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RAPS Offers New International Regulatory Affairs Certification - RAC (GS)

New RAC Credential Focuses on General Scope of Regulatory Practice, International Standards ROCKVILLE, Md., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced its newest Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the RAC General Scope (GS). The...

RAC Companies Respond to CMS Report on RAC Demonstration Program

WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a joint statement from HealthDataInsights, Connolly Consulting and Viant Payment Solutions offered in reaction to the release of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) report on the RAC Demonstration Program: "The ...

Legionnaires' Outbreak Linked to RAC

Legionnaires' outbreak in the Sydney CBD is linked to the Royal Automobile Club (RAC) building in Macquarie St - Health authorities suspect//. However, they could not confirm the link. Seven cases of the potentially fatal disease caused by a bacteria belonging to the Legionella family, Legionel...

HCCA Web Conference Offers Forum on Medicare's Nationwide Rollout of the Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) Program

...osed by Audience as Well as Panelist Familiar With rac Program to Key CMS Official MINNEAPOLIS, June...d timely web conference on June 23, 2009, Advance rac Forum: Questions and Answers with CMS and Leading Providers about the New rac Rollout . Click on the following link to register...

Recovery Audit Contractor Connolly Healthcare Licenses Milliman Care Guidelines(R)

...deral law, RACs review claims for compliance with CMS reimbursement policies, and identify both underpayments and overpayments. According to CMS, the rac Program will rollout nationwide by January 1, 2010. Connolly will use all of the annually updated, evidence-based Care Guidelines products --...

FDA Award Winner Joins CanReg's US Team

... DUNDAS, ON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ - Anne Tomalin, President of CanReg Inc., is pleased to announce that Dayton T. Reardan, Ph.D., rac has joined CanReg as Executive Advisory Strategist to assist client firms with their US regulatory needs. Dr. Reardan has held executive positions wit...

SOURCECORP(R) HealthSERVE Unveils Unique Tool for Healthcare Providers to Support Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program Defense

...related information around claims requested by the rac contractors. Its efficient workflow, extensive an...RCECORP RACSource stated, "I have reviewed many rac tracking systems on the market and SOURCECORP RAC...ged Care Professionals unit. "We offer a complete rac management system and services, which can be deliv...

Not Ready for RAC? Award-Winning Document Management Suite Can Help Protect Your Bottom Line

...r on Friday, March 27 at noon and 3 p.m. - combats rac challenges with document management CLEVELA...n't know," there's a free webinar regarding a new rac solution that could save you millions. (Log...130/65710LOGO ) So how can complying with a rac audit cost more than a reimbursement finding? You...

HIPAA Amendments Contained in President Obama's Stimulus Bill Among New Sessions Added to HCCA's 2009 Compliance Institute

...conomic environments including: Current economic pressures Regulatory enforcement initiatives Specific hot areas, like rac audits, Medicaid enforcement, quality issues, pay for performance, unionization, physician integration, bond and financing issues, whistleblowers, and...

Recovery Audit Contractor HealthDataInsights Licenses Milliman Care Guidelines(R)

...uidelines content and software to review Medicare claims. HDI is the rac for 17 Western states -- Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah...souri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. CMS has announced that the rac Program rollout will be nationwide by January 1, 2010. Under federal law, ...

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Rac in Biological News

Building memories with actin

...ived LTP. A Rac-blocking compound had no effect. That doesn't mean the Rac-PAK pathway isn't involved in LTP, however. The team discovered that the rac inhibitor prolonged cells' vulnerability to a molecule that prevents the stabilization of new actin filaments. That result led Rex et al. to conclude ...

LSUHSC research describes function of key protein in cancer spread

...ed on the area of IQGAP1 that interacts with two smaller proteins Cdc42 and rac which, when activated, contribute to cell destabilization, cell movement, a...ein similar to Cdc42 and Rac. However, IQGAP1 does not deactivate Cdc42 and rac in fact, IQGAP1 prolongs their activated states. The researchers determin...

New insight into machinery of immune cells' 'tentacles'

...k between the cells just as synapses between brain cells are the sites where one brain cell signals another. "It was known activation of the enzyme rac was a key regulator of actin polymerization, but the downstream molecules in this pathway have remained elusive," said Pendergast. "The prevailing dog...

UNC scientists discover new role for protein as fundamental inhibitor of cell movement

...torious Ras family of tumor promoters, the GTPases rac and Cdc42. CIB1 activation of PAK1, however, is di...from these GTPases. "CIB1 activates PAK1 before rac and Cdc42," said Dr. Leslie V. Parise, UNC profess...ctivation never synched up with the time course of rac and Cdc42 activation; now we know why ?it was prob...

First-ever Compounds To Target Only Metastatic Cells Are Highly Effective Against Breast, Prostate, And Colon Cancers

... "Obviously, these compounds are targeting some step in the cell-migration process," Dr. Huang said. The activity of a migration-linked protein called rac appears to be much reduced in cancer cells affected by the analogues, and the researchers also noticed that malignant cells failed to grow tiny "anten...

Vital step in cellular migration described by UCSD medical researchers

...in cell migration is the initiation of activity by rac that extends protrusions out of the cell. These pr...n as the cell moves toward its intended target. If rac were active throughout the cell, it would extend p...rstanding of the molecular mechanism that inhibits rac activity in the back of the cell, to maintain dire...

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