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2014-02-27 23:24:07

Although the recession negatively affected industry revenue and wages, rehabilitation clinics have largely recovered and are expected to continue to do so in the five years to 2019; moreover, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 is expanding private and government coverage of industry services, thereby bolstering demand for industry services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Clinics in...

2014-02-27 23:22:27

AvMed Adds Innovative Walking Product from Healthways and MeYou Health, Extends SilverSneakers® Fitness Program Contract Through 2016 MIAMI, Fla., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 As part of its mission to help members live healthier, AvMed has become the nation’s first Medicare Advantage plan to offer a unique, interactive walking program to its members. As part of an expanded partnership with global well-being improvement leader Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) and its...

2014-02-27 23:03:54

Two Medicare related fights are looming in Congress. One relates to the very popular Medicare Advantage plan and highly lucrative insurance product. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 A Medicare battle is looming in Congress? — There are reports that Medicare took a back seat to Obamacare for much of 2013 and now it’s about to come back with election-year ferocity according to Politico.com. Writer Brett Norman reports: “The Obama administration is expected to announce new payment rates...

2014-02-27 23:02:14

Many Accountable Care Organizations show lower than expected expenditures and an increase in savings. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released interim financial results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Advance Payment ACOs, as well as preliminary evaluation results for the Pioneer ACOs and final results from the Physician Group Practice Demonstration initiatives....

2014-02-26 23:27:52

Modern, Collaborative CCTP Solution Will Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions for High-Risk Medicare Beneficiaries in Louisiana Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Harmony Information Systems, Inc. (Harmony), the leader in integrated health and human services management, announced today that the Capital Area Agency on Aging in Louisiana has selected the Harmony for Care Transitions solution to operationalize the Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) grant to increase the number of...

2014-02-26 16:30:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: In this week's Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) Health Reform Update, conservative groups lose their second court battle seeking to block Affordable Care Act premium subsidies for consumers in federally-facilitated Marketplaces while several Republican lawmakers seek probes into how three state-based Marketplaces continue to have little or no online...

2014-02-26 08:27:29

Nearly 75 Percent of These 4 Million Uninsured People With Mental Health Conditions Reside in 11 Southern States That Opted Out of the New Program ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new groundbreaking study shows that nearly 4 million people with mental illnesses who are uninsured reside in the 25 states that have refused to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many of these individuals have severe mental health conditions...

2014-02-25 23:36:30

Aeroflow Healthcare grows with acquisition of Air-Care Home Health, Inc. expanding footprint in South Carolina while other companies reel in the wake of recent durable medical equipment (DME) changes. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Southeastern-based durable medical equipment (DME) company Aeroflow Healthcare recently acquired Air-Care Home Health, Inc. of Easley, SC. Aeroflow will now be the primary oxygen supplies and service provider for Air-Care patients, extending their...

2014-02-25 23:27:36

Project is focused on improving key maternal and child health outcomes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 As part of a recently awarded contract, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that four states—California, Louisiana, Ohio and Oklahoma—have been selected to participate in a pilot project supporting the implementation of Text4baby, the nation’s largest and only free mobile health service that makes it easy for expecting and new moms to...

2014-02-25 23:04:01

Demand for industry services will remain high, but cuts in federal funding threaten revenue. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Home Care Providers industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Prior to December 2013, the Home Care Providers industry was quickly becoming one of the fastest growing healthcare industries in the United States. Home care saves billions of dollars every year by allowing...