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2012-01-23 08:00:00

Al Lewis of the Disease Management Purchasing Consortium, widely credited with inventing disease management, will present federal data refuting North Carolina's report showing a billion dollars in savings at the 4th Annual Medical Home Summit February 26, 2012 Waltham, MA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 North Carolina Medicaid has once again claimed to have saved a billion dollars through its Community Care program, this time through commissioning a report by Milliman Inc.. However, this report,...

2011-07-14 13:00:00

SEATTLE, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today identified a series of considerations for states, health plans, and employers as they look toward the 2014 state exchange implementation deadline set forward in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reiterated in regulations issued by Health & Human Services on July 11. "The exchange regulations provide clarification on some points while leaving many...

2011-07-13 07:00:00

SEATTLE, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman has completed one of the largest and most comprehensive life insurance mortality and lapse studies ever undertaken. The study is called MIMSA (Milliman Industry Mortality Study and Analysis) and covers the United States individual life insurance business of 29 companies. MIMSA contains $27.8 trillion of exposure for mortality and 1.6 million deaths over study years 2000-2009. It also contains $26.8 trillion of exposure for lapse and 8.1...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'