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2014-10-07 08:30:08

Survey shows 85% of baby boomers enrolled in Medicare are optimistic about the future BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than six in ten (61%) baby boomers* living in the greater New York City area say the best times are ahead of them, not in the past - and they are taking care of their health so they can enjoy the future, according to a recent survey sponsored by Affinity Health Plan. In addition, many of those surveyed report they are making smarter choices now about...

2014-10-06 23:06:07

Medicare Advocates are Equipped to Navigate Clients Through the Process of Selecting a Medicare Plan that Recognizes Their Unique Needs. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The 2015 Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) begins on October 15th, and Aevo Insurance Services, LLC, a division of The Advocator Group, LLC, is prepared to guide Medicare beneficiaries through the process of selecting Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans that meet both their healthcare and financial...

2014-10-06 23:00:49

Announced Partnership with NJ’s premier physicians and healthcare facilities to Offer 360 degrees of Coordinated Care. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 CarePoint Medicare Advantage Plan announced its expansion into 6 counties in northern New Jersey – Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Somerset and Union. Northern New Jersey’s only zero premium PPO open-access Medicare Advantage plan has partnered with New Jersey’s premier physicians and healthcare facilities to offer...

2014-10-06 16:26:37

Only software provider approved by Medicare to offer standard-setting health care survey nationwide DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software, announced today that it has been approved as a vendor for Consumer Assessment of Health Providers Service (CAHPS), in both the home health and hospice markets, by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150466 CAHPS...

2014-10-03 08:24:42

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, began using a new name - MHS Health Wisconsin - Oct. 1, 2014. On the same day, it also began using a new logo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/150036 "Our goal through the rebranding process is to improve MHS' name recognition in the managed healthcare marketplace and better reflect our company's vision and purpose," said Sherry Husa, MHS president and CEO. MHS...

2014-10-03 08:23:14

KENNEBUNK, Maine, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com, recently released an analysis brief that discusses the 2015 Medicare Advantage market. The report presents the latest Medicare market penetration statistics and offers 2015 product insights from the Medicare landscape reports. In addition, an overview of companies that will be competing for business during the upcoming AEP is included. The overview also provides important information...

2014-10-01 16:27:37

Enrollees will have access to the Memorial Hermann's clinically-integrated network HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health Plan and Memorial Hermann Health Insurance Company announced today that they have contracted with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer Memorial Hermann Advantage plans to Medicare beneficiaries throughout Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties. Medicare beneficiaries can begin enrolling in the Medicare...

2014-10-01 16:26:49

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 1 , 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning October 15 of this year, Medicare-eligible, Pima County residents will have the option to enroll with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage (BCBSAZ Advantage). The expansion of BCBSAZ Advantage into Pima County gives residents the chance to explore more choice and value in their Medicare options. Currently, more than 20,000 Maricopa County members enjoy the benefits of BCBSAZ Advantage, including enhanced healthcare...

2014-10-01 16:26:39

Partnership Yields Improved Member Experience and an 8% Point Reduction in Medical Expense Ratio TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Integrated, Inc., a recognized innovator in data-enabled care management services, has helped drive an 8% point reduction in Medical Expense Ratio (MER) for Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) while improving member experience through their total care management solution. Health Integrated's scalable solution, which uniquely leverages...

2014-10-01 16:24:03

--Fourfold differences in prices are common-- SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Health Alliance (the Alliance) announced today the publication of a new report that details tremendous variation in billing prices for common procedures among hospitals in Washington. The analysis, Hospital sticker shock: A report on hospital price variation in Washington state, finds that price variations from 200% to 400% and more are common, putting some consumers at...


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