study, "Innovations in Cancer Care and Implications for Health Systems" by the independent IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, demonstrating that the 340B drug discount program is causing a rise in...

2014-03-25 23:24:10

Is the ACA Making a Dent in the Number of Uninsured? Park City, UT (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on the affordable care act and it’s impact on the number of uninsured Americans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, at the end of February, HHS reported 4 million people signed up for health insurance coverage through the marketplaces established under the ACA. With the open enrollment period scheduled to...

2014-03-24 08:34:06

SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrent Technologies, Inc. (Torrent) announced today that it has named Ed Pasterick to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pasterick recently retired from FEMA after a 41-year tenure with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) where he filled a number of key leadership roles, including acting Administrator for the Program. This news comes on the heels of another NFIP veteran, Jeffrey Woodward, joining Torrent's executive management team in January...

2014-03-13 12:24:06

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between 2008 and 2012, the number of children under age 19 without health insurance declined in 1,171 counties and rose in 17, with 1,950 not having a statistically significant change, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of working-age adults without health insurance rose in 494 counties, declined in 269 counties and did not have a statistically significant change in 2,375 counties....

2014-03-12 23:00:41

2014 Healthy Americas Survey finds that most (82%) uninsured Hispanics have not looked online for information on healthcare.gov or their state’s marketplace website. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Embargoed for Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9:00am EST — “While there has been much discussion of the importance of the Hispanic community during ACA open enrollment, for the first time with the Healthy Americas Survey we have some data about the priorities and experiences of...

2014-03-11 23:21:52

Ongoing tracking study shows that 50% of the uninsured have not researched what it would cost to obtain health insurance. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Phoenix Marketing International, one of the top research companies in the U.S., today released findings from a tracking study among those currently uninsured and those recently enrolled in the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka ObamaCare) marketplace. The tracking study measures the ongoing impact of the ACA on healthcare product and service demands...

2014-02-13 23:20:40

The Commission seeks nominations for new Commissioners with passion and skills to support the organization’s mission to promote the professional practice of case management. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Commission for Case Manager Certification (The Commission) is pleased to announce the opportunity for individuals interested in voluntary service as strategic decision makers for the first and largest case manager certification program in the United States. As an...

2014-01-31 23:26:07

Patients Can Visit Healthpointe Urgent Care Without Insurance La Mirada, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In light of the recent changes to the nation’s healthcare system that has increased the costs of medical care to some, Healthpointe proudly announced today that they are offering a self-pay option for uninsured patients at an affordable price. Healthpointe wants to reassure that everyone can still receive full range of comprehensive medical and urgent care services along with...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.