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NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- Pharmspective LLC has launched an elearning platform for key stakeholders impacted by the Affordable Care Act. This digital learning solution addresses the overwhelming need for comprehensive training related to the many facets of the ACA.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- RadSite, a national leader in the certification and accreditation of diagnostic imaging systems--and now an official accrediting body as designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid-- is pleased to announce the first wave of successful applicants for its Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 Accreditation Program.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters)- The race intensified on Monday between Republicans trying to discredit President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law and officials trying to repair the flawed website crucial to the success of his policy reform.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The race intensified on Monday between Republicans trying to discredit President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law and officials trying to repair the flawed website crucial to the success of his policy reform.
The findings reveal that more than half of the 60 million people enrolled in Medicaid in the United States are in managed care plans whose drug management is guided by the plans and associated pharmacy benefit managers.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio and Oregon said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
California, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, and Ohio said they would act on Obama's offer, announced on Thursday, to give a one-year extension to existing policies. Washington, Vermont and Rhode Island- all of which are running their own state-based insurance exchanges- said they would not.
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- In a Nov. 14 press conference, President Obama apologized for "fumbling the rollout" of the Affordable Care Act and said he understood that Americans were "frustrated" when they got notice of cancellation of the health plan they liked, despite his clear, oft repeated promise that they could keep it.
WASHINGTON---- Today Citizens Against Government Waste released its WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers. Obamacare Rollout- It's More Than Just Glitches Elizabeth Wright.
WOODBRIDGE, Va., Nov. 14, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Greater Prince William Community Health Center, a non-profit, 501 c3, Federally Qualified Health Center, providing integrated and coordinated health care services to uninsured and insured families in our community was recently awarded an additional $650,000 annual grant to open a second health care Center in Manassas, Virginia.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 14, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Today, Governor Tom Corbett sent a letter to President Obama calling on him to address the escalating problems related to the Affordable Care Act and to protect the healthcare needs of the citizens of Pennsylvania, as a delay in policy cancellations is not enough.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- While Florida has made strides toward reducing costs in its Medicaid program, the state could save an additional $2.1 billion by modernizing its Medicaid pharmacy program to encourage greater use of preferred pharmacies and other innovative pharmacy benefit management tools, a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis highlights.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. authorities are investigating a series of cybersecurity incidents targeting the HealthCare.gov website at the center of President Obama' s healthcare law, a U.S. homeland security official told Congress on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- About 106,000 people signed up for insurance coverage nationally under President Barack Obama's healthcare law during October, the government said on Wednesday, a tiny fraction of the millions of people that had been expected to enroll for next year.
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 13, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- Precisely one week before the October 1, 2013, opening of state and federal exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services confidently described the steps in place to enroll members of the public, offering no hint of the problems she would apologize to Congress for a month later.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.---- According to a national survey of Medicare- eligible Americans conducted this year by Humana Inc., one of the nation’ s leading health and well-being companies, 70 percent of people 65 and older say that selecting the right Medicare coverage impacts their ability to live a healthy life.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The Obama administration's troubled HealthCare.gov site has been subject to an unsuccessful cyber attack aimed at overwhelming and taking down the site, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Conn.---- The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services has awarded Aetna and Coventry Health Care, an Aetna company, an average overall star rating of 4.04 across their Medicare Advantage plans for 2014, making the combined organization the highest-rated Medicare Advantage company among large publicly traded companies.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 12, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- Healthcare providers have a tough pill to swallow. Medicare is the largest payer of healthcare services in the United States. In recent months, they have seen their Medicare reimbursements cannibalized.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- The relationships between medical practitioners, hospitals and clinics, commercial insurance carriers, and pricing companies have always been labyrinthine.