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2014-07-11 16:23:29

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) is proud to announce the introduction of a new piece of legislation to fix the broken Medicare audit system. The Audit Improvement and Reform Act (AIR Act), H.R. 5083, sponsored by Reps. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) and John Barrow (D-Ga.), will increase transparency, education and outreach, and reward suppliers that have low error rates on audited claims. The AIR Act would apply to all MACs,...

2014-07-11 12:24:40

WESTMONT, Ill., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IlliniCare Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), has earned NCQA accreditation for both its Medicaid and Exchange HMO plans. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded accreditation to IlliniCare Health for service and clinical quality that meet or exceed NCQA's rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. To receive the seal of approval the health plan is measured on...

2014-07-10 23:12:01

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees at a physical therapy clinic, hospice facility, imaging center, dialysis facility, or any other type of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466 for details concerning a recent whistleblower reward, and what it could mean for them. The only proviso is the potential whistleblower possesses well documented proof of Medicare fraud or overbilling. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Corporate...

2014-07-10 23:09:30

According to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League an overwhelming majority of seniors oppose two Medicare changes that are among the most widely - discussed reforms in Congress. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 An overwhelming majority of seniors oppose two Medicare changes that are among the most widely - discussed reforms in Congress, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Eighty one percent of seniors strongly oppose a proposal that would impose a...

2014-07-10 23:09:16

With preliminary results from duals programs now available, this upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will provide an overview of how they’re working and solutions to remaining problems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Dual-Eligibles Programs: Initial Results, Successes and Remaining Challenges.” During this Sept. 17 program, 11 of the nation’s top...

2014-07-10 16:25:07

New Infographic from Decision Resources Group Provides Visual Summary of Drastic Changes in Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Exchange Lives, as well as Uninsured BURLINGTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group expects American lives to continue their vast migration to coverage, as post-ACA implementation coincides with a recovering economy and Baby Boomer retirement. From January 2013 to January 2014, more than 8 million people moved out of the Uninsured category....

2014-07-09 23:14:44

Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. As a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual RISE Association California Summit in San Diego, Pulse8 brings big data, advanced analytics and risk adjustment expertise to this conference through the following educational and...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

2014-07-09 08:28:51

White Paper Outlines Reimbursement Challenges Hindering Growth WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report from the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) released today, members of the personalized medicine community are calling for critical changes in payment and coverage policies to encourage innovation and improve the quality of health care for millions of patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130517/DC16280LOGO PMC's new white paper, "The Future...

2014-07-08 23:11:47

FluidEdge Consulting analyzes the top Medicare payment codes so ACO physicians can see the cost impact of admitting to different nearby competing facilities. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 FluidEdge Consulting announces a new tool to help Medicare and Commercial ACOs understand and implement a Site of Service savings program. Whether it's a Health System based ACO trying to address the impact of leakage, or a Physician-Led ACO trying to lower Inpatient Hospital expenditures, this...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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