Latest Retiree Drug Subsidy Stories

Medicare Fighting Painkiller Abuse
2011-12-14 13:23:38

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is directing Medicare prescription drug plans to withhold payments for popular painkillers when they suspect patient abuse.

2011-06-11 00:00:29

RDS Services LLC has helped plan sponsors with ERRP since its creation in March 2010 and wants to stress the importance to plan sponsors on being prepared for this challenge and of RDS Services ability to assist. (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 On June 7th HHS released guidance on how to handle cost adjustments under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP).

2011-04-20 09:00:00

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Most large employers are now beginning to rethink their retiree health care strategy as a result of federal health care reform, according to a recent report by Aon Hewitt, the global human resource consulting and outsourcing business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/AQ37264LOGO) In late 2010, Aon Hewitt surveyed 344 companies, representing 2.2 million retirees nationwide, and found that 61...

2010-09-27 15:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2010-05-20 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the nation's healthcare system begins to understand and address the impact of the recently enacted healthcare reform legislation, employers must assess their current and future retiree prescription benefit options, according to executives from Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

2010-04-26 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology's VIPS business sector, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order to support the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

2009-05-11 15:14:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS today announced that it has been awarded a second Medicaid Integrity Program (MIP) Task Order by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.