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2014-07-21 16:26:03

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Figures release this week by international health insurance provider MediCare International show the potential cost of not having effective international health insurance cover in place can be very high, if you are one of the many voluntary NGO and other workers currently active in these conflict zones. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] highlights the case of freelance reporter John McHugh who was on an assignment...

2014-07-15 16:27:12

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) today applauded the introduction of the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives, which provides relief to American seniors in need of home healthcare who are at risk due to 14 percent, four-year Medicare cuts implemented on January 1 as part of Obamacare. Medicare cuts of 14 percent to home health services...

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...

2014-05-01 08:37:21

PHILADELPHIA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Health(SM) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System today announced a three-year contract agreement that will improve the quality of healthcare and increase access and affordability of services for Gateway Health Medicare Assured(SM) members who live in eastern Pennsylvania. The network includes approximately 1,600 physicians that will now be part of the Gateway Health network that incorporates both primary care and...

2010-12-06 11:52:00

Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Long Term Solution to Protect Access to Medicare Doctors CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Access to doctors is critical to 39 million older Americans on Medicare - including over 1.5 million Illinoisans. But this access might be gravely compromised if Congress takes no action by January 1st, 2011, to prevent a severe cut in pay for Medicare physicians. Today, AARP released a survey of Illinois members, showing overwhelming support for...

2010-06-11 13:15:00

N.J. Facilities Stand to Lose $120 Million Beginning in October PRINCETON, N.J., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey's hospitals could be forced to shoulder an additional $120 million in Medicare cuts next year under a federal budget proposal. The 2011 federal fiscal year begins Oct. 1. Each year, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issues a proposed rule in the spring to indicate Medicare reimbursement changes pending for the new fiscal year. This year's...

2009-10-21 12:36:00

AARP Urges Senators Crapo & Risch to Support Legislation to Preserve Access to Doctors for Millions of Older Americans BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a near 22 percent cut in Medicare payment rates to doctors for 2010 on the horizon, Idaho's 213,000 beneficiaries may soon find their doctor can't afford to see them. For the influx of Medicare eligible state retirees who will soon lose their state health insurance in January of 2010, the issue could prove...

2009-02-11 06:45:00

LOUDON, Tenn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Doran Edwards is the former Medical Director of the Statistical Analysis Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (SADMERC), the division of Medicare that oversaw durable medical equipment until August of 2008. He believes that Medicare is an outstanding program that truly can help reduce the cost of our nation's healthcare by preventing and or transferring medical expenses to the less costly home environment. Unfortunately, the prevalence of...

2008-10-22 12:00:26

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a one-year extension to its contract with Australian government agency, Medicare, for the provision of IT infrastructure services. Under the agreement, valued at approximately AUD$70 million, IBM will continue to provide mainframe, midrange, desktop, data warehouse and call center support, building on a relationship with Medicare which dates back to 2000. Since that time, IBM has assisted Medicare in transforming its service provision to...

2008-10-15 12:00:34

ICS Software, Ltd. is proud to give doctors the ability to check their patients' Medicare Part A and B eligibility and deductible status through a website called www.CheckMedicare.com. In just a few seconds, the Doctor retrieves results that will have a direct positive impact on the practice and will increase cash flow. For only 25 cents per eligibility check, CheckMedicare.com is an easy business solution to ensure the billing of a doctor's service is rendered. To use CheckMedicare.com,...


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