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Latest Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman Stories

2006-12-22 15:01:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers of the HealthChoices Behavioral Health program in 23 counties will soon receive benefits from a new managed care provider, Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare Estelle B. Richman announced today. Starting Jan. 1, HealthChoices will be administered in those counties by Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO), which is owned by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The award to CCBHO was made following a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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