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2014-10-01 08:33:11

HAMDEN, Conn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At one point or another, every home care and hospice organization will benefit from a review of its revenue cycle to identify and address any common concerns that may threaten financial performance and viability. According to Ron Barrera, Director, Simione Healthcare Consultants, opportunities exist at each stage of the revenue cycle to generate faster, more accurate payments for the services provided....

2014-09-24 12:29:42

- WV home health representatives commend Congressman David McKinley for supporting legislation to repeal harmful Medicare cuts and protect vulnerable seniors - PARKERSBURG, W.Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of the West Virginia home health community - including Parkersburg area clinicians, family members and advocates as well as national leaders - today took part in a Save Home Health rally to commend special guest Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) and...

2014-09-19 16:24:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial and quality results released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier this week showed that Brown & Toland Physicians' again helped generate significant savings for the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program in 2013 and helped improve the care of the patients in the program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119574 "We are of course delighted that we continued to help improve the...

2014-09-19 12:25:34

Legislation to repeal unprecedented 14 percent cuts to Medicare home health recognized as responsive to the needs of American women who are at greatest risk as a result of home health cuts WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of skilled home healthcare providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home health for our nation's senior - today declared that increased support...

2014-09-17 23:12:47

The company that is considered to be the fastest growing organization in healthcare marketing within the United States announced today that they are rebranding from the name Health.Verticalize, to the more consumer friendly name, Health Network. Moving forward the company will use the url HealthNetwork.com as their corporate website. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Health.Verticalize, a healthcare marketing company which helped more than 15 million people explore their health insurance options...

2014-09-17 00:21:02

Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs and Pioneer ACO Model show continued quality of care improvements and additional Medicare savings GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced that ApolloMed ACO generated $10.98 million in savings of which $5.38 million in cash will be distributed to ApolloMed ACO. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

2014-09-15 23:08:46

AudioEducator is conducting a live audio conference on the complexities of coding and billing of foot care. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Foot care coding and billing has always been tricky and controversial because of medical necessity requirements from Medicare and other commercial insurance carriers. Most number of insurance carriers only reimburse for the treatment of conditions of the foot, and not for the preventive care. For instance,...

2014-08-28 23:05:18

The North American payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-healthcare-payer-it-5736955120.html (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The North American payer IT report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The payer IT market in North America was valued at $7,355.48 million in 2013, and is estimated to grow to...

2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-25 08:27:05

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help veterans and their families navigate all of their health care options, the national non-profit Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) has developed the Veterans Health Coverage Guide that explains the types of insurance available and how they interact with each other. Recent changes in healthcare legislation means more health care coverage options for veterans and their families....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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