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2014-09-10 23:03:05

Former Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS brings national expertise in health care payment and delivery reforms Baltimore (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has named Jonathan Blum, former Principal Deputy Administrator and Director of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as its new Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs. Blum, who joined the company Sept. 8, brings...

2014-09-03 12:31:41

Home health leaders advocate for targeted program integrity and value-enhancing reforms instead of cuts which will further jeopardize patient access to skilled home healthcare services WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare expressed disappointment in the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which called for further funding cuts to Medicare's home...

2014-09-02 08:31:49

DMC among few to receive $10 million award from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to test new primary care model in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about...

2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-06-02 08:26:36

New iPad App Will Provide Critical Insights into Public Health Data that Can Improve Healthcare and Lower Cost TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy(® )Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that it has launched a free, innovative mobile information app based on public data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and...

2014-05-24 08:20:54

CHICAGO, May 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Washington, has awarded a 5-Star Rating to The Villa at Windsor Park Nursing and Living Center, a Villa Healthcare nursing facility located at 2649 E. 75th in Chicago. Fewer than 10% of all facilities nationwide achieve this honor, which reflects excellence in programming, facility and facility management, patient care, medical practices, staffing, amenities and patient satisfaction.Currently, The...

2014-04-07 08:31:10

COMPANY ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER REVENUE GUIDANCE MARIETTA, Ga., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its first quarter of 2014 revenue slightly exceeded the upper end of its previously announced guidance. The Company also announced its guidance for the second quarter of 2014....

2014-03-28 23:00:42

Avamere Rehabilitation of Clackamas – a skilled nursing and long-term care facility that provides senior services in Portland, Oregon and surrounding communities – has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Gladstone, OR (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Avamere Rehabilitation of Clackamas – a skilled nursing and long-term care facility that provides senior services in Portland, Ooregn and surrounding communities – has...

2014-03-13 16:27:21

EpiFix® Now Has Coverage From All Medicare Contractors In All 50 states MARIETTA, Ga., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that Medicare contractor, First Coast Service Options, Inc. ("FCSO"), has confirmed that the Company's wound care allograft, EpiFix®, has been approved for...

2013-11-12 23:30:37

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has selected CSG to conduct a Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) 3.0 State Self-Assessment (SS-A). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has selected CSG to conduct...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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