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2014-05-09 19:22:29

RCHN CHF New report shows that 71 percent of those left out of Medicaid expansion live in southern states An estimated 1.1 million community health center patients are left without the benefits of health coverage simply because they live in one of 24 states that have opted out of the Medicaid expansion, a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a new report. The research, by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute...

2014-05-08 23:13:21

ACA Marketplace Enrollment Solutions provides guidance on how this new Special Enrollment Period will work and how COBRA participants can evaluate their options on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Bedford Park, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 According to a recently released guidance by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), individuals who are currently enrolled in COBRA now qualify for a Special Enrollment Period on the Marketplace from May 1, 2014 until July 1, 2014. Previously,...

2014-05-08 16:25:47

Vast Regional Differences in Exchange Plans and Carrier Implications are Explored in State-Specific "Exchange Profiles" from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group's projections of 2014 exchange enrollment reveal great regional diversity in U.S. health insurance markets. State Exchanges, which opened for enrollment October 1, 2013, are both state- and federally-run. Many variables determine which plans will come out on top, but looking...

2014-05-07 23:01:02

A new study of emergency department visits in Oregon, released today, finds that dental problems drive 77 patients every day to emergency departments across the state. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A new study of emergency department (ED) visits in Oregon, released today, finds that dental problems drive 77 patients every day to emergency departments across the state. Read the full report here. Dental problems represent the second most common ED discharge diagnosis in adults...

2014-05-07 20:26:15

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Certified Medicaid Planner(TM) Governing Board is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) - the gold standard in accreditation. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85283 The certification known as "Certified Medicaid Planner(TM)" - also referred to by its acronym "CMP(TM)" - is the first-ever of its kind in the planning profession. The...

2014-05-07 12:29:59

Sequester cut to cancer drugs exacerbating America's cancer care crisis, limiting patient access to community-based care and driving up Medicare costs WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and cancer care professionals from across the country are asking lawmakers in Congress this week to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from applying the sequester cut to Medicare payments for cancer care drugs as part of a "Virtual Hill Day" supported...

2014-05-06 15:09:07

Hispanic seniors are 35 percent less likely to have prescription drug coverage despite the existence of the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan – also known as Part D – and the availability of assistance to help pay insurance premiums. That is the finding of a study released today in the journal Health Affairs. "These results indicate that disparities in prescription drug coverage exist between Hispanic and white Medicare beneficiaries, despite the existence of a potentially universal...

2014-05-06 08:33:57

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico, today announced consolidated revenues of $584.8 million and consolidated operating income of $10.0 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Net income was $7.0 million, or $ 0.25 per diluted share. Quarterly Consolidated Highlights -- Total consolidated operating revenues were $584.5 million; -- Consolidated operating income was...

2014-05-05 16:26:40

Workshop on Improving Lives Through Payer/Provider Collaboration AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cenpatico is pleased to announce that Michelle Thomas, Clinical Director, will co-present with Thresholds' Mark Furlong, VP of Clinical Operations, at this year's National Conference in Washington, D.C., May 5-7. Cenpatico, with its sister health plan, IlliniCare, partnered with Thresholds to develop and implement a pilot program that focused on improving the lives of super...

2014-05-02 20:22:35

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost Family, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFAM), a leading regional provider of home health nursing and personal care services, announced today that it will report financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, publishing an earnings release before the market opens. About Almost Family, Inc.Almost Family, Inc., founded in 1976, is a leading regional provider of home health nursing services, with branch locations...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.