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2014-08-14 12:27:44

WebInsure State Solution will be Implemented to Provide Optimal Health Insurance Choice to Massachusetts Residents RESTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with support from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), decided to use hCentive's WebInsure State solution for their state based health insurance exchange for Fall 2014 Open Enrollment. hCentive...

2014-08-14 08:28:15

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of users of international private healthcare insurer MediCare International has reported that 95% of those surveyed were either very satisfied or satisfied with their overall service experience. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] has provided international health insurance plans to expatriates of all nationalities for 30 years and during that time, has built up a strong reputation for technical...

2014-08-13 23:10:03

Transcending Obamacare: Avik Roy’s New Patient-Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Health care in America needed fixing long before the Affordable Care Act. Costs were high, outcomes were disappointing, and millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance. While the ACA has expanded coverage, it hasn’t solved existing systemic flaws; it papers over many of them with new layers of complexity, adding...

2014-08-13 23:08:55

Two years ago, The Clare, a luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 It’s a propitious occasion as The Clare celebrates the second anniversary of ownership by Senior Care Development and management by Life Care Services. Two years ago, the luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm....

2014-08-13 12:28:35

Outcomes-Based Approaches by Payers May Support Value Messaging for Pharmaceuticals, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the outlook for the pharmaceutical market in the United States is becoming more favorable, as the size of the insured population is expanding and opportunities for specialty pharmaceutical products support premium pricing and better profitability. The implementation of the...

2014-08-12 23:08:24

The four sessions of Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos, presented by 11 of the nation’s top duals experts from the private and public sectors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market Data factbook, is...

2014-08-12 12:27:46

WILMINGTON, Delaware, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedicalBillersandCoders.com has been helping medical practices in Ohio sail through challenges posed by physician shortage and Medicaid expansion. It is being expected that Ohio will be short of 30,000 primary care providers by 2015. With a significant increase in number of people seeking routine care in the state, practices are finding it difficult to strike a balance between clinical and administrative tasks. By...

2014-08-11 12:27:12

America's home healthcare community supports collaborative effort to make millions of homebound Americans and healthcare professionals voters WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National home health leaders are reinvigorating the Bring the Vote Home initiative, a program which aims to engage the nation's 3.5 million Medicare home health beneficiaries and their caregiving teams in the electoral process by assisting patients in the voter and absentee ballot...

2014-08-11 12:27:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) finds that Medicaid enrollees visit the emergency department appropriately like most patients, but they have generally more complex health needs and less access to primary care than their privately insured counterparts (http://2c4xez132caw2w3cpr1il98fssf.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MACFacts-EDuse_2014-07.pdf). The following is a...

2014-08-08 16:23:07

Program integrity measures cited as sustainable approach to Medicare reform instead of arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today commended House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Kevin Brady (TX- 8) for drafting...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.