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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...

2013-09-17 11:11:33

When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. As outlined in a paper published in Value in Health, the analysis focused on several policy questions, including the effect on EWC program costs and outcomes of starting screening at age 50 years instead of 40 and of screening every two years instead of every year. The study was conducted...

2013-09-16 23:02:25

When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 When public health budgets are constrained, mammography screening should begin later and occur less frequently, a cost-effectiveness analysis for California’s Every Woman Counts (EWC) program concludes. As outlined in a paper published in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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