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2014-06-25 23:15:49

Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Sixty-five percent of...

2014-06-25 23:11:33

Industry consultants tell Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare Advantage News that the issues identified by CMS demonstrate the importance the agency places on drug-access and grievance-handling issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) suspended immediately and indefinitely Capital BlueCross marketing to and enrollment of new members in its Medicare Advantage (MA) and stand-along Prescription Drug Plan (PDP)...

2014-06-25 12:30:00

Program integrity reforms cited as superior to across-the-board Medicare funding cuts WASHINGTON, June 25, 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 - commended the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for drawing increased attention to the need for greater fraud...

2014-06-25 08:30:41

Children and families convene on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to pass "ACE Kids Act of 2014" WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Representatives Joe Barton (R-TX) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) announced they and distinguished colleagues have introduced the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 (H.R. 4930). "ACE Kids Act of 2014" would help coordinate care to ensure optimal outcomes for children with medical complexity in Medicaid, while helping to contain...

2014-06-24 23:17:02

The Advalent ACO Solution focuses on ACO administration, including managing ACO financial risk and improving patient health with ACO care management. Westborough, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Advalent Corp. announced today the Advalent ACO Solution, an ACO financial risk and ACO administration solution for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Advalent healthcare IT solutions are based on a flexible and scalable cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Configuration options and data mapping...

2014-06-24 23:04:36

Phoenix Healthcare consultant Jim Hammond has purchased the Arizona Managed Care Newsletter renaming it The Hertel Report, in honor of his friend, Publisher Jim Hertel. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Jim Hammond of Professional Healthcare Solutions, LLC has recently purchased the Arizona Managed Care Newsletter from HCCA. “The Hertel report is pleased to continue the legacy of Jim Hertel and deliver timely, accurate, impartial data and other information to members of the Arizona...

2014-06-24 16:24:33

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help hospitals and health systems lower costs and better serve patients, Novation today announced enhancements to its industry-leading NOVAFOOD(TM) portfolio and a new Food Standardization program. Through an expanded number of offerings, hospitals can save an average of 25 percent on a broader range of food categories. In addition, they can participate in increased cash rebate opportunities for standardizing that are about 7...

2014-06-23 23:10:50

Andrea Seratte, Executive Vice President of TransactRx will be presenting at the annual NACCHO conference held in Atlanta, GA July 8th – 10th. Mrs. Seratte will be presenting on the topic: Building Public Health Capacity Through the Provision Vaccination Programs Through the Use of Innovative Technology, along with Neal Lustig, BS, MPH, Director of Health of the Pomperaug District Department of Health (PDDH). Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Andrea Seratte, Executive Vice...

2014-06-20 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 The American Association for Homecare today applauded Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and John Larson (D-Conn.) for introducing H.R. 4920, the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014, a new bill that will make Medicare bids binding. "The American Association for Homecare is proud to work with Congressmen Tiberi and Larson as they build support for the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014," said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare CEO....

2014-06-19 23:19:51

Collaborative funding will amplify the impact of foundation resources granted to research and design an enrollment system for Montgomery Cares, the health safety-net program that serves Montgomery County residents who are not eligible for state or federal health coverage. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 In an exceptional display of pro-active funding, a cohort of foundations that fund in Montgomery County has joined forces to support the design and implementation of an...


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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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