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2014-07-11 16:23:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett signed into law the 2014-15 state budget that invests more than $12.8 billion in total funds for health and human services programs that will help to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare. In addition to advancing the governor's Healthy Pennsylvania plan, the budget preserves the safety net for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, seniors, children and low-income families. "This...

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...

2014-06-03 08:34:13

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following explosive growth in its core Midwest business lines, Meridian Health Plan has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services to withdraw from the New Hampshire Medicaid Care Management Program effective June 30, 2014. Meridian and DHHS first executed the contract in March of 2012, but program delays kept Meridian from enrolling members until December 1, 2013. In the years since the contract was...

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...

2014-04-30 23:23:07

Jai Medical Systems (JMS), a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) that provides Medicaid health insurance benefits for the State of Maryland, has successfully implemented TCS Healthcare Technologies’ ACUITY Advanced Care™ (ACUITY) care management system to support their managed care organization model. ACUITY is a patient-centered care management software system that performs integrated utilization, case and disease management. Auburn, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Jai Medical...

2014-02-26 08:29:38

Active Monitoring combines HEDIS and member-level interaction data to track progress and provide data visualizations that actively identify gaps in care DANVERS, Mass. and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition this week, Eliza Corporation ("Eliza"), the pioneer and recognized leader in Health Engagement Management, announced the "Eliza for Medicaid" member management solution suite that addresses key clinical and operational measures for...

2014-02-19 16:24:26

Governor Corbett's plan to reform Medicaid and increased access to health care coverage for all Pennsylvanians HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today submitted Pennsylvania's plan to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reform the state's Medicaid program and to provide increased access to quality affordable health care for more than 500,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians. By this formal step, Pennsylvania is seeking federal approval to...

2014-02-04 16:27:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett's 2014-15 budget proposal invests more than $34.4 billion in total funds for health and human services programs, delivering on his promise to help those who need it most and providing a sustainable foundation to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare for more than 500,000 Pennsylvanians under his Healthy Pennsylvania plan. In addition to advancing the Healthy Pennsylvania plan, it reaffirms a commitment...

2014-01-17 11:29:48

National study finds that prison systems are increasingly aiding prisoners' enrollment in Medicaid, both during incarceration and in preparation of release As Medicaid eligibility expands under the Affordable Care Act, prison systems are increasingly supporting prisoners' enrollment in Medicaid as a way to help lower prison system costs and improve prisoners' access to health care upon release. These are the findings of a nationwide survey of state prison administrators that was led by...

2014-01-02 12:23:02

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association solely focused on representing Medicaid health plans, appointed Mr. Frank J. Siano, vice president of business development, Medicaid, at Aetna Health Care Inc. as their new chairman. Mr. Siano takes over for outgoing board chair Michael Rashid, president and CEO of AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, whose term ended in December...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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