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2014-06-17 12:30:12

Partnership provides access to ClearHealth Strategies' market leading Medicare-based pricing program. NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearHealth Strategies, the industry leader in Medicare-based pricing programs, and GlobalCare, a PPO network management and cost containment company, announced today a strategic partnership. As part of this agreement, GlobalCare customers and prospects will have access to the ClearHealth Medicare-based pricing program. The program is...

2014-06-16 20:22:16

Federal Jury: Millennium Laboratories Provided Kickbacks to Physicians in Violation of Federal Law TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal jury in Florida today found that Millennium Laboratories' provision of free point-of-care testing cups to physicians violates federal Stark and Anti-Kickback laws. The jury awarded Ameritox $14.775 million in damages. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118717 The jury rejected all counterclaims that Millennium brought...

2014-06-16 12:28:53

Awards Presented at 30th Annual Meeting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers - including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, which worked to reduce hospital-acquired infections, and one group of 28 Capital District healthcare organizations that collaborated to improve transitions of care -- have been named recipients of the 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards,...

2014-06-12 23:13:48

Medorizon Shares Tips to CPT Coding at the Right Level. The fees payable for each office visit vary depending on prescribed levels or service with each patient. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 CPT Coding is an essential part of the patient visit for any clinic or hospital based physician who see a patient for management of a medical condition. To bill Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield or commercial insurance the rendering provider must be cognizant of all elements needed to...

2014-06-12 08:29:02

Simple and Easy Medicare Supplemental Insurance Quotes Help Seniors Find the Best Insurance Carriers and Plans MIAMI, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare Supplemental Insurance Comparison, the premier online resource dedicated to providing senior citizens with a quick, easy, and always safe tool to help them decide which supplemental insurance provider is right for them, is pleased to announce that a record number of people have visited the site in the past few months....

2014-06-11 23:07:41

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Seeks to Increase Client Knowledge of Men’s Health Concerns and Disability Statistics Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 THE ADVOCATOR GROUP, LLC—The Advocator Group, LLC is proud to support Men’s Health Month in June. Men represent approximately 42% of The Advocator Group’s client base, many of whom contend with disabling conditions related to men’s health issues. The Advocator Group is committed to providing education and...

2014-06-11 23:04:32

Miles & Peters attorneys and staff add to Husch Blackwell’s Denver and Phoenix presence. DENVER and PHOENIX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Effective June 30, 2014, six attorneys and several staff members from Miles & Peters, P.C., will join Husch Blackwell LLP. Founded in 1980, Denver-based Miles & Peters focuses on health law matters and is especially well known for its work with post-acute providers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups. With the addition of...

2014-06-10 12:29:26

WILMINGTON, Delaware, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedicalBillersandCoders.com has been catering to the increasing demands of billing professionals in Ohio for transition concerns about Bundled Payments. MBC has been helping healthcare practices understand the intricacies of this new payment model that is all set to replace the traditional pay-for-service. As part of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement initiative, four bundled payment models have been proposed by...

2014-06-10 08:31:29

New Research Finds Patient Shift from Physicians' Community Cancer Clinics to Hospitals Increases Cost of Cancer Care WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkeley Research Group (BRG) released a new study sponsored by the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) on the cost of cancer treatment. The study found that two independent trends, acting in combination, are currently resulting in increased Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) chemotherapy payments. These results reinforce similar...

2014-06-10 08:30:38

Northwest Nursing Center Shows Census Growth, Improved Patient Mix, Demonstrating Initial Success of AdCare's Strategic Plan to Improve Facility-Level Operations ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA) a leading long-term care provider, today reported that as part of the Company's strategic plan to improve facility level operations, the Northwest Nursing Center facility in Oklahoma City has achieved significant...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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