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2014-07-22 08:32:09

Corporate Whistleblower Center urges substance abuse treatment center employees, who have proof their employer is over-billing Medicaid, to contact them about a possible reward WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees, or insiders at a substance abuse treatment center with proof the facility is grossly overbilling Medicaid out of hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars, to call them at 866-714-6466 to discuss a recent million...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-21 23:04:52

Invidasys’ VIDAFlow Workflow Management system streamlines operations for health insurance providers. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Invidasys, a software engineering firm that develops component solutions for health insurance plans, announced the release of its VIDAFlow™ Workflow Management system. VIDAFlow™, when combined with Invidasys’ components and a health insurance plan’s core administrative platform, offers an alternative to the costly and time consuming “rip and...

2014-07-21 23:01:15

New resources available to the region to improve healthcare quality and value Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Qualis Health has been awarded five-year contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington, effective July 18, 2014. Work under the contracts will be driven around aligned efforts to improve healthcare value for patients and families...

2014-07-21 16:25:45

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to protect vulnerable seniors, healthcare providers, and jobs across Michigan's home health community JACKSON, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of the nation's leading innovators of home healthcare dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare - today applauded the introduction of Medicare reform legislation that would...

2014-07-17 16:26:37

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it is a gold level sponsor of the National Council of La Raza Conference (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. The organization is holding its Annual Conference this weekend, July 19-22, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Simultaneously, NCLR will also host the National Latino Family Expo, a free event that is expected to attract over...

2014-07-17 08:28:30

Unprecedented High Drug Costs to Force Major Financial Tradeoffs for State Budgets ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures will need to find billions in their budgets to purchase costly new hepatitis C therapy, according to a new state-by-state analysis released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO More than 750,000 Americans with chronic hepatitis C receive state-funded healthcare through Medicaid or the...

2014-07-16 23:13:26

On Thursday, August 7, Westchester elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains, N.Y., will lecture on the drafting of Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts at the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) 2014 Summer Meeting of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 On Thursday, August 7, Westchester elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP...

2014-07-16 23:10:01

The University of Kansas Hospital received a $12.5 million Health Care Innovation Grant to work with Hays Medical Center, 10 critical access hospitals, and rural providers throughout western Kansas. PYA is honored to partner with these providers to design an innovative care delivery model focused on improving heart health and stroke survival in Kansas. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PYA, a national healthcare consulting and assurance firm, congratulates The University of Kansas...

2014-07-16 12:27:38

Montefiore to Receive $5.6 Million Grant to Pilot Project That Provides Behavioral Health Services in Primary Care Settings NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montefiore Medical Center has been selected to receive a $5.6 million Health Care Innovation Award from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop the Bronx Behavioral Health Integration Project (Bronx-BHIP), a program that will integrate behavioral healthcare for children and adults in...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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