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2014-10-24 16:25:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMetrix Research president Alan Mittermaier reports that marginal changes occurred among Medicare Advantage plans after evaluating the new 2015 plan benefits along with the recently-issued Star performance ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When overlaying the 2015 CostShare Report findings on plan benefits with the CMS Star performance ratings, HealthMetrix Research found plans boasting both top...

2014-10-23 16:21:07

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LogistiCare recently became the first and only manager of non-emergency medical transportation to earn nationally-recognized URAC accreditation for quality in all of its operations. To federal and state governments and managed care organizations, the accreditation assures that healthcare partners meet rigorous standards for operational integrity, consumer protection and patient engagement. "LogistiCare should be commended for meeting strict...

2014-10-22 08:27:04

Launching medical measures mobile application for patients NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tapTrak MED®, a limited liability company creating medical mobile applications, announced that it is partnering with University Physicians Group (UPG) of New York to launch a mobile application for patients and physicians to capture multiple medical measures for HEDIS, Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and insurance incentive programs to augment and enhance patient care. HEDIS...

2014-10-21 23:10:26

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, two of the industry’s leading authorities on the CMS star-rating system will analyze CMS’s newest ratings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 CMS’s 2015 Medicare Advantage and Part D star ratings released earlier this month show how plans are doing in relation to their competitors — and what marketing edge or disadvantage they’ll have for the 2015 Annual Election Period. The data also indicate which stars measures...

2014-10-21 23:00:18

CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan recently announced Kim Roherty joined its leadership team as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In her role as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes Kim Roherty will develop corporate strategies for the continuous improvement of health plan accreditation and quality measures. CareSource continues to develop innovative programs with a focus on the needs of members in order to...

2014-10-21 20:24:10

Parrish Medical Center Named Recipient of 2014 LEAP Award CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) today announced the start of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, hosting over 400 attendees from the Company's client base of 170 healthcare delivery systems and 1,000 hospitals across the U.S. Strata Decision provides a cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is leveraged for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost...

2014-10-21 12:32:40

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, is advising all individuals to take advantage of the 2015 open enrollment period to select the form of insurance that best serves their dental needs. Patients have from November 15, 2014, until February 15, 2015, to choose their type of dental insurance and add or remove dependents from their coverage. A variety of advantages are available to patients when they choose PPO insurance for 2015. In particular,...

2014-10-16 23:01:25

Horizon BCBSNJ announces the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. The new plan features lower out-of-pocket costs and more coordinated care when members use Horizon BCBSNJ’s network of patient-centered practices, the...

2014-10-16 08:32:05

Payer with Managed Care, Marketplace and TPA lines of business to use PaySpan's Patient Centered Financial Home member engagement solution ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PaySpan®, Inc., the leading provider of health care reimbursement and payment automation services, today announced that Colorado Choice Health Plans will be using the company's healthcare reimbursement platform and Patient Centered Financial Home(TM) (PCFH(TM)) member engagement solutions....

2014-10-15 12:32:40

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare Advantage plans in 85 cities will be recognized for exceptional value in the design of their medical and Part D prescription drug benefits available for 2015 Medicare plan enrollees. The 2015 Senior Choice Gold Award recipients were selected from Medicare Advantage plans across 47 states based on independent cost-sharing comparisons conducted by HealthMetrix Research Inc. and MedicareNewsWatch.com. The 2015 Senior Choice Gold...


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