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2014-08-18 16:28:11

Democratic, Republican and Independent Voters Alike Express Stronger Support for Lawmakers Who Vote in Favor of Legislation to Replace Medicare Cuts with Payment Reforms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national survey finds registered voters overwhelming support Congressional action to stop cuts to the Medicare home health benefit, which are estimated to directly affect more than one million seniors and nearly half a million home health professionals. The poll also...

2014-08-14 23:07:35

A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website making it easy to obtain free quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. The site, http://www.radioltc.com, allows consumers to get their quotes without having numerous insurance agents calling them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website which will offer an easy way to obtain quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. http://www.radioltc.com allows consumers...

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...

2014-08-11 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...

2014-08-06 16:30:18

Three year demonstration project for Medicare Part B recipients will study the impact of paying for intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) home infusions TOWSON, Md., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) is pleased to announce that the enrollment for the Medicare IVIG Demonstration Project will begin on August 08, 2014. The enrollment period will end on September 12, 2014, so patients should act quickly to sign up. If approved, a beneficiary receiving an...

2014-08-05 11:57:59

Physicians for a National Health Program Nationwide study finds for-profit agencies are far costlier for Medicare than nonprofit agencies, yet their quality of care is worse For-profit home health agencies are far costlier for Medicare than nonprofit agencies, according to a nationwide study published today [Monday, Aug. 4] in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs. Overall cost per patient was $1,215 higher at for-profits, with operating costs accounting for $752 of the...

2014-08-01 23:02:03

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) lauds Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their latest actions to introduce H.R. 5380, the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, which improves telemedicine coverage in Medicare. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) lauds Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their latest actions to introduce H.R. 5380, the Medicare...

2014-07-31 20:23:09

2015 Part D Premiums Show Competition, Home Delivery, Choice Deliver Satisfaction and Savings WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to data released today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the 2015 average monthly Medicare Part D premium is expected to remain stable at $32, a figure far lower than was originally projected, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said. "The popular Part D program continues to be a bright spot...

2014-07-31 12:28:58

As Support for H.R. 4577 Grows, Voters Reject Anti-Patient Scare Tactics ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As members of Congress prepare to see voters during a month-long recess and more lawmakers sign on to cosponsor a bipartisan patient choice proposal, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced that a nationwide survey found overwhelming support for expanding Medicare seniors' access to discounted or "preferred" copays in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.