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2014-07-21 23:08:33

Afternoon Presentation Spotlights “medicare and You” Belleville, IL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will hold a Medicare seminar for St. Louis-area retirees on Thursday, Aug. 7, at Robbins Conference Center, 325 Saint Francois St., Florissant, Missouri. Starting at 4 p.m., the one-hour program will touch on Medicare planning issues for retirees and near-retirees, especially those approaching Medicare eligibility at age 65. The session, “Medicare and You,” will...

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 16:26:03

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...

2014-07-21 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...

2014-07-18 23:08:17

Attorney Bryan Schefman argued successfully for the right of medical providers to seek charges and double damages under the Medicare Secondary Payor (“MSP”) act where a no-fault insurer has denied PIP benefits to a Medicare eligible insured. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Court of Appeals held that a health care provider can use the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s private cause of action against a non-group health plan (no-fault insurer) that denies coverage for...

2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

2014-07-17 23:08:55

1-800-MEDIGAP releases new baby-boomer tool designed to warn about "The Big Mistake" they may face if not well informed on starting Medicare Part B. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Millions of individuals will turn 65 this year, and start their Medicare Part B. Turning 65 triggers the clock on the time seniors have to get their medicare supplement insurance plan without having to go through underwriting. It is best for customers to buy a medicare supplement policy when they are first...

2014-07-17 23:07:49

"Lung Talk," the new patient-centered educational video series, will support the reduction of repeat hospitalizations related to COPD, improve the quality of life for patients with COPD and encourage better disease self-management. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national health care consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, plans to launch patient and healthcare provider educational materials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...


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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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