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2014-04-30 23:23:18

New Rule by Obama Administration reinforces the need for families to implement a Special Needs Plan Says Ryan Platt, a Chartered Special Needs Consultant and founder of A Special Needs Plan. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 This new rule is designed to improve pay and working conditions for more than 2 million home care workers; however, many states are concerned that it may result in higher Medicaid costs. Starting on January 1 home care workers will now be eligible to receive...

2014-04-30 12:31:32

LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Korman, executive vice president of market strategy and customer solutions for Health Integrated, a recognized innovator in care management strategies for vulnerable, fragile and at-risk individuals, will present at the Annual Gorman Health Group Forum on May 2. Korman will speak about managing medical loss ratios and improving outcomes through a technology-enabled clinical service delivery model that is integrated across the medical,...

2014-04-29 23:18:05

On May 1st tutorial video aimed at helping families with special needs understand and apply for the important government benefits Supplemental Security Income/Medicaid and Social, Washington, D.C. based-special needs planning company will launch online Security Disability Insurance/Medicare. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 On May 1st , M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC – a special needs planning company located in Washington, D.C. – will release an informative online...

2014-04-29 12:34:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly all Kaiser Permanente medical centers (pdf) included in The Leapfrog Group's biannual Hospital Safety Score report received an "A" grade, demonstrating once again that keeping patients safe is among the organization's top priorities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Of the 37 Kaiser Permanente medical centers included in this week's report, 35 received "A" grades for patient safety, and the other two received "B"...

2014-04-28 23:10:53

Medicare Payments for Ambulance Rides to Dialysis Treatment Identified as Area of Substantial Health Care Fraud. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The fraudulent billing of Medicare by ambulance companies is an area prime for whistleblowers with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimating that ambulance providers were overpaid more than $300 million last year.* Employees who identify that their company is charging Medicare illegally may earn a substantial reward if...

2014-04-27 23:01:45

Med-Certification.com, a company deeply involved in health care training and certification for over 30 years, notes further disturbing events in the provision of and payment for health care. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Congress passed a bill during April, 2014 to give providers another year to comply to the Meaningful Use under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records - EHR- Incentive Programs. Med-Certification.com, a medical billing and coding school online,...

2014-04-24 23:05:57

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) today announced that, following rigorous review, Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS) has once again achieved the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" standard for its Stingray™ service including: Medicare Bad Debt, Disproportionate Share, Transfer DRG, and Shadow Billing. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) today announced that, following rigorous review, Healthcare...

2014-04-23 16:29:15

PORTLAND, Ore., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HFS Consultants (HFS), a healthcare consulting firm, announces the results of its 2013 Wage Index Improvement Strategy Services (WIISS) for Oregon hospitals in the Portland, Salem, and Corvallis Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA). HFS's findings resulted in an $18.0 million benefit for hospitals in these areas, exceeding the estimated benefit by $13.0 million. HFS generated a $15.6 million benefit for Portland, Eugene, and Medford...

2014-04-23 08:29:22

Senior Care Center is the First PACE Provider in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award® nominated actress and Hollywood icon Sharon Stone and Kish Rajan, director of business and economic development for Governor Jerry Brown, joined InnovAge today to celebrate the opening of its first Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) center in California. Former state Senator Bill Emerson, who is currently the...

2014-04-21 23:08:57

For months, The Center for Health Affairs and its contracted wage index experts from the Reimbursement Alliance Group have been working with the region’s hospitals on a project to maximize wage index; preliminary results suggest these efforts have truly paid off. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Reimbursement Forum members were presented with the preliminary fiscal year (FY) 2015 wage index results at their March 20 meeting where they learned that Northeast Ohio hospitals can...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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