Latest United States Department of Health and Human Services Stories

2013-09-09 23:25:18

Led by some of the nation’s most knowledgeable experts on Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible programs, Atlantic Information Services’s Oct. 8 virtual conference will provide intensive training on the most serious challenges facing the implementation of dual-eligible programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the industry-leading health business publisher of Medicare Advantage News, Health Plan Week and the annual Managed Medicare and...

2013-09-05 23:18:26

Renowned health policy experts and scholars offer advice to public administrators for implementing Affordable Care Act in special issue of Public Administration Review. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As states prepare for the first major enrollment of individuals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Administration Review, the premier journal of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), has released a special issue focused on health care. Frank Thompson of Rutgers...

Exercise Equally Effective In Shorter, Intense Workouts
2013-09-02 11:32:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that spending just a few minutes a day on a higher-intensity of physical activity can have positive effects on weight loss. The scientists wrote in the American Journal of Health Promotion that they found the intensity of the activity matters more than the duration. "This new understanding is important because fewer than 5 percent of American adults today achieve the...

2013-08-08 23:04:00

Dedicated health professionals help people with limited funds to access medical care—a necessity when seeking Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, Allsup reports. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 More than 21 million Americans received high-quality care from approximately 1,200 health centers in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA). Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, veterans...

2013-08-05 23:04:31

New Final Rule on Navigators and non-Navigator assistance programs for the health insurance marketplaces. The new rule clarifies roles and training. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the online alternative to group health insurance, published new information on navigator final rule. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final rule on health insurance marketplace Navigators and non-Navigator...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.