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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...

2014-08-13 23:08:55

Two years ago, The Clare, a luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 It’s a propitious occasion as The Clare celebrates the second anniversary of ownership by Senior Care Development and management by Life Care Services. Two years ago, the luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm....

2014-08-13 12:28:08

If Implemented, Program Risks Confusing, Misleading Patients and Public WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP), concerned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) planned End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Five-Star Program will confuse and mislead patients, called on the Agency to delay implementation and work with the community to provide useful, meaningful, and accurate ratings of dialysis providers. KCP is a broad-based coalition of...

2014-08-13 08:29:39

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbeam Health Solutions announced today a contract agreement with Community Health Alliance ACO (CHA), an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to deploy the Lightbeam population health platform to support CHA's ACO patient population. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135664 CHA's provider community currently utilizes multiple EHR systems to manage a 200+ multispecialty physician network throughout Indiana and parts of Michigan....

2014-08-12 23:08:24

The four sessions of Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos, presented by 11 of the nation’s top duals experts from the private and public sectors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market Data factbook, is...

2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-08-12 12:27:55

PointRight Moves Corporate Offices to Cambridge; Adds Esteemed MIT Faculty Member to Its Board of Directors CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PointRight Inc., (www.pointright.com), the industry-standard analytics leader for healthcare providers and payers, announces that its PointRight® Pro 30(TM) rehospitalizations metric is now in use with over 9,000 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in the United States. The metric, which was validated by Brown University, adopted...

2014-08-11 20:25:01

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopts a new rule proposed in July, people with certain types of hearing loss will no longer be able to secure Medicare coverage for certain types of hearing prosthetics that have been covered since 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130531/LA23942 The problem stems from a proposed rule being considered by CMS that would reclassify osseointegrated hearing implants, such...


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