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2014-03-14 12:28:56

Will Continue to Seek VN and PC Acquisition Opportunities LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM), today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Medicare-certified home health agency owned by Caldwell Medical Center located in Princeton, Kentucky. "We are very pleased to welcome the home health employees of Caldwell Medical Center to our growing family of home health providers." said William B. Yarmuth,...

2014-03-13 23:21:18

Christopher L. Vojta, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.C.E. to Support Risk Adjustment Activities and Oversight of Clinical Outcomes Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Pulse8 Inc., a cutting-edge big data healthcare analytics and technology company focused on risk adjustment solutions for the Commercial Health Exchanges (HIX) and Medicare Advantage markets announced today that it appointed Dr. Christopher Vojta as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Vojta will provide strategic direction and support of the...

2014-03-13 23:04:56

As the deadline approaches for the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) open enrollment period for health insurance coverage, Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center’s (SCH&DC) Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator JanAnn Todd diligently works to help individuals and families navigate the health insurance selection process. A certified Marketplace navigator and applications counselor, Todd educates consumers through this phase of healthcare reform and walks qualifying...

2014-03-13 16:28:28

CMS Acknowledged and Accepted 100 Percent of Delta Health Technologies Test Claims ALTOONA, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Health Technologies®, the leading provider of innovative workflow solutions for clinical, billing and business management for the home health, hospice and private duty industry, announced today that it has successfully participated in the National ICD-10 Test Week hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS accepted 100...

2014-03-13 16:27:21

EpiFix® Now Has Coverage From All Medicare Contractors In All 50 states MARIETTA, Ga., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that Medicare contractor, First Coast Service Options, Inc. ("FCSO"), has confirmed that the Company's wound care allograft, EpiFix®, has been approved for...

2014-03-13 12:29:26

House GOP Conference policy brief details impact of Medicare home health rebasing cuts on vulnerable seniors, women, and home healthcare professionals WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today thanked Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5) for calling attention to...

2014-03-13 12:28:57

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health care communities, today announced that five of its managed communities, Arizona Grand Senior Living Community in Phoenix and The Peaks, A Senior Living Community in Flagstaff, Ariz.; The Village Health Care Center in Missoula, Mont.; West Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center in Portland, Ore.; and Westchester Gardens Rehabilitation Care Center in...

2014-03-12 23:31:41

Pharmacy compounding is shaping up to be a hot spot this year. The March 10 issue of Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s (AIS) Report on Medicare Compliance offers a full overview of the issue and its ramifications on hospitals and physicians. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Pharmacy compounding — the mixing of two or more ingredients to tailor a drug to a specific patient’s needs — is shaping up to be a hot spot this year, as Medicare and FDA watchdogs turn up the heat on...

2014-03-12 16:25:55

Congressman Walden issues letter to colleagues in Congress stressing negative consequences of deep Medicare home health cuts on seniors' access to care and home healthcare jobs WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today thanked Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR-2) for issuing...

2014-03-11 23:33:40

“CMS was wise to reconsider its proposed Part D rule that would have destabilized the program, increased costs, and disrupted coverage for millions of seniors.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt issued the following statement on today’s letter from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to Congress on the proposed Part D rule: “CMS was wise to...