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2014-08-19 08:29:09

Physician names are now in 62 million MedPar inpatient records and over 158 million outpatient records PHOENIX, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellimed is pleased to announce the availability of the 2012 MedPar Inpatient and Outpatient data including attending and operating physicians associated with each case. The physician's specialty and address are also available in the physician list. This was another step in their effort to improve transparency for all providers of CMS...

2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-15 16:24:15

DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Dallas Judge has refused to throw out the case of a former employee of Texas Vascular Associates, PA (TVA). Cortez Mills alleges in the lawsuit that the doctors of Texas Vascular Associates fired her for the sole reason of refusing to follow their orders to engage in the crimes of Medicare and insurance billing fraud. Dallas Judge Ken Tapscott is the presiding judge in the case. Cortez Mills began working for TVA in 2010 and was the company's...

2014-08-14 23:10:31

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare professionals in physical therapy, medical practice groups, or any kind of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof their employers are involved in substantial Medicare fraud, because they have received so much interest on this topic in the last few months. As the Center would like to explain whistleblower rewards can be substantial for this type of information....

2014-08-14 23:09:11

HPS demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Healthcare Payment Specialists, LLC (HPS), announced that is has attained a Microsoft Gold Development competency. This competency demonstrates “best-in-class” ability and a commitment to meeting the evolving needs of Microsoft’s customers in today’s dynamic business environment and distinguishes the recipient...

2014-08-14 23:07:35

A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website making it easy to obtain free quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. The site, http://www.radioltc.com, allows consumers to get their quotes without having numerous insurance agents calling them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website which will offer an easy way to obtain quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. http://www.radioltc.com allows consumers...

2014-08-14 12:28:39

Changing demographics are leading a growing number of people to rely on services like House Call Doctor Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Economics reports that, in the 1930s, a full 40% of patient treatment took place in the home. Since those days, the comfort of home care from an expert physician has become increasingly rare, but there are signs that house call doctors are beginning to make a substantial comeback. Data from Medicare Part B billings shows that...

2014-08-14 12:27:44

WebInsure State Solution will be Implemented to Provide Optimal Health Insurance Choice to Massachusetts Residents RESTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with support from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), decided to use hCentive's WebInsure State solution for their state based health insurance exchange for Fall 2014 Open Enrollment. hCentive...

2014-08-14 08:28:15

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of users of international private healthcare insurer MediCare International has reported that 95% of those surveyed were either very satisfied or satisfied with their overall service experience. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] has provided international health insurance plans to expatriates of all nationalities for 30 years and during that time, has built up a strong reputation for technical...

2014-08-13 23:10:03

Transcending Obamacare: Avik Roy’s New Patient-Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Health care in America needed fixing long before the Affordable Care Act. Costs were high, outcomes were disappointing, and millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance. While the ACA has expanded coverage, it hasn’t solved existing systemic flaws; it papers over many of them with new layers of complexity, adding...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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