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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...

2014-04-23 16:29:11

Initiative Ensures Government Accountability, Provides Billions in Federal Matching Funds PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million voter signatures statewide in order to qualify the Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 for the November ballot. The measure builds upon SB 239, an important bipartisan agreement...

2014-04-23 16:28:55

Initiative Ensures Government Accountability, Provides Billions in Federal Matching Funds SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million voter signatures statewide in order to qualify the Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act of 2014 for the November ballot. The measure builds upon SB 239, an important bipartisan agreement passed...

2014-04-23 08:29:22

Senior Care Center is the First PACE Provider in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award® nominated actress and Hollywood icon Sharon Stone and Kish Rajan, director of business and economic development for Governor Jerry Brown, joined InnovAge today to celebrate the opening of its first Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) center in California. Former state Senator Bill Emerson, who is currently the...

2014-04-15 23:09:03

Founder and CEO Edward Kaloust leads Medi-Weightloss® with an emphasis on growth and achievement. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Medi-Weightloss® is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.