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2014-10-21 16:28:23

Home health leaders support the advancement of program integrity measures to strengthen Medicare over arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today called for greater support for fraud prevention programs within the Medicare program in...

2014-10-21 12:32:07

Bipartisan Congressional Briefing Highlights Research into the Difficulties of Supporting Dual Eligible Populations WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, will preview new research into the dual eligible population at a bipartisan Congressional briefing sponsored by the Special Need Plan (SNP) Alliance. Inovalon will share findings from the...

2014-10-20 23:07:27

Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. Boston, MA and Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Seniorlink Inc., parent company of Caregiver Homes Network, Inc., has acquired the assets of Vayu Technologies from physician executive and entrepreneur Minalkumar Patel MD MPH. The Vayu Technologies tele-care management platform is a unique collaboration hub...

2014-10-20 23:06:27

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocates Sponsor a Booth to Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Promote Education About Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC is proud to be sponsoring a booth at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness walk on October 25th. The AFSP is a not-for-profit organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the...

2014-10-20 23:02:00

Expert speaker Dr. Duane Abbey is reviewing the Global Surgical Package Concept in healthcare payment system on Tue, Oct 21 on behalf of AudioEducator.com. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 In a major overhaul proposed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have included a plan to eliminate the global package for all surgical procedures, beginning in 2017. According to 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule*, the CMS plans to do away with 10- and 90-day global...

2014-10-17 12:29:11

The doors to great local coverage are open LUBBOCK, Texas, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lubbock area residents have a new place to explore health care coverage options in person. FirstCare Health Plans announced today the opening of a new enrollment center in Lubbock, located at 1901 W Loop 289, Suite 8B. Staffed with knowledgeable representatives, the center offers a place to come in, sit down, ask questions and navigate health care coverage face-to-face for a variety of plans....

2014-10-17 00:21:14

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier has been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describing a coverage and payment policy for use of the Decipher test in men who have undergone radical prostatectomy. An LCD is a decision by Medicare contractors to cover an item or service. Decipher is the only genomic test for prostate...

2014-10-16 23:12:00

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging managers at a pharmacy benefit management company (PBM) to call them at 866-714-6466 if they have well documented proof the management company is involved in unjustly billing Medicaid or Medicare for pharmacy bills that should have been paid by a private insurance company, because this type of information can produce million dollar rewards, as was recently demonstrated. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The...

2014-10-16 23:03:36

BESLER will host a complimentary webinar titled, “The ‘true’ financial impact of readmissions,” on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 BESLER, a firm dedicated to helping hospitals enhance and protect their Medicare revenue, announced today that it will host a live, complimentary webinar titled, “The ‘true’ financial impact of readmissions,” on Thursday, November 6, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. The webinar will be led by Jim...

2014-10-16 23:01:25

Horizon BCBSNJ announces the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the offering of a new patient-centered Medicare Advantage plan for Medicare-eligible consumers. The new plan features lower out-of-pocket costs and more coordinated care when members use Horizon BCBSNJ’s network of patient-centered practices, the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.