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2014-06-24 12:28:06

New industry poll follows up 2012's first-ever employee benefits communication survey, report SAN FRANCISCO AND WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Benz Communications and the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) announced the 2014 Inside Benefits Communication Survey, a collaborative effort to learn how companies are strategizing and implementing benefits communication through the lens of the Affordable Care Act, compliance mandates and industry trends....

2014-03-31 08:29:12

Employers share efforts to adopt value-based health benefit strategies WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Improving health while reducing costs was a key focus for the employers who participated in the American Health Strategy Project (AHSP) according to a new report released this week by the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), Partnership for Prevention, and Pfizer Inc. AHSP is a national pilot launched in 2010 by NBCH in cooperation with Pfizer, with...

2014-01-21 20:24:53

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente health plans in California were honored recently with a 2013 eValue8 Innovations Award for their groundbreaking Exercise as a Vital Sign program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The National Business Coalition on Health, a non-profit organization of purchaser-led business and health coalitions, sponsored the award, which recognizes the innovative work of health plans to develop programs...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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