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2014-07-01 10:25:58

The Lancet The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, can advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public health and private health care services, according to the authors of new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. The report was produced by health experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and...

2014-07-01 10:21:50

The Lancet OECD warns that "more and bigger" efforts will be needed to contain US health budget to prevent reversal of recent slowdown in health spending growth as economic growth improves Growth in health expenditure in the USA slowed dramatically between 2000 and 2011, bringing the growth rate of the country's health budget in line with other high-spending countries, according to new research published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans. However, the...

2014-07-01 08:30:04

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Lab, a leading healthcare experience design firm, recently completed a detailed study of health and wellness systems in the U.S. The verdict? While more Americans may have access to healthcare and wellness programs, the cost and bureaucracy of getting everyone on board continues to waste staggering amounts of money and time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123195 For instance, by 2022, Medicare/Medicaid spending is projected...

2014-06-30 23:05:46

Presentation spotlights “Growing Opportunity: Retirees and Near Retirees Turn to Financial Advisors for Medicare Guidance”. Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will join financial advisors from across the Denver, Colorado, region for the 2014 NAPFA West Region Symposium on Wednesday, July 9, at Table Mountain Inn in Golden, Colorado. The full-day program will touch on timely topics for financial advisors, including Medicare planning issues for retirees...

2014-06-27 23:02:13

The Medex team has a proven track record of success that spans 3 decades in providing medical and legal review services. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 This June, Medex Analytic Services proudly announces 3 decades of success in independent medical examinations and medical case management. Medex Analytic Services is a customer experience driven provider of medical claims management with a nationwide reach, headquartered in South Florida. “Medex is more than a medical...

2014-06-27 12:26:43

New beginning in health care provides roadmap for assuring high-quality, affordable health care PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Pennsylvania residents will have access to doctors and hospitals and new levels of protection against health care disruption under the terms of a new accord announced today by Gov. Tom Corbett in Harrisburg. Highmark Health fully supports the arrangement, formally two consent decrees, noting that it provides a "roadmap" for how Highmark...

2014-06-27 08:25:49

Collaborations identify opportunities to implement solutions to improve medication adherence and health outcomes, while lowering overall health care costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) company, announced today that it has entered into collaborations with seven Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) across the country. The collaborating ACOs include Monarch Healthcare ACO and National ACO in California;...

2014-06-26 08:28:50

Employees of physical therapy clinics, imaging or dialysis centers can receive significant rewards for proof of overbilled Medicare WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is saying, "We believe employees, or managers at physical therapy clinics, imaging centers, or dialysis centers in any state could literally be sitting on a winning lottery ticket, if they have well documented proof their employer has been knowingly overbilling, or defrauding Medicare...

2014-06-26 08:28:34

Solution to reduce readmissions and drive care coordination for thousands of patients across Pa. and N.J. PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHEC (formerly IGI Health) a leader and innovator in health information exchange and accountable care solutions, today announced that Allegiance ACO, part of the Allegiance Health Group (AHG) of New Jersey and Pennsylvania has selected to implement HEALTHEC's comprehensive ACO-in-a-Box solution suite to support the...

2014-06-25 23:16:10

As baby boomers have reached at least the 50-year mark and as the oldest have moved past age 65, boomers will continue to have a dramatic effect on many aspects of American life in the years to come. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to Gallup.com the baby boomers reaching retirement age will have a dramatic impact to the Healthcare Industry. Now more than ever the boomers should consider the rising costs of Healthcare and examine how to supplement Healthcare costs in the future....