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2014-10-06 23:06:07

Medicare Advocates are Equipped to Navigate Clients Through the Process of Selecting a Medicare Plan that Recognizes Their Unique Needs. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The 2015 Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) begins on October 15th, and Aevo Insurance Services, LLC, a division of The Advocator Group, LLC, is prepared to guide Medicare beneficiaries through the process of selecting Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans that meet both their healthcare and financial...

2014-10-06 23:00:49

Announced Partnership with NJ’s premier physicians and healthcare facilities to Offer 360 degrees of Coordinated Care. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 CarePoint Medicare Advantage Plan announced its expansion into 6 counties in northern New Jersey – Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Somerset and Union. Northern New Jersey’s only zero premium PPO open-access Medicare Advantage plan has partnered with New Jersey’s premier physicians and healthcare facilities to offer...

2014-10-06 16:26:37

Only software provider approved by Medicare to offer standard-setting health care survey nationwide DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software, announced today that it has been approved as a vendor for Consumer Assessment of Health Providers Service (CAHPS), in both the home health and hospice markets, by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150466 CAHPS...

2014-10-06 12:29:32

- Fear Winning Bidder Could be Prime Healthcare TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Our SALUD, a grassroots healthcare watchdog organization, sent letters to Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. and Attorney General Kamala Harris warning them of the widespread community concern regarding the potential sale of the non-profit Daughters of Charity Health System's six safety-net hospitals located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County to for-profit Prime...

2014-10-06 12:29:23

Findings Show No Difference between Rural and Non-Rural Access WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) shows that nine in 10 seniors from urban, suburban, small town and rural areas have convenient access to preferred pharmacies in Medicare Part D. These findings contest claims that rural seniors face unique challenges in Part D that require new legislative or...

2014-10-06 12:21:42

BALTIMORE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the Medicare Beneficiary Database Suite of Systems (MBDSS). The $53.7 million contract will run through November 2018. Northrop Grumman will continue work on MBDSS adding a new scope that includes modernization activities and integration with Medicare Enrollment and Premium Billing Systems (MEPBS)....

2014-10-03 08:24:42

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, began using a new name - MHS Health Wisconsin - Oct. 1, 2014. On the same day, it also began using a new logo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/150036 "Our goal through the rebranding process is to improve MHS' name recognition in the managed healthcare marketplace and better reflect our company's vision and purpose," said Sherry Husa, MHS president and CEO. MHS...

2014-10-03 08:24:30

Long-term, HUD-Backed Financing Secured for Eaglewood and Glenvue Facilities ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA), a leading long-term care provider, today announced that, as part of its ongoing strategic plan to transition from an owner and operator of healthcare facilities to a healthcare property holding and leasing company, it has closed credit facility agreements securing long-term financing for two properties:...

2014-10-03 08:23:14

KENNEBUNK, Maine, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com, recently released an analysis brief that discusses the 2015 Medicare Advantage market. The report presents the latest Medicare market penetration statistics and offers 2015 product insights from the Medicare landscape reports. In addition, an overview of companies that will be competing for business during the upcoming AEP is included. The overview also provides important information...

2014-10-02 16:26:47

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan - is lowering monthly premium costs for four of its 2015 plans while continuing to offer a $0 premium plan. Included among the plans with premium reductions is UPMC for Life HMO Deductible with Rx. This plan previously had a $37.50 monthly premium that has now been reduced to $18. UPMC for Life's most popular product - UPMC for Life HMO Rx - will have a premium reduction from...


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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'.