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2014-03-11 23:23:45

Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH of Medi-Weightloss® is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award bestowed by The Obesity Society (TOS) and Coca-Cola Company. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Macklin E. Guzmán, MPH, Director of Research & Development for Medi-Weightloss®, is a recipient of the 2013 Early Career Investigator Award. This award, given to foster and stimulate new research ideas in any area of investigation related to obesity, is bestowed by...

2014-03-04 23:25:00

Ms. Emanouil is an innovative and accomplished franchise leader serving as First Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Medi-Weightloss® Corporate World Headquarters, a Leading Medical Weight Loss Franchise. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Tampa, FL resident Rhandi Emanouil was recognized on February 24, 2014 as a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. Ms. Emanouil completed a comprehensive course of study in...

2014-02-28 23:31:38

The Bair Foundation Lexington office is moving to a new, larger location. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Bair Foundation Child & Family Ministries, a national provider of social services dedicated to the treatment, restoration and empowerment of children, youth and families has announced today that they have moved the location of their Lexington office. The address of the new location is 2393 Alumni Drive – Suite 205, Lexington, KY 40517-4286. The local phone number has...

2014-02-19 16:23:59

Enrollment in Covered California Health Insurance Plans Surpasses 700K; Large Gains Also Seen in Latino Enrollment and Medi-Cal Enrollment SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced today that as of Jan. 31, 2014, more than 1.6 million Californians have signed up for either Covered California health insurance plans or for low-cost or no-cost Medi-Cal. Nearly half of those...

2014-02-12 16:27:05

Price Tag to States Approaches $14 Billion Over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax health insurance companies to help fund health reform, will drain $13.6 billion from those states that use integrated risk-based models to care for their neediest residents. The report, "ACA Health...

2014-02-12 12:32:13

Price Tag to the Golden State Approaches $797 Million over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $797 million from Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact...

2014-02-12 12:30:14

Price Tag to the Lone Star State Approaches $1.07 Billion over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $1.07 billion from Texas's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-02-12 08:30:02

Price Tag to the Sunshine State Approaches $1.08 Billion over Ten Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to tax risk-based managed care insurance companies to help fund health reform will drain $1.08 billion from Florida's Medicaid program. The report, "ACA Health Insurer Fee: Estimated Impact on State...

2014-01-08 17:45:30

Community and home-based care are popular and cost Medicaid less money than nursing home care, but a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society finds that seniors who left the nursing home for such services were 40 percent more likely to become hospitalized for a potentially preventable reason than those who stayed in the nursing home. Seniors want greater access to home- and community-based long-term care services. Medicaid policymakers have been happy to oblige with new...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'