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2014-09-19 12:25:34

Legislation to repeal unprecedented 14 percent cuts to Medicare home health recognized as responsive to the needs of American women who are at greatest risk as a result of home health cuts WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of skilled home healthcare providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home health for our nation's senior - today declared that increased support...

2014-09-19 12:25:26

Most and Least Expensive Medicare Plans Identified Across US SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed today's release of 2015 Medicare insurance data from the government. The average premium across all Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2015 is $62.69. The 2015 average premium is only 2% higher than the 2014 average premium of $61.69. This amount is also 94% higher than the average of $32.26 that the government reported since the...

2014-09-18 20:23:01

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10(th) in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Prevention and Treatment and four out of five for Consumer Experience. "We take our commitment to high quality care very seriously. Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the state and 10(th) in the...

2014-09-11 23:13:18

Health Advocates and Rash Curtis & Associates recently entered into a co-marketing Agreement to combine and expand their complementary services which focus on the recovery of uncollected revenue for health care providers and act as a patient liaison to screen and assist the patient with financial resources and options to enhance the patient’s overall experience. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Health Advocates identifies all options for 3rd party coverage for unfunded...

2014-09-11 23:07:21

Packed with the latest available data, Atlantic Information Services’s newly published report Medicaid Expansion: Mid-Year 2014 Results provides a thorough picture of how the Medicaid market is shaping up right now. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 After several years in development, the expansion of the Medicaid program is now showing real results. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — the industry-leading publisher of Medicare Advantage News, AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-10 23:09:46

Issues of concern to the RBMA and its 2,300 members include correcting fee calculations that underestimate the actual cost of operating an imaging center, such as equipment maintenance and non-physician malpractice insurance, or add to the burden of managing a radiology practice. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In a comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule for the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), the Radiology Business...

2014-09-10 23:03:05

Former Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS brings national expertise in health care payment and delivery reforms Baltimore (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) has named Jonathan Blum, former Principal Deputy Administrator and Director of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as its new Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs. Blum, who joined the company Sept. 8, brings...

2014-09-10 23:01:24

Family Health Network (FHN) Chooses Invidasys’ Composite-Based Software to Solve Encounter Submission Challenges, Patient Eligibility Data Management and More MESA, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Invidasys, a software engineering firm that develops component solutions for health insurance plans, announced today that it has gone live with a number of solutions for Family Health Network (FHN), a not-for-profit managed care community network serving Chicago and Cook County, Ill. FHN...

2014-09-09 23:00:28

A majority of Social Security recipients would have to raid retirement savings or use a line of credit to meet even relatively modest financial emergencies, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A majority of Social Security recipients would have to raid retirement savings or use a line of credit to meet even relatively modest financial emergencies, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). When retirees...

2014-09-09 12:28:21

The nation's largest provider of private exchanges is offering an interactive webinar on the ins and outs of Medicaid enrollment BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, invites individuals, brokers and caseworkers to join them on Wednesday, September 10, in an interactive webinar. "Enabling Better Medicaid Enrollment Choice: How Connecture Can Help" will delve into the...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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