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2014-10-24 16:25:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMetrix Research president Alan Mittermaier reports that marginal changes occurred among Medicare Advantage plans after evaluating the new 2015 plan benefits along with the recently-issued Star performance ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When overlaying the 2015 CostShare Report findings on plan benefits with the CMS Star performance ratings, HealthMetrix Research found plans boasting both top...

2014-10-23 23:10:37

The Corporate Whistleblower Center believes there are skilled nursing home managers in every state who have proof their facility is short staffed, and as a result not providing patients with adequate care, or the skilled nursing home is billing Medicare for unnecessary procedures, and as the Center would like to explain this type of information can result in significant rewards as recently demonstrated. For more information managers, or insiders at a skilled nursing home facility are urged...

2014-10-23 12:29:27

Medicare has an ethical obligation to cover low-dose CT scans NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN®) members are encouraging Congress to compel the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover low-dose CT scans for high-risk seniors. In a recently launched online social media campaign, LungCAN members and their constituents are fighting back with Tweets, Facebook posts, and social ads with a message that is loud and clear:...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-22 23:04:14

Allsup outlines budget considerations for people getting SSDI benefits and VA disability compensation Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see an increase of 1.7 percent in their monthly benefit in 2015, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services. The increase is a...

2014-10-22 23:00:23

A recent Government Accountability Office analysis and potential Republican takeover of the United States Senate could threaten risk-corridors program funding, reports Atlantic Information Services’s Inside Health Insurance Exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 With a couple of weeks to go until the November midterm elections and polls predicting Republicans will win back the Senate, the risk-corridors program could be at risk, some industry observers tell Atlantic...

2014-10-22 16:28:39

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 7, 2014, Accelera Innovations, Inc. ("Accelera") announced that they have closed on the acquisition of SCI Home Health, Inc (d/b/a Advance Lifecare Home Health) ("SCI"), this decision was based on SCI's growth rate of 30 to 40% annually. The agreement reflects a favorable valuation and creates efficiencies for all of the Accelera companies, by leveraging the strength of the Advance Lifecare Medicare certification. SCI is 100% Medicare...

2014-10-22 16:28:21

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) reported today that for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, net income was $1.00 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $.99 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Reconciliations between net income and net operating income, GAAP ROE and management ROE, and GAAP book value and management book value are shown in the...

2014-10-21 23:15:04

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging managers, or insiders at a sleep clinic to call them anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof the clinic is overbilling Medicare for unnecessary procedures. As the Whistleblower Center would like to explain there was recently a significant reward for a whistleblower with this type of information. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Because of a recent reward involving a sleep center, and a...

2014-10-21 23:11:38

MediGap Advisors is hosting an informative webinar, Your Guide to Medicare’s 2015 Annual Enrollment Period, on October 22, 2014. Topics will include Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, and How to take maximum advantage of Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 MediGap Advisors will host an interactive educational webinar on October 22, 2014 to inform Medicare recipients of the recent changes to Medicare coverage and how to...


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