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2013-10-31 10:30:08

In the years leading up to implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the percentage of Californians who received their health insurance through public programs continued to rise, likely in direct response to the loss of job-based coverage in the state, according to a new analysis by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The data for the analysis, collected in 2012 by the California Health Interview Survey, represents the most recent comprehensive statewide source of information on...

2013-10-22 23:29:11

Delightfully designed and aesthetically appealing to young wearers, Medi-Kid's Pedi-Wrap™ Pediatric Arm Immobilizers are used to safely and quickly control arm movements to prevent young patients from pulling out feeding tubes, tracheostomies, stitches, putting objects in their mouths, and from inflicting injuries to themselves. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

2013-10-07 23:25:14

Project Focused on Improving Key Maternal and Child Health Outcomes Washington (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Following a competitive bidding process, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded a three-year contract to support the implementation of the text4baby service in four states in collaboration with state Medicaid agencies. text4baby is the nation’s largest and only free mobile health service that makes it easy for expecting and new moms to receive important...

2013-10-01 23:34:21

Designation will ensure continuity of care for seniors and people with disabilities in an innovative health plan. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Community Care Alliance of Illinois, NFP (CCAI) has been granted conditional approval as a Medicare Advantage health plan by the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The approval means that Enrollees of the CCAI health plan - a nonprofit managed- care plan designed exclusively for people with disabilities and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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