Navigation Links
Governor Rendell Offers Coverage to 29,000 on AdultBasic Waiting List; Unveils New Policy to Improve Quality of Care for the Low-Income and Pennsylvanians With Disabilities
Date:1/22/2008

ut it's not nearly enough."

AdultBasic offers necessary benefits -- including preventative care, physician services, diagnosis and treatment of illness or injury, in-patient hospitalization, out-patient hospital services, emergency accident care and medical care -- to uninsured Pennsylvanians between the ages of 19 and 64. For eligibility and enrollment information, call 1-800-GO-BASIC or visit the Pennsylvania Insurance Department's Web site, http://www.ins.state.pa.us.

AdultBasic is funded by proceeds from the commonwealth's share of the national tobacco settlement and is augmented through General Fund allocations and through the Community Health Reinvestment Agreement negotiated by the state with Pennsylvania's four Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.

The second announcement the Governor made today focused on making quality health care accessible to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens.

"Too often we learn that during an extended hospital stay, patients have received care that poses serious and sometimes fatal health risks," the Governor said. "According to the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, these unnecessary errors are costing Pennsylvania businesses, consumers and taxpayers over $960 million annually. Through this initiative, we are taking steps to ensure that payment for services through the Medical Assistance program is made to hospitals based on their efforts to provide quality care to our consumers."

Based on National Quality Forum standards, the Department of Public Welfare, in collaboration with the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania developed the new policy to help in identifying preventable, serious adverse events and provide a starting point for health care facilities to establish measures and actions to be taken to actively improve the safety of patient care.

Under the newly established guidelines, preventabl
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. Governor Rendell Lauds Rebirth of Drug Manufacturing Plant in Danville Area
2. Governor Rendell Directs Insurance Commissioner to Delay Mcare Abatement Collection
3. got breakfast?(TM) Foundation Issues Statement on Recently Released Florida State Plan of Action from the Governors Council on Physical Fitness
4. Presidential Candidate and Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee to Be Keynote Speaker for Hope International Universitys Celebrate Hope Dinner at Disneyland(R) Hotel
5. Governor Rendell Says Funds Are Within Reach to Cover the Uninsured, Continue Mcare Abatement Program
6. AARP Urges Governor to Use Budget to Improve New Yorkers Quality of Life
7. PA Governor Rendell Signs HB 191, HB 33 Into Law
8. Lieutenant Governor Catherine Baker Knoll Accepts Women in Government Presidential Leadership Award
9. Governor Granholm, Attorney General Cox, & Michigan Chamber Kick Off 4th Annual Support MI Troops Fundraising Drive Proceeds to Benefit the Bob Woodruff Family Fund
10. Governor Strickland Declares November Tay-Sachs Awareness Month
11. Governors Health Plan Hides the True Cost of a Mandatory Purchase Requirement, Testimony Shows
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products and ... Today, the company announces big discounts on its ... colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s leader in bamboo ... valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , The bamboo mats ... a natural thread. All the bamboo strips for the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to ... accessories. Now, all of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big ... lifts the wedding veil can turn out to be a most ... wedding veil can always bring surprise to a wedding. On the ... to choose veils for a big day . , Going ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... THURSDAY, Dec. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common ... you eat in moderation, an expert says. "Don,t arrive ... up calories if you know you,ll be attending a party, ... Jill Ashbey-Pejoves, lead dietitian at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount ... better to eat healthy during the day and even to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... tries its best to translate the experience of dress ... introduced its new collection of 2015 prom dresses, and ... prom outfits are guaranteed to contain the perfect designs ... designed for 2015. Anyone who wants to buy ... before Jan. 26, 2015, the deadline of the promotion. ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film ... fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for ... 5k business tool, users can now display their stats ... Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k gives users a multiple ... professionalism to a presentation” , Pixel Film Studios takes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2
... UpSpring Baby (TM) today announced that its ... now available for purchase over-the-counter at over 6,000 Walgreens ... largest drugstore chain and the first brick and mortar ... is also available for purchase through other leading national ...
... available in Spanish . , This ... by a team of surgeons at the University Hospital ... in this technique. , The results obtained in ... of greatest international impact, Annals of Surgery . ...
... available in French . , , Montreal, February ... can provide mental, physical and emotional balance may reduce ... in the January edition of Psychosomatic Medicine reports ... out of a meditative state compared to non-meditators. , Joshua ...
... raving about the VASER Lipo System for body contouring. ... physicians, 95% of respondents would recommend the VASER Lipo ... System allows physicians to perform a wide ... significant fat removal."Hundreds of thousands of people are choosing ...
... for women on bed rest due to high-risk pregnanciesBALTIMORE, Feb. ... are put on bed rest each year due to pregnancy ... out of every 4 pregnant women. Yet, no one expects ... that the days on bed rest are long, lonely, frustrating, ...
... hidden-camera footage from Tucson, AZ, implicates a third Planned ... the video, UCLA student Lila Rose and ... clinic where Rose tells the nurse that Stollar, posing ... The nurse disregards the age difference and even cautions ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Milkscreen Home Test for Alcohol in Breast Milk Begins Nationwide Sales at Walgreens 2Health News:Surgical technique in Spain enables extirpation of benign tumors of the pancreas 2Health News:Study finds Zen meditation alleviates pain 2Health News:THE RESULTS ARE IN! VASER(R) Lipo Receives 95% Approval Rating by Physician Users 2Health News:New Website Offers Support to the 1 in 4 Pregnant Women Placed on Bed Rest Each Year 2Health News:New Undercover Video Shows Tucson Planned Parenthood Hiding Rape of 15-Year-Old Girl 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB:CTSOD), a critical ... purification technology to help fight deadly inflammation in ... worldwide, today announced the appointment of Dr. ... its Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, effective ... Di Russo is an accomplished pediatric cardiothoracic ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Apnea Sciences ( www.apneasciences.com ) announced ... Aliso Viejo , California.  Jimmy Fallon ... growth and worldwide expansion, a new facility with expanded ... anti snore cure have exceeded our expectations and thus ... now in 23 countries and will be increasing to ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014   TRU-D SmartUVC ... no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that the General ... contract through November 2019.   This newly ... engage all levels of government purchasers, including Department of ... well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions for the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 2CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 4CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 5TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2
... WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 20, 2010 MinuteClinic, the pioneer and ... has entered into an agreement with the National Patient Safety ... implement the Ask Me 3 health literacy program. ... approximately 500 medical clinics located inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in ...
... BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Dec. 20, 2010 HeartSine ... at the 14th annual Aisling Awards ceremony, November 25th, ... company who has made significant contributions to Belfast and ... by the Belfast Media Group in 1997 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MinuteClinic Becomes First Retail Clinic Provider to Launch Partnership with National Patient Safety Foundation for Ask Me 3™ Program 2MinuteClinic Becomes First Retail Clinic Provider to Launch Partnership with National Patient Safety Foundation for Ask Me 3™ Program 3HeartSine Technologies Wins 2010 Aisling Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business 2
Inquire...
... Hybridization Oven / Shaker : Temperature ... platform for the hybridization and incubation of ... be used for gel processing and staining. ... volumes to be used providing enhanced sensitivity ...
... (slot format) microfiltration units provide a reproducible ... in solution onto nitrocellulose or Zeta-Probe membrane. ... using interchangeable templates to form the 96-well ... SF apparatus. Each is available as a ...
... Small size is ideal for staining westerns ... used for multipurposes. Pour spouts in each ... or label may be used for identification. ... rockers or shakers for staining several gels ...
Medicine Products: