Intersect Healthcare Issues Public comment on proposed rule from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

WASHINGTON, October 19 – Intersection Santé Inc., Towson, Maryland, posted a public comment on the Medicare and Medicaid Service Centers proposal for a rule entitled “Health insurance program: health insurance coverage of innovative technologies and definition of what is reasonable and necessary”. The comment was posted on October 15, 2021: …

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Commonwealth Care Alliance® Begins Nationwide Expansion with Acquisitions in California and Michigan and Entry in Rhode Island | Business

BOSTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 18, 2021– The Boston-based Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA) will introduce one of the country’s most innovative models of care to hundreds of thousands of eligible people in the Midwest and Western United States, through several transactions, the acquisition of California’s Vitality Health Plan and …

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Ely Veterans Clinic renovation completed

Keith vandervort ELY – The Veterans Clinic (VA) just completed a renovation that added 2,400 square feet of renovated space and 5,040 square feet of new space. A groundbreaking ceremony and grand opening celebration took place last Friday.The completed project enables the outpatient clinic to provide additional health services including …

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Walgreens Boots Alliance invests majority in CareCentrix

Will create an integrated platform of post-acute payer and provider services to accelerate value-based care HARTFORD, Connecticut, October 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, CareCentrix, Inc. – the leading independent, home-centric platform that coordinates home care for health plans, patients and providers – announced that the Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: …

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Cognitive Medical Systems and Thornhill Medical Receive Army Award for Helping Accelerate Interoperability and Remote Control of Medical Devices

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 9:33 a.m. EDT|Update: 2 hours ago SAN DIEGO, California, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cognitive Medical Systems and Thornhill Medical today announced that the two healthcare innovation companies have been selected by the US Army Medical Research and Development Command to receive $ …

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GovX Launches New Marketplace for Shopify Merchants to Reach Military, First Responder, and Medical Services Communities

“With the launch of GovX Marketplace, we are offering brands an exciting new way to reach mission-driven audiences.” – Alan Cole, CEO of GovX SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) 12 October 2021 GovX Inc today announced the launch of GovX Marketplace, a one-of-a-kind direct-to-consumer sales channel available now to Shopify merchants. With …

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The effect of Lake Wobegon in Medicare Advantage

Data: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Graphic: Axios Visuals Nine in 10 Medicare Advantage members are enrolled in plans that have achieved the government’s highest quality marks for 2022, according to new federal data. Between the lines: Health insurers were quick to tout the quality scores in press releases. …

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Weak links in the supply chain

(CBS NEWS) “We’re going to need a crate of lemons; hope they have lemons tomorrow. Life doesn’t give lemons to Tony Pertesis, who owns and runs the Southport Diner in Connecticut. And not just lemons: “You order Heinz, it’s not here. I order Gatorade; it took weeks to get Gatorade. …

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4 Medicare Secrets That Could Ruin Your Retirement

Many seniors rely on Medicare to provide comprehensive health coverage during retirement. But the program has its fair share of rules, and not knowing them all could derail your finances once your career is over. Here are some lesser known facts about Medicare you need to know. 1. Registration is …

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Anthem Inc. Announces Changes to its Leadership Team | Business

INDIANAPOLIS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 5, 2021– Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) today announced organizational changes within the leadership team, reflecting the company’s continued positioning for future growth and preparing to meet the changing needs of the industry. , its consumers and the communities they serve. “The breadth and depth …

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Ohio’s military and federal spending generates $ 40 billion in economic impact and accounts for $ 69 billion in total economic activity

Columbus, Ohio, October 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development company, today announced the results of the first comprehensive analysis of the economic impact of Ohio military and federal installations. (PRNewsfoto / JobsOhio) The analysis shows the generalized and significant impact of Ohio military and …

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How to prepare for supply chain disruptions

I don’t mean to be alarmist, but it looks like we are heading for some tough times ahead, and it’s time for producers to prepare accordingly. Labor shortages. Rolling black-outs. The ports are full of ships unable to dock and unload. Fuel prices on the rise. Food prices are skyrocketing. …

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Donald Trump took this COVID-19 vaccine

Since the vaccines were released, their effectiveness and safety have been constantly debated on social media and beyond. While former President Donald Trump may have been rather bland about his approach to masks and social distancing, he maintained the importance of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, even after leaving the Oval …

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Celltrion Healthcare Presents Positive Data on Replacement and Monotherapy with Remsima® SC in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease During Virtual UEG Week 2021

INCHEON, South Korea – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Celltrion Healthcare today announced two datasets regarding the use of the subcutaneous formulation of infliximab, Remsima® SC (CT-P13 SC), in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a poster presentation at the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEG) 2021, held virtually from October 3-5. The first …

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Which States Offer the Best Medicaid Benefits?

Medicaid provides health coverage for approximately 82 million people across the United States and was extended to most states by President Biden. The huge insurance program is jointly funded by state and federal governments, and was introduced to provide coverage for those who could not otherwise afford health insurance. All …

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Military Mental Health Record Reviews

I am currently stationed at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI) and spend part of the day reviewing applications from aspiring aircrews, air traffic controllers, Navy flight officers, and aviators from the Navy and the Marine Corps. As part of this exam, applicants are asked about their medical history, to …

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Does Medicare Cover Covid-19 Tests?

When the pandemic began, many Medicare members feared the costs associated with the virus would not be covered by their plans. However, the federal government acted quickly to ensure that recipients would be able to access care without paying extra money out of pocket. The Kaiser Family Foundation reported that, …

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New law aims to boost primary care in first state

Governor John Carney signs a primary care bill in Delaware. The legislation implements a series of health care reforms to help strengthen primary care and improve its value. It limits certain increases in hospital, ambulatory and other medical services to certain percentages. It requires an insurance company to spend a …

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UnityPoint Health and Henry Ford Health System Extend SNF and Hospital Home Care Services with New Partnerships

Two healthcare systems this week announced new partnerships with technology providers aimed at increasing their ability to extend skilled, high-acuity care to patients’ homes. The first, announced Wednesday, is a collaboration between UnityPoint at Home, a Des Moines subsidiary, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, and WellSky, a healthcare and community care coordination …

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Celiac disease | American Academy of Pediatrics

Education gaps Celiac disease patients are quite common, but most go undiagnosed, in part because practitioners ignore the sheer diversity of associated symptoms and fail to include celiac disease in the differential diagnosis. For patients with established celiac disease, pediatricians should have some knowledge of the gluten-free diet and recommendations …

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Health Hero: Jennifer Carr | WBOY.com

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – This week’s health hero is Jennifer Carr, Employee Health Coordinator for My Health Systems. Carr has been working with Mon Health for about a year. Its main role is to coordinate vaccinations against covid for those who want it. She works with vaccines from start to finish, …

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Safe Harbor Insurance Inc DBA Bobby Brock Insurance and Medicare Gurus Partner with Shared Health, a BCBS of TN Company

Medicare Gurus at Bobby Brock Insurance Health Insurance Supplements Comparison Table Double plan expansion for special needs fuels partnership between Safe Harbor Insurance Inc and Bobby Brock Insurance John Cole, president of Shared Health, said “he’s thrilled with the partnership between Bobby Brock Insurance’s Medicare Gurus and TN’s BCBS subsidiary.” …

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