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2014-07-10 23:09:16

With preliminary results from duals programs now available, this upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will provide an overview of how they’re working and solutions to remaining problems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Dual-Eligibles Programs: Initial Results, Successes and Remaining Challenges.” During this Sept. 17 program, 11 of the nation’s top...

2014-07-10 16:25:07

New Infographic from Decision Resources Group Provides Visual Summary of Drastic Changes in Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Exchange Lives, as well as Uninsured BURLINGTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group expects American lives to continue their vast migration to coverage, as post-ACA implementation coincides with a recovering economy and Baby Boomer retirement. From January 2013 to January 2014, more than 8 million people moved out of the Uninsured category....

2014-07-09 23:14:44

Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Pulse8 is the only healthcare analytics and technology company delivering an unprecedented view into risk adjustment. As a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual RISE Association California Summit in San Diego, Pulse8 brings big data, advanced analytics and risk adjustment expertise to this conference through the following educational and...

2014-07-09 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General report released today on Questionable Billing for Medicare Part B Clinical Laboratory Services, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) reiterated its commitment to appropriate utilization of laboratory services, which includes preventing fraudulent or abusive billing practices, but cautioned the report's methodology does not present a...

2014-07-08 23:11:47

FluidEdge Consulting analyzes the top Medicare payment codes so ACO physicians can see the cost impact of admitting to different nearby competing facilities. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 FluidEdge Consulting announces a new tool to help Medicare and Commercial ACOs understand and implement a Site of Service savings program. Whether it's a Health System based ACO trying to address the impact of leakage, or a Physician-Led ACO trying to lower Inpatient Hospital expenditures, this...

2014-07-07 23:04:43

WEDI collaborates with CMS to develop a three-part summer webinar to address how to get the most out of Meaningful Use. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced today its summer webinar series with the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) titled “Getting the Most Out of Meaningful Use.” The...

2014-07-07 12:29:18

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) today announced that Mark Hamelburg, Member of the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, D.C., office has accepted the position of Senior Vice President of Federal Programs for America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). He will begin working with AHIP in August. AHIP is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. Its members provide health...

2014-07-03 16:23:16

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) expressed concern that a combination of flat payments and increased regulatory pressures proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may negatively impact stability and affect quality of care in Medicare's end-stage renal disease (ESRD) program. KCP is a coalition of patient advocates, clinicians, care professionals, dialysis providers, researchers, and manufacturers working together...

2014-07-03 12:25:09

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) yesterday offered an important reminder of the need to expand Medicaid in all 50 states. In quantifying benefits of Medicaid expansion, the CEA provides compelling evidence that broadening Medicaid eligibility reflects broadly-held values, improves individual and public health, increases access to needed medical services, delivers a substantial economic boost to states and reduces uncompensated...

2014-07-02 16:22:51

New Executive Briefing from Decision Resources Group Provides Forward-Looking Analysis on Medicaid Landscape, Including Profiles of Waiver States BURLINGTON, Mass., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group expects most states to move toward Medicaid expansion in the next few years. Two key factors continue to drive the domino effect: the financial element, with pressure from hospital systems in non-expansion states that continue to lose millions of dollars on uncompensated...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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