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2014-09-18 23:12:07

The Center for Health Affairs has expanded its community outreach efforts, participating in dozens of meetings. As the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals, The Center aims to be the voice of the hospital community and represent their interests in its work with these organizations. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 With so many changes on the horizon in the healthcare industry, it is more important than ever to stay abreast of the latest healthcare developments that...

2014-09-18 23:10:15

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Palow is a Medicaid expert with experience managing complex healthcare program modernizations for...

2014-09-18 20:23:02

DETROIT, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Michigan is the number one Medicaid HMO in Michigan and ninth in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Consumer Experience, Prevention, and Treatment. "Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the State of Michigan is a testament to the great work our staff does on a daily basis," said Jon Cotton,...

2014-09-18 20:23:01

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10(th) in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Prevention and Treatment and four out of five for Consumer Experience. "We take our commitment to high quality care very seriously. Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the state and 10(th) in the...

2014-09-18 08:29:20

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that its wholly-owned Florida subsidiary, Sunshine Health, was elevated to Commendable Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Medical Managed Assistance and Child Welfare programs. NCQA evaluates how well a health plan manages all parts of its delivery system - physicians, hospitals, other providers, and administrative services in order to continuously...

2014-09-18 08:25:53

SUNRISE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, was elevated to Commendable Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its Medical Managed Assistance and Child Welfare programs. NCQA evaluates how well a health plan manages all parts of its delivery system - physicians, hospitals, other providers, and administrative services in order to continuously improve the quality of care and services provided to...

2014-09-17 12:24:42

Aspen Institute report is first of its kind to consider Obamacare's impact on children and their parents together WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and the National Association for State Health Policy tomorrow will release a new report calling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the accompanying Medicaid expansion a significant opportunity to produce better health and economic stability for children and parents together. The report identifies...

2014-09-16 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite Pennsylvania's longstanding status as a state of "universal coverage" for all documented children, the commonwealth is home to more than 144,000 children who lack health insurance, according to the latest annual State of Children's Health Care report from Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. This means about 1 in 20 of Pennsylvania's children lack health insurance - a statistic that has remained relatively unchanged in...

2014-09-15 12:25:16

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lack of health coverage is said to kill, but there is surprisingly little evidence to support this claim, writes Linda Gorman in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The 2002 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Care without Coverage: Too Little, Too Late asserted that 18,000 Americans died each year because they lacked health coverage. The report did not discuss whether mortality rate differences...

2014-09-11 23:13:18

Health Advocates and Rash Curtis & Associates recently entered into a co-marketing Agreement to combine and expand their complementary services which focus on the recovery of uncollected revenue for health care providers and act as a patient liaison to screen and assist the patient with financial resources and options to enhance the patient’s overall experience. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Health Advocates identifies all options for 3rd party coverage for unfunded...


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