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SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) October 08, 2012

MDrecoveries enters the marketplace boasting an innovative new model for revenue cycle management. Established to reinforce healthcare organizations across the country, MDrecoveries improves reimbursement and lowers costs for the management of air medical and trauma claim revenue.

Declining reimbursement coupled with higher costs and the growing under-insured and un-insured populations are creating fiscal challenges for healthcare organizations, threatening the quality of care and level of services they provide. Until now, claims personnel lacked the specialty training needed, while often subsidizing expensive external software. Alternatively, MDrecoveries provides the professional subject matter experts to manage the revenue cycle utilizing the current organizations systems and software to improve reimbursement, accelerate collections, and produce measurable increases to an organizations top and bottom lines. MDrecoveries was founded to transform healthcare organizations from a culture of scarcity to a culture of surplus by improving the hospitals profitability.

We match our certified subject matter experts with the hospitals existing internal billing system, operating as an extension of its business office, said Michael Walterscheid, CEO and President of MDrecoveries. Our model allows us to eliminate upfront capital investments for our customers and allows us to recover revenue at a lower cost than other healthcare revenue cycle management companies. Were proud to finally provide a service that is 100% transparent, completely secure, and guaranteed to improve reimbursement, allowing the hospital to focus on what is important, saving lives.

Certified subject-matter experts, specialized and cross-trained in all facets of healthcare revenue cycle management can provide the following services through MDrecoveries:

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian biotech group Intercell has launched its Japanese encephalitis vaccine in India, and hopes to win approval for other Asian countries, it said on Thursday.

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(PRWEB) August 29, 2012

Zane Benefits, the leader in modern, flexible and comprehensive alternatives to traditional employer-sponsored health benefits, today announced its new YouTube Channel.

Over the years, Zane Benefits has published hundreds of informational videos and webinars, which businesses, insurance agents, CPAs and other small business professionals use as a reference for providing modern employer health benefits.

Subscribe to the channel at YouTube.com/ZaneBenefits

Some of the most-watched videos in the channel include:


The History & Future of Small Business Health Insurance
Introduction to ZaneHRA
Profit from the Power of Defined Contribution Healthcare
Paul Zane Pilzer on Defined Contribution Health Plans

There are dozens of videos available currently, and new content is being added weekly. The information on the YouTube Channel is free, is subject to the Zane Benefits disclaimer, and is not to be taken as legal or tax advice. To suggest video content to Zane Benefits, contact the media team.

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About Zane Benefits, Inc.

Zane Benefits, Inc, a software company, helps insurance brokers, accountants, and employers take advantage of new defined contribution health benefits and private exchanges via its proprietary SaaS online health benefits software. Zane Benefits does not sell insurance. Using Zanes platform, insurance professionals and accountants offer their clients a defined contribution plan with multiple individual health insurance options via a private health exchange of their choice.





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London, England (PRWEB UK) 2 August 2012

Bupa International has launched a new flexible short-term international private medical insurance (IPMI) policy, called Bupa Flex. The product will allow customers to purchase IPMI, but on a 3-11 month basis and anywhere in between, down to the day they require.

Previously, people moving abroad for less than a year did not have the option to buy a short term IPMI product. Bupa Flex will allow these customers to choose the length of their policy, offering them value for money, as well as access to all the benefits of being one of Bupa’s international health insurance customers.

Muriel MacCallum, marketing director, Bupa International, said: “We’ve listened to our customers and designed Bupa Flex specifically for their short term needs. If you are relocating abroad, or travelling on an overseas assignment through work, you don’t necessarily want to take out a full year’s policy, but you still want the comprehensive cover IPMI provides.

“This new product means that our customers will still have access to the appropriate care and treatment they need, wherever they are in the world (except the USA), through an insurance policy with a timeframe and price that suits their needs.

Bupa International offers customers access to more than 200,000 medical providers worldwide and can settle bills directly with over 7,500 hospitals and clinics. Customers can contact Bupa International’s doctors and advisers for medical advice and guidance, 24 hours a day, and have access to a second medical opinion at no extra cost.

More information about Bupa’s short term international health insurance and quotes are available at http://www.bupa-intl.com/bupa-flex.


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Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012

The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG), a leading online training and workforce development company announces the launch of its Sizzling Summer Scholarship program. The program is designed to eliminate any barrier to enrollment and help our graduates join the healthcare workforce as quickly as possible.

Healthcare documentation plays a vital role in the healthcare industry and job opportunities in medical transcription, medical billing, medical coding and medical scribing are a natural career path for many individuals with or without previous healthcare experience, says Peter Reilly, President and CEO. “Our Sizzling Summer Scholarship program offers prospective new students the opportunity to enroll in one of our training programs at the lowest prices of the year and a simple to use monthly payment plan, with no interest.”

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical transcription, medical billing, medical coding and medical scribing are amongst the ten fastest growing allied health occupations and employers are actively seeking qualified candidates. The industry is projected to grow by a staggering 15 percent over the next seven years, resulting in the creation of an additional 80,800 new jobs during this timeframe. This growth is being driven by the recent passage of the Affordable Care Act, the aging of the population and the countrys move to a new coding and reimbursement system (ICD-10) in 2014.

As a result, the time is now, for individuals interested in pursuing an exciting, rewarding, stable career in healthcare. The programs which qualify for the Sizzling Summer Scholarship program include our:

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Steamboat Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 25, 2012

The nations first professional services cooperative for small and mid-sized employee benefit and insurance brokers is launched the USIndependent Brokers Cooperative (US-IBC). US-IBC is the nations first professional services cooperative designed to meet the needs of independent brokers that is member owned and non-profit.

US-IBC allows small and mid-sized brokers to remain a viable force in the health care and insurance marketplace. It allows employee benefit, property casualty and retirement planning brokers a platform to work collaboratively with other small brokers and offer clients an integrated, seamless solution for all of their insurance needs an approach larger regional and national brokers will be using to grow their market share. By joining the cooperative, small and mid-sized brokers can stay small and independent, grow their businesses, lower operating costs and offer services and support to their clients on par with much larger firms.

With the up-holding by the Supreme Court of President Obamas Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act small and mid-sized employee benefit brokers will face growing competition from health care exchanges and from regional and national brokerage firms for their multi-employee clients. US-IBC gives them the ability to retain their existing clients and expand their businesses using a web based technology suite to improve their operations, lower costs and improve client support services. The Cooperative also allows brokers of property casualty and retirement planning services to bundle those offerings with employee benefits and offer their clients an integrated insurance solution by working collaboratively with other members of the Cooperative. Members pay a monthly membership fee and get a basic set of services that includes email, voice over internet phone service, video conferencing, web based issue tracking, electronic document management tools, an online resource library for brokers and their clients and a web portal that can be customized for clients. Additional services and support can be purchased from the Cooperative on an as needed basis.

Members will decide what additional services the Cooperative will offer in the future. These may include employee health benefits for Cooperative members, shared administrative support services members can use on an ala carte basis, centralized billing services, book keeping, and payroll services for clients/members – among others. All services are provided at cost to members and the purchasing power of an ever growing membership base will be used to decrease costs over time.

For additional information on the Cooperative visit our web site at http://us-ibc.org or contact Bob Dowski, US-IBC President and Chief Operating Officer at 970-457-4944 (office) or 301-814-9998 (cell).

US-IBC is a Colorado cooperative company founded June, 2012 and is currently headquartered in Steamboat Springs, CO. US-IBC is the nations first professional services cooperative targeted at small and mid-sized brokers of employee health benefit, property casualty and 401K/retirement planning services.







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Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012

Protect Your Bubble (http://us.protectyourbubble.com/), the UKs leading specialty insurance brand, has launched in the US market, offering pet insurance policies for dogs and cats with a variety of affordable options. Plans provide up to 90 percent reimbursement on covered vet bills for eligible accidents, illnesses, and hereditary conditions. Routine wellness coverage is also available to help consumers get reimbursed on routine vet treatments. Consumers can go to any vet in the country, and may be eligible to receive a 10 percent multi-pet discount.

According to the 2011-2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 62 percent of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 72.9 million homes. Pets have moved from the backyard to the family room because most American pet owners see their pet as a member of the family. In fact, according to a 2011 survey published in PsychologyToday.com, 81 percent of those surveyed consider their dogs to be true family members, equal in status to children. A 2009 Forbes.com article speculates that this increased focus on pets could be a result of many variables including, couples abstaining from having children until later in life, our real-life relationships have been exchanged for the over saturation of social media consumption, or the fact that our stressful lives warrant a furry, unconditionally loving four-legged friend to greet us when we come home.

Whatever the reason, one thing is for sure: Consumers insure their loved ones with health insurance; now its time to insure pets, too. Owners who wouldnt consider not treating their pet to needed care due to their financial situation may find Protect Your Bubble USA (http://us.protectyourbubble.com/) to be an affordable option for their pets healthcare.

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 09, 2012

MyReviewsNow.net, a leading virtual mall that lets people shop at home for the Internets hottest products and services while they read unbiased consumer reviews, has launched its prize-filled 2012 Summer Giveaway promotion.

Between June 9th, 2012 and June 30th, 2012, 10 lucky visitors who shop at any of the hundreds of top names featured in MyReviewsNow.nets shopping mall will win a gift card, simply for sharing their service and product reviews. Gift cards range in value from $ 25 to $ 300. Our 2012 Summer Giveaway promotion is a great way for us to encourage even more people who shop at MyReviewsNow.net to leave service and product reviews, so they can help others have a more satisfying shopping experience, commented Lina Andrade of MyReviewsNow.net. And of course, all of the consumer reviews in our virtual mall are unbiased and un-sponsored.

Added Andrade: Service and consumer reviews are also a great way for people to let companies know what they like, and what theyd like to see improved. So its not just about helping other shoppers, its about having a voice and playing a role in making things better in the marketplace.

Full details on MyReviewsNow.nets 2012 Summer Giveaway promotion can be found on the companys website.

For more information or media inquiries, contact Lina Andrade at info(at)myreviewsnow.net. Press release issued by SEOChampion.com.

About MyReviewsNow.net

A virtual shopping mall of services, products and publications available online, MyReviewsNow.net is a business directory that sets itself apart from similar sites by offering both professional reviews and customer testimonials on the Internets hottest offerings in a fun, simple format that is easy for online shoppers to enjoy, while the conveniently shop from home. Current Portals include: Airline & Travel Destinations, Apparel & Fine Jewelry, As-Seen-on-TV Products, Auto Parts & Services, Beauty & Skin Care, Business & Employment, Cell Phones & Speciality Devices, Childrens Apparel & Toys, Collectables & Keepsakes, Credit Card Products, eBooks, Education & Reference, Entertainment & Party Planning, Fashion Jewelry, Finance & Investing, Fitness & Weight Loss, Finance &

Investing, Fitness & Weight Loss, Furniture, Gifts, Gourmet Food & Wine, Grooming & Special Needs Products, Health & Vitamins, Hobbies & Games, Home Improvement, Home Loans & Refinancing, Insurance Products, Match-Making & Dating, Online Department Stores, PC & Internet Support, Periodicals & News Journals, Personal Loans, Pet Products, Real Estate Services, Sports Fan Merchandise & Equipment, TVs and Electronics.

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Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) May 24, 2012

Mary Washington Healthcare has launched a new mobile website to meet demand from a fast-growing population of smartphone users. The mobile site will allow iPhone, Android, and Blackberry users to easily access a free, 24-hour nurse hotline, emergency room wait times, and even search for doctors.

Users who access http://www.mwhc.com from web-enabled phones will be directed to the new mobile site which is the latest effort by Mary Washington Healthcare to provide more information in a format for patients and community.

For the busy person on the move and without access to a computer, this easily-navigable website allows the user to quickly find important information they need when looking for healthcare such as:

Free, 24-hour Nurse Triage hotline
Emergency Room wait times, directions and maps for all three Mary Washington Healthcare locationsLees Hill, Stafford and Mary Washington Hospitals.
Contact information for Stafford or Mary Washington Hospitals, allowing the user to find a patient at the touch of a button
A searchable Physician Directory
The latest news
Site search
Links to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Mary Washington Healthcare Radio
The content on the Mary Washington Healthcare website

Facebook users are encouraged to provide feedback at:

https://www.facebook.com/MaryWashingtonHealthcare.







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