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2014-06-25 23:11:33

Industry consultants tell Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare Advantage News that the issues identified by CMS demonstrate the importance the agency places on drug-access and grievance-handling issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) suspended immediately and indefinitely Capital BlueCross marketing to and enrollment of new members in its Medicare Advantage (MA) and stand-along Prescription Drug Plan (PDP)...

2014-06-17 23:12:51

In a June 26 webinar, two national authorities on Medicare Advantage and Part D will dissect the specific implications of upcoming CMS-mandated changes and present strategies for dealing with them from both operational and financial angles. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 CMS’s recent final Medicare Advantage and Part D rule imposes a number of key new requirements that will impact MA and Part D plans in 2015 and beyond. Among the changes ahead: unprecedented disclosures of pricing...

2014-06-10 12:29:59

LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With all eyes on Brazil and the FIFA World Cup scheduled to kick off in a matter of days, tens of millions of spectators around the world will get a glimpse of life in this fabled country, famous for its football, samba, carnivals and of course as one of the BRIC countries. Brazil, or to give it its correct name, the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the...

2014-06-03 16:24:30

Partnership provides access to ClearHealth Strategies' market leading Medicare-based pricing program. NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies, the industry leader in Medicare-based pricing programs, announced today that Claims Application Management (CAM) has selected them to provide Medicare-based pricing for their customer base. CAM customers will have access to ClearHealth's market leading Medicare pricing program. CAM will be leveraging the Medicare...

2014-06-03 12:39:07

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The reputation of British businessmen and women is globally renowned, not only for their expertise but also their ethical and transparent approach to the workplace. As a result, Brits abroad make up one of the most important groups of expatriate workers, with significant numbers living and working in all the world's top business centres. Yet typically around 50% of this group of well educated, generally senior level managers will have no...

2014-05-07 23:02:57

Business Process Outsourcing Company Partnering with HCL America to Offer Free Webinar King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Managed Medicaid markets, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar entitled, “Engaging Members in a New Reform World” on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar will...

2014-05-07 08:34:07

Multi-City Study Examined Number of Plans, Premiums & Deductibles SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A comparison of government and broker exchanges for health insurance found government exchanges had more health insurance options than found on exchanges operated by two major brokers working in the Obamacare and Medicare health insurance markets. HealthPocket performed exchange comparisons across 11 major U.S. cities, both for the Obamacare health plan market and for...

2014-04-18 23:08:07

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear pharmacy experts from a top-rated Medicare plan discuss key aspects and decision-making components involved in developing effective star-rating strategies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 As CMS enhances and modifies its star-ratings program each year, it raises the bar for Medicare plans to deliver ever-higher quality care. Since the pharmacy benefit is the primary objective of Prescription Drug Plans...

2014-04-16 12:29:39

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Given the health reform debate over elevated Medicare Advantage reimbursement rates, HealthPocket investigated the prevalence of extra insurance benefits provided by Medicare Advantage plans. These insurance benefits are not covered by original Medicare and they are frequently overlooked in discussions of Medicare Advantage's value proposition to consumers. When reviewing data on 2014 Medicare Advantage plans, HealthPocket found:...

2014-04-15 23:11:27

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, two Medicare Advantage and Part D financial and strategy experts will outline what the final 2015 rate notice and Call Letter mean for MA and Part D plans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The final 2015 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D pay notice and Call Letter, issued by CMS earlier this month, contains good news but also a host of changes that plans were not expecting. There is a lot of uncertainty, since the impact of...


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