Extend Health announced that Richard Wheeler, former managing partner of Prescription Benefits, Inc., and Cathy Donahoe, former Director of Human Resources at Omniture, Inc., are joining Extend Health’s executive management team. Mr. Wheeler joins Extend Health as Senior Vice President for Public Sector Accounts. Ms. Donahoe joins as Vice President of Human Resources. Commenting on [...]
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued late on May 29, 2009 proposed regulatory changes regarding Medicare reimbursement for long-term acute care (“LTAC”) hospitals. First, CMS issued an interim final rule in which CMS is revising the relative payment weights that would apply to all discharges occurring between [...]
NetSol Technologies, Inc. “NetSol” a U.S. corporation providing global business services and enterprise application solutions to private and public sector organizations worldwide, today announced the launch of its new corporate Web site at www.Netscape.com.
With an emphasis on direct, functional design, the new Web site contains a comprehensive overview of NetSol’s solutions-based products and services. The [...]
A recent survey of New Jersey auto repair shops conducted by USA/DIRECT Inc., an independent research firm, showed there are significant differences in repair quality, speed of repairs, and customer experience when it comes to how well auto insurance companies provide claim services to policyholders.
In a blind survey, Palisades Safety and Insurance Management Corporation (”Palisades”) [...]
Another risk of a faltering economy may be an increase in the number of drivers who travel American highways and byways without adequate auto insurance. Falling housing prices, rising unemployment and turmoil in the financial markets have hit consumers hard, and some may be cutting costs on protection on the road. As a result of [...]
AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to Provide Services to HUSKY Participants
AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center have announced an agreement that will provide participants in Connecticut’s HUSKY health insurance programs with access to the hospital’s inpatient and outpatient facilities and its affiliated physicians.
Effective Jan. 30, 2009, AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare members will be able to receive services at all Connecticut Children’s locations throughout the [...]
Brent McKenzie, based in Atlanta, GA, has joined ARMSRx Pharmacy Benefit Consulting, the nation’s fastest growing pharmacy benefit firm, as Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Benefit Consulting. Mr. McKenzie offers his clients over 25 years of industry expertise in the employee Benefits and Pharmacy Benefit Management arena. Brent has worked with numerous market segments that [...]
International Insurance MGA and Online Medical Services Company Partner to Provide Better Self Care to International Travelers
International Medical Group®, Inc. (IMG®), a worldwide leader in designing, distributing and administering global health care benefits, announces its new partnership with the web-based physician/patient communication company, eDocAmerica. The collaboration compliments IMG’s core principles of providing a full-service approach to offering international medical insurance products backed by superior customer service, and eDocAmerica’s mission to improve [...]
Employers who sponsor retirement plans face rigorous new reporting requirements at the end of this calendar year. To comply, they need to start collecting and saving extensive additional data now.
The Principal Financial Group® has unveiled new tools to help ease the additional administrative burden on plan sponsors that comes with new Form 5500 and retirement [...]
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company is urging customers to take steps now to prevent potential damage from extreme winter weather conditions. With several weeks of winter weather ahead for many parts of the country, there is still ample opportunity for property owners to take preventative action that could save money and avoid frustration.
“As the freezing and [...]