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2014-08-14 08:28:15

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of users of international private healthcare insurer MediCare International has reported that 95% of those surveyed were either very satisfied or satisfied with their overall service experience. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] has provided international health insurance plans to expatriates of all nationalities for 30 years and during that time, has built up a strong reputation for technical...

2014-07-29 12:35:39

The Journal of American Geriatrics Society report underscores value of Medicare home health services in improving patient care and reducing healthcare spending WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. The JAGS report seeks to...

2014-07-23 12:31:36

Medicare reforms needed to protect rural access to home health for vulnerable seniors WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Grange expressed support today for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced last week by Congressmen Greg Walden (R-OR) and Tom Price (R-GA) to restore funding for skilled home health services that are vital to American seniors, particularly those living in rural parts of the country. The SAVE...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.