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2014-09-02 08:31:49

DMC among few to receive $10 million award from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to test new primary care model in Detroit DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has been selected to receive an award of $9,966,608 as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Health Care Innovation Awards program. The Principal Investigator and DMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Suzanne White is one of only 39 recipients of about...

2014-09-02 08:27:17

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Australia" to its store. It identifies the key trends in the country's healthcare market and provides insights into its demographic, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape and healthcare infrastructure. DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Australian healthcare market is a mature market driven by universal healthcare coverage and good access to facilities such as...

2014-08-29 23:09:32

Tim Moffitt, representing in North Carolina, spent time with Aeroflow Healthcare to get an overview of the Asheville based DME company and to discuss how the ever changing landscape of healthcare legislation could impact DME providers such as Aeroflow. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tim Moffitt, who is representing Buncombe County's 116th House District in the North Carolina General Assembly, spent the morning of Tuesday, August 26th with the board of Aeroflow Healthcare and...

2014-08-29 23:01:02

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the anxiously awaited final rule (file code CMS–0052–P) today allowing healthcare providers to attest for Meaningful Use for 2014 using the 2011 Edition Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) or a combination of the 2011 and 2014 Edition CEHRT. Eligible Professionals (EPs) who have not been able to fully implement 2014 Edition CEHRT for a full EHR reporting period in 2014 can continue to use 2011 Edition CEHRT, or a combination of...

2014-08-28 23:09:51

Leading online medical billing and coding school, Med-Certification.com, explains the complicated process of new patient care rules, how they'll effect the industry, and how professionals can take advantage of the upcoming shortage of trained professionals. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 CMMI (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation) is suggesting more attention to coordination and integration of care to address patient needs. What does it all mean? The idea is to...

2014-08-28 16:27:41

Home health leaders advocate for value-based purchasing reform to replace arbitrary across-the-board cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep healthcare costs down by reducing the need for expensive emergency room visits. The patients who utilize this care are some of Medicare's most costly patients with multiple chronic...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...

2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-26 16:27:54

Pioneer in PQRS reporting introduces new multi-facility health system subscription ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the pioneer and leader in pay-for-performance and quality reporting for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), announced today its PQRS application is now available, one of the earliest full-service enterprise reporting solutions released to market this year. The solution is updated and fully compliant with the 2014 federal government registry...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'