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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...

2014-10-15 12:27:04

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help the 50+ million Americans enrolled in Medicare find coverage that meets their needs, U.S. News & World Report today released the 2015 Best Medicare Plans. The new ratings are a resource for Medicare beneficiaries and their families searching for the best coverage options during the annual open-enrollment period, which began today and runs through December 7, 2014. The Best Medicare Plans ratings include Honor Rolls of...

2014-10-15 08:31:38

Innovative partnership offers more efficient approach to reduce administrative costs TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PaySpan®, Inc., the leading provider of health care reimbursement and payment automation services, today announced that it is partnering with industry leaders HealthTrio LLC and Monument Systems LLC to offer for the first time an integrated solution that includes portal, claims adjudication system and reimbursement solutions....

2014-10-15 08:29:46

NCOA's My Medicare Matters® helps older adults make smart choices WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess when choosing a policy and end up paying too much for a plan that doesn't cover what they need. Open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15. To help baby boomers avoid making the most common mistakes, the nonprofit National...

2014-10-14 23:14:25

October 15th starts the Medicare Open Enrollment period for 2015. Now is the time to change plan benefits, provider networks, drug formularies and monthly premiums. Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 During the Medicare Open Enrollment period, October 15th to December 7th, all Medicare beneficiaries have the option to change their plans for 2015. This includes anyone with Original Medicare, a Medicare Advantage Health Plan or a Part D prescription drug plan. Anyone having these...

2014-10-14 08:31:17

Industry veteran brings deep managed care and risk adjustment experience to high-growth company HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSave, a national full-service provider of medical risk adjustment solutions, announced today the appointment of RaeAnn Grossman as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141196 One of the industry's leading experts on risk adjustment strategies, health plan operations and business development,...

2014-10-14 08:31:09

HMO plan one of only six plans in the country recognized four consecutive years* SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Health's HMO Medicare Advantage plan has earned the highest rating available from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Group Health is one of only 16 plans in the country to receive this rating for 2015*. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) assigns scores of one to five stars to Medicare Advantage plans based on more than...

2014-10-13 12:26:15

Medicare Advantage Plans Average More Drugs & Fewer Drug Restrictions Than Medicare Part D Drug Plans SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed government data on 2015 Medicare drug plans and found that the average number of covered drugs has decreased as compared to 2014 and the incidence of restrictions placed on covered drugs has increased. At an average of 1,485 drugs, Medicare Advantage plans in 2015 covered 5% more drugs than the average...


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