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2014-08-11 16:28:13

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that National Government Services (NGS) has issued a positive coverage decision for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence associated with overactive bladder (OAB). Coverage for...

2014-08-11 12:27:12

America's home healthcare community supports collaborative effort to make millions of homebound Americans and healthcare professionals voters WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National home health leaders are reinvigorating the Bring the Vote Home initiative, a program which aims to engage the nation's 3.5 million Medicare home health beneficiaries and their caregiving teams in the electoral process by assisting patients in the voter and absentee ballot...

2014-08-11 08:30:09

The United States Department of Justice resolved alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 Community Health System hospitals across the country. DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a thin line between not knowing coverage and fraud. In a recent settlement, the Community Health Systems, Inc has to pay $97million to resolve whistleblower lawsuits uncovered in federal courts across the United States, the reason being--medical necessity. CHS...

2014-08-10 23:00:20

Coventry Court Health Center receives a 5-Star Rating from Medicare and ‘Best Nursing Homes’ classification from US News and World Report. Anaheim, California (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home and similar numbers are expected for 2014. Individuals and their families often encounter difficulty in choosing the right nursing home. Frequently asked questions including, "Where will I receive...

2014-08-08 16:23:07

Program integrity measures cited as sustainable approach to Medicare reform instead of arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 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 commended House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Kevin Brady (TX- 8) for drafting...

2014-08-07 23:05:59

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Continues Participation in Annual Conference for Eleventh Consecutive Year Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC looks forward to joining nearly 250 exhibitors at the 19th Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, taking place August 11-14, 2014 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. Conference programs will concentrate on advancement strategies and resources to help employers improve...

2014-08-06 23:11:48

As a provider of pharmacy services to the Long-Term Care Industry, Entracell Pharmacy today announced four new product offerings designed to go beyond the basics of what pharmacy services traditionally provide, and prepare clients for the changing environment of long-term care: Medicare Part D Management Services, Therapeutic Interchange Software and the Care, Cost & Compliance. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 EntraCell Pharmacy announces its four new product offerings to the...

2014-08-06 16:30:18

Three year demonstration project for Medicare Part B recipients will study the impact of paying for intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) home infusions TOWSON, Md., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) is pleased to announce that the enrollment for the Medicare IVIG Demonstration Project will begin on August 08, 2014. The enrollment period will end on September 12, 2014, so patients should act quickly to sign up. If approved, a beneficiary receiving an...

2014-08-06 16:28:44

Safe Pharmacies Prevent Fraud and Abuse WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG), "Part D Beneficiaries With Questionable Utilization Patterns for HIV Drugs," calling for a pharmacy "lock in" program in Medicare Part D would help decrease prescription drug abuse, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. "This report confirms the value of establishing safe pharmacy...

2014-08-06 12:28:34

New Rules to be Published August 22 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medicare will fine hospitals $529 million for serving Medicare patients twice in 30 days. The fines reduce hospital care for seniors, thus saving Medicare money. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133779 The largest fines are $4 million each for Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia; Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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