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2014-08-16 23:00:08

500 companies were measured by revenue; the Business Observer ranked Medi-Weightloss® number 273. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Physician-supervised weight loss brand, Medi-Weightloss® is proud to announce its inclusion in the Business Observer’s annual Gulf Coast 500 ranking. Known as The One That Works, Medi-Weightloss® has over 70 locations in the United States and internationally in Dubai. Medi-Weightloss® is expanding through its franchise opportunity, a...

2014-07-18 23:05:07

A Massachusetts-based InventHelp client has invented the Medi Jane, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 "I use medical marijuana, so I know the difficulties and discomforts associated with it," said an inventor from Fall River, Mass. This inspired him to design a better marijuana delivery system. He then created a prototype of the MEDI JANE, a device that provides an easier, less harsh way to take medical marijuana. It burns...

2014-07-17 08:28:30

Unprecedented High Drug Costs to Force Major Financial Tradeoffs for State Budgets ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures will need to find billions in their budgets to purchase costly new hepatitis C therapy, according to a new state-by-state analysis released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO More than 750,000 Americans with chronic hepatitis C receive state-funded healthcare through Medicaid or the...

2014-07-10 23:09:16

With preliminary results from duals programs now available, this upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will provide an overview of how they’re working and solutions to remaining problems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Dual-Eligibles Programs: Initial Results, Successes and Remaining Challenges.” During this Sept. 17 program, 11 of the nation’s top...

2014-07-03 12:25:09

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) yesterday offered an important reminder of the need to expand Medicaid in all 50 states. In quantifying benefits of Medicaid expansion, the CEA provides compelling evidence that broadening Medicaid eligibility reflects broadly-held values, improves individual and public health, increases access to needed medical services, delivers a substantial economic boost to states and reduces uncompensated...

2014-06-30 23:08:06

Home-based care initiative for aged/disabled begins July 1 Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Horizon NJ Health, the state’s largest managed Medicaid health plan and an Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) company, announced that it will launch a Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program beginning July 1, 2014. Horizon NJ Health’s MLTSS program will be statewide. New Jersey’s MLTSS program will serve individuals who have disabilities and/or are...

2014-06-04 20:21:02

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) customer Consuelo Torres, a single mother of two girls in Lennox, Calif., says she is grateful that the company, along with the Maravilla Foundation, replaced the original heater in her 1935 home during a cold spell earlier this year. Keith Barton, another SoCalGas customer, also had work done in his North Hollywood, Calif., home. They took part in the Energy Savings...

2014-05-21 23:13:10

The Bair Foundation is celebrating National Foster Care Month at their Las Cruces and Albuquerque, New Mexico locations. The Christian nonprofit, 501(3) c organization supports children and teens that have been placed in foster care and who need a loving, supportive home. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Bair Foundation is celebrating National Foster Care Month nationally and at their two New Mexico locations. The Christian nonprofit organization provides comprehensive, treatment foster care in a...

2014-05-13 16:28:23

As Medi-Cal Enrollment Surges to 11.5 Million Californians, Access to Providers is at Risk SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital Association (CHA) is disappointed that the May revision to the state's proposed 2014-15 budget, released today, does not reverse looming retroactive Medi-Cal payment cuts to hospital-based skilled-nursing...

2014-05-06 16:31:57

SUNRISE, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has earned a prestigious national award at the Dorland Health's Fifth Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards in Washington, D.C. Sunshine Health won first place for its successful Long-Term Care (LTC) plan and received an honorable mention for its Transitions of Care program. The Case in Point Platinum Awards program recognizes case management programs that successfully deliver sustained...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.