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America's Health Care Crisis Solved

Americas Health Care Crisis Solved: Money-Saving Solutions, Coverage for Everyone is a 2008 book by J. Patrick Rooney and the HSA Coalition President Daniel B. Perrin that has been described as "an excellent hands-on guide for consumers and voters" regarding HSAs, or Health Savings Accounts.


Billy's Bootcamp

Billys Bootcamp is an exercise program developed by Billy Blanks. It created a pop culture phenomenon in Japan in 2007, much like Tae Bo did in the U.S. earlier, selling more than 200.000 copies in May of the same year alone. Billy Blanks visited Japan on June 21, 2007 to promote Bootcamp. Upon arrival Blanks was greeted by 200 Japanese fans who affectionately call him "Taicho" Japanese: 隊長, chief at Narita International Airport. Blanks appeared on many Japanese TV shows during his ten-day stay in Japan such as SMAP×SMAP where Shingo Katori, a member of popular Japanese boy band SMAP, im ...


Bon Secours Health System (USA)

Bon Secours Health System was founded in 1983. It is a.8 billion not-for-profit Marriottsville, Maryland-based Catholic health system that owns, manages, or joint ventures 19 acute care hospitals, one psychiatric hospital, five nursing care facilities, four assisted living facilities and 14 home care and hospice programs in seven US states. On September 1, 2018, Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health of Ohio combined to become the United States’ fifth largest Catholic health care ministry and one of the nations 20 largest health care systems. The two systems and their hospitals retaine ...


California Healthy Families Program

The California Healthy Families Program is the California implementation of the federal Childrens Health Insurance Program that provides low cost insurance offering health, dental, and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance today and do not qualify for no-cost Medi-Cal. As a federal program it is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHS and as a California program it is administered by the California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board MRMIB. As a result of the 2012-2013 budget deal, nearly 900.000 children will be moved from the HFP into Medi-Ca ...


Carte Vitale

The Carte Vitale is the health insurance card of the national health care system in France. It was introduced in 1998 to allow a direct settlement with the medical arm of the social insurance system. The declaration of a primary health insurance company substitutes the card usage. Since 2008, a second generation of smart cards is being introduced - the "Carte Vitale 2" carries a picture for identification and the smart card has additional functions of an electronic health insurance card to carry electronic documents of the treatment process. The first generation had been a family card carr ...


Case mix index

Case mix index is a relative value assigned to a diagnosis-related group of patients in a medical care environment. The CMI value is used in determining the allocation of resources to care for and/or treat the patients in the group.