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Lilly Broadens Income Eligibility for Patient Assistance Programs

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the midst of the down economy, many Americans have seen their financial situations change - for the worse - forcing them to make difficult sacrifices to afford medications or detrimental decisions to stop taking medicines. On Aug....

Together Rx Access(R) Program Expands Eligibility Criteria, Responds to Challenging Economic Times

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Together Rx Access(R), a prescription savings program sponsored by many of the nation's leading pharmaceutical companies, announced today that it has expanded the Program's eligibility income levels to help even more uninsured individuals and families save...

BPO Management Services Pursues Eligibility for OTC BB

Company Secures Market Maker to File for Quotation on the OTC BB ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BPO Management Services, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HAXS) announced today that it has secured a market maker who is filing the necessary paperwork with FINRA to seek the initiati...

Healthcare Providers Now Able to Perform Real-Time Patient Eligibility Verification

New SunTrust eClaim Revenue Gateway Alleviates Insurance Claim Processing and Payment Challenges for Healthcare Providers ATLANTA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI ) today announced a new healthcare receivables solution for medical and dental practices of...

Introducing Findley Davies' New Suite of Dependent Eligibility Audit Services: TbV4

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Auditing health plans to determine if covered dependents meet eligibility requirements is not a new idea. Many employers have undertaken an eligibility audit to verify the dependents they are carrying indeed qualify for health coverage. While results have ...

Charterhouse Group Partners with MTS Health Investors and Highlander Partners to Acquire Chamberlin Edmonds & Associates, Inc., a Leading Provider of Eligibility Services to Hospitals

NEW YORK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Charterhouse Group, Inc. ("Charterhouse") a New York-based private equity firm that has backed entrepreneurs and supported growing middle-market companies since 1973, announced today that it has partnered with Highlander Partners ("Highlander") and MTS Health I...

McGraw Wentworth Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey Results Show Eligibility Management is Leading Cost Saving Strategy for Michigan Employers

TrendBenders(TM) --- the top-performing organizations --- are using employee cost sharing, eligibility audits, spousal and smoker surcharges to hold the line on health care cost increases. TROY, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Wentworth, Michigan's largest employee group be...

Emdeon Business Services Extends Market Leadership With New Dental Eligibility Payers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Business Services announced today that they have launched 16 new Delta Dental payers for insurance eligibility and benefits verification. Emdeon is offering these transactions through its vendor partners and through the Emdeon suite of products f...

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies can Omit Women and African-Americans

A new analysis has found that many alcohol treatment studies are designed in ways that inadvertently omit women and African-Americans from participation. The Stanford University School of Medicine researcher who led the effort said the findings should remind all scientists that strict study eligib...

NHS Funding For Continuing Care: Eligibility Criteria Simplified

The government has made a move to simplify the system by setting out guidelines for eligibility to the continuing care funds provided by the NHS in England //. People requiring nursing support for health reasons in the community are entitled to it free of costs. Campaigners claim that many pa...
Eligibility in Medical Technology

Limiting Eligibility for Medical Studies Can Omit Women, African-Americans, Stanford Study Finds

STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2007 - A new analysis has found that many alcohol treatment studies are designed in ways that inadvertently omit women and African-Americans from participation. The Stanford University School of Medicine researcher who led the effort said the findings shou...

Landmark Study for GSK's Cervical Cancer Vaccine Published in The Lancet

...l=9325) Total vaccinated cohort-naive (TVC-naive; vaccine=5822; control=5819) ATP-E included all women who met eligibility criteria, complied with the trial protocol and received all three doses of study vaccine TVC included all women who received at least one vacc...

New Legislation Seeks to Boost Participation in Clinical Trials for Rare Diseases

...e-USNewswire/ -- New legislation introduced today would allow patients with rare diseases to participate in clinical drug studies without losing their eligibility for government healthcare coverage. The "Improve Access to Clinical Trials Act" is co-sponsored by Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Cl...

Celladon Provides MYDICAR(R) Program Update of First-In-Human Trial for Advanced Heart Failure at American Society of Gene Therapy Annual Meeting

...rs, which are known to induce acute inflammation of tissues due to activation of the body's immune system. Patients with heart failure may assess eligibility to participate in the CUPID trial and download a patient questionnaire and additional information on MYDICAR to review with your physician by visiting...

AMT Receives EMEA Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria

...r medical benefit receiving marketing approval for the European Union. The designation also provides for special benefits, including research support, eligibility for protocol assistance and possible exemptions or reductions in certain regulatory fees during development or at the time of application for marketin...

Edifecs, CAQH and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Will Examine CORE Phase II Testing Outcomes and Lessons Learned at HIMSS09 Interoperability Showcase

...ce, North Hall ) to demonstrate the Edifecs CORE Testing Service and Harvard Pilgrim will be conducting live transmissions of CORE Phase II Certified eligibility & Benefits Inquiry and Response 270/271 transactions that incorporate aspects of the 5010 standards. "This collaborative demonstration will showca...

New Study Confirms That the Supports Intensity Scale Assessment is Effective in Measuring the Support Needs of People With Intellectual Disability and Making Funding Decisions

...llectual disabilities currently receiving funding from one state using the Developmental Disabilities Profile (DDP), a commonly-used tool to determine eligibility for developmental disability services, were administered the Supports Intensity Scale assessment. The researchers then examined the variations in supp...

Neuralstem's ALS Trial on Clinical Hold

...believes that it can provide this information in an expeditious manner." "The Agency has also requested various modifications to the protocol and eligibility criteria for patients in the trial, as well as slight changes to the timing of the surgeries," Mr. Garr continued. "We are evaluating these changes an...

Vical Signs Binding Letter of Intent for Sales and Marketing of Allovectin-7(R) in Turkey

...or more after randomization. The study will also evaluate safety and tolerability as well as overall survival. A patient self-screening tool for trial eligibility is available online at www.melanomaclinicaltrial.com . About Metastatic Melanoma The American Cancer Society has estimated that more ...

Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, Berma Research Group and Segal Institute for Clinical Research Enrolling Local Patients in Study of Investigational Therapy to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

...l patients -- including those receiving placebo -- will be offered the opportunity to receive Dimebon in an extension trial. For more information on eligibility and enrollment, patients and caregivers can contact: Miami Jewish Home & Hospital: 305-514-8503, http://www.mjhha.org Berma Research Group: 3...
Eligibility in Medical Products

athenaClinicals

Description:...s more, athenaClinicals seamlessly integrates with athenaNet, our innovative Web-based revenue management system for patient registration, scheduling, eligibility checking, claims processing, and reporting. The result is the most comprehensive revenue and clinical cycle management solution available anywhere....
Company:athenahealth, Inc.

athenaCollector™

Features:...payors, procedures, diagnosis, appointment types, and more) Business services that include claim submission, insurance package management, electronic eligibility verification, payment posting, claim follow-up, denial management, and more The athenaCollector™ service can improve cash flow and reduce Days...
Company:athenahealth, Inc.

MedcomSoft Record 2.0 EMR

Features:... Fully codified patient chart using MEDCIN clinical Medical Vocabulary Achieves Level 4 Interoperability Patient Registry Insurance eligibility Verification Referrals and Authorizations Recall Security Appointment Scheduling Todays tasks Telephone Triage Workflow/Tracking ...
Company:MedcomSoft Inc.
Eligibility in Medical Dictionary

Hearing impairment

...with a hearing impairment in your class. ... Summary: Information on services for the deaf and hard of hearing in Wisconsin. ... The current eligibility criteria for hearing impairment under state law is found ... ... for deaf and hearing impaired about types of hearing loss, assistive de...

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Eligibility in Biological News

Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

...orth Carolina Central Cancer Registry, the Duke Cancer Registry, and self-referral. The study included telephone interviews to determine individuals' eligibility for a diet and exercise intervention trial. Interviews assessed exercise, diet, weight, and quality of life, including physical functioning and mental...

Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

... portion of the team's findings had been presented at the CAS to appeal the eligibility ban that had been imposed on Pistorius by the International Association of ...sults because our study includes critical new data not presented in the CAS eligibility hearing. In addition to informing an interested public, full disclosure is...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

...emia, whereas HbA1c levels rose over time in the control group. He noted that all the HbA1c outcomes favored the CGM over the control group. Major eligibility criteria for the study included people over the age of 8 who had type 1 diabetes for at least one year, who either used an insulin pump or took at lea...

Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology

...ion.htm . Information on lodging is available at http://www.geosociety.org/sectdiv/rockymtn/09mtg/lodging.htm . MEDIA REGISTRATION INFORMATION eligibility for media registration is as follows: Working press representing bona fide, recognized news media with a press card, letter or business card from ...

Florida professor creates endowment for insect scientists

...eeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, December 13-16, 2009. More information on the Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology, including eligibility requirements, nomination procedures, and evaluation criteria, can be found online at http://www.entsoc.org/awards/professional/nan-yao-su.htm. ...

Scientists team up in Houston to tackle global challenges

...dia registration by 26 September 2008 is encouraged. To register onsite, present a business card or other press credentials to the Newsroom. For media eligibility requirements and registration, visit www.acsmeetings.org/registrations/media . Public Information Officers of companies, institutions, and agenci...

SHRM CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Social Security

...offers a far superior alternative." The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security hearing addressed the current and proposed employment eligibility verification systems and their impact on the Social Security Administration. In her testimony, Meisinger urged members of this Subcommittee to resist ...

Study finds health professionals, public unprepared for genomic medicine

...ncern, researchers found there have been no well-documented cases of health insurers asking for or using presymptomatic genetic test results to define eligibility for coverage. Researchers also found little research describing health outcomes associated with genetic testing for common chronic diseases. Most ...

GSA Northeastern Section to meet in Buffalo this month

...Information on registration is available at http://www.geosociety.org/sectdiv/northe/08mtg/registration.htm . MEDIA REGISTRATION INFORMATION eligibility for media registration is as follows: Working press representing bona fide, recognized news media with a press card, letter, or business card fro...

2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting -- media advisory 2

...identification. Your badge will be made on site. Registration hours are: Sunday, 2 March: 13:00 - 21:00, Monday-Friday, 3-7 March: 07:00 17:00. eligibility for press registration is limited to the following persons: Working press employed by bona fide news media: must present a press card, business c...
Eligibility in Biological Technology

TTM Technologies Receives Tech Zone Credits, New Legislation Expands Eligibility

Eau Claire, Wis. -- At a Grow Wisconsin forum in Eau Claire Thursday, Gov. Doyle announced TTM Technologies of Chippewa Falls will receive $250,000 in Technology Zone tax credits. The award will help TTM Technologies create 214 jobs, retain 751 jobs at its Chippewa Falls facility and invest $8.2 ...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

..." under that certain Rights Agreement, dated July 27, 2005, as amended, and be required to pay liquidated damages, including as a result of losing its eligibility to use Form S-3 if its common stock is delisted from the NYSE Amex or ADVENTRX is not timely in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commissio...

Oncothyreon announces presentation of long-term Stimuvax data at World Conference on Lung Cancer

...al is expected to enroll more than 1,300 patients in over 30 countries. For more information on the START trial, or to find a participating center and eligibility criteria, log on to www.nsclcstudy.com or www.clinicaltrials.gov . Merck KGaA is also conducting a global Phase 3 trial of Stimuvax known as STRI...

FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

...S in its inaugural season to bring this fun, educational and interactive campaign to the families across America." Important Safety and eligibility information for FluMist Who may be eligible for FluMist ((R)) (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal)? FluMist is a vaccine approved for the p...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Financing

..." under that certain Rights Agreement, dated July 27, 2005, as amended, and be required to pay liquidated damages, including as a result of losing its eligibility to use Form S-3 if its common stock is delisted from the NYSE Amex; and other risks and uncertainties more fully described in ADVENTRX's press release...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

..." under that certain Rights Agreement, dated July 27, 2005, as amended, and be required to pay liquidated damages, including as a result of losing its eligibility to use Form S-3 if its common stock is delisted from the NYSE Amex; and other risks and uncertainties more fully described in ADVENTRX's press release...

Oncothyreon announces clinical data from three product candidates presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

...al is expected to enroll more than 1,300 patients in over 30 countries. For more information on the START trial, or to find a participating center and eligibility criteria, log on to www.nsclcstudy.com or www.clinicaltrials.gov . About PX-866 PX-866 is an inhibitor of the PI-3-kinase/PTEN/AKT pathwa...

Chad Ronholdt Joins LABS Inc.

...ansplant medicine reference laboratory bringing unparalleled consultative expertise and industry knowledge to its clients. Testing is focused on donor eligibility determination and final product safety; infectious disease testing, microbiology, histocompatibilty and environmental monitoring. LABS Inc. is committ...

2009 Prix Galien USA Now Accepting Nominations for Top Prize in Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for first or new indications between 1999 and 2008 are eligible for nomination in 2009. The new, decade-long eligibility period will permit the judges to determine both the immediate and the long-term impact these pharmaceuticals, biotechnology products and devices have ...

PhRMA, Families USA Jointly Promote Measures to Ensure Quality, Affordable Healthcare Coverage

...er to promote three essential elements of healthcare reform. First, the two organizations will promote the establishment of a nationwide Medicaid eligibility floor at 133 percent of the federal poverty level -- almost $24,400 in annual income for a family of three. In 43 states, childless adults are current...
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