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India Network Foundation Assists NGOs Serving Millions of Godavari Pushkaram Kumbhmela Pilgrims in Rajahmundry, Siddantham, and Narasapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India



INF Staff Participating in Checking the quality of Food Served during Godavari Pushkarams


India Network Foundation, a non profit organization in the US, sponsors various programs for the benefit of Asian Indian community in the United States and in India. In response to a request from members, Dr. KV Rao, President, India Network Foundation announced a special package to distribute rice to NGOs based on their work and services to the pilgrims during the 12 days of celebration of river Godavari Maha Pushkarams, Andhra Pradesh.

A team of volunteers surveyed various Ghats located on the banks of holy river Godavari in Rajahmundry, Kovvur, Siddhantham, Narasapuram, Andhra Pradesh and distributed rice bags to selected NGOs that meet strict criteria. Many pilgrims and NGOs appreciated India Network Foundation assistance in providing high quality rice to help millions of pilgrims during the 12 days of celebration of river Godavari that started this week. All members are invited to contribute to this project quickly by completing the donation form on the secure server web site. All donated funds will be immediately put in to action by the Foundation. Individual members may designate the donation in the name of their parents, grandparents etc.

India Network Foundation sponsors a visitor health insurance program that helps thousands of elderly parents visiting the US every year from India. The India Network Health Insurance has been the only source of accident and sickness insurance for US bound parents, and grandparents with one or more pre-existing conditions.

Dr. KV Rao, Founder & President, India Network Foundation, said that the Foundation supported several projects in rural India and NGOs in India who are doing excellent work. As a matter of principle, India Network does not distribute funds but in kind. During the current ongoing Godavari Pushkarams, India Network decided to donate rice to help NGOs serving the pilgrim community in Godavari basin area. All NGOs in the area that require any kind of assistance may contact local project volunteer, Mr. Ravi Kanth at nawabpalem(at)gmail(dot) com. India Network members who wish to donate funds to this rice distribution project may do so by visiting the India Network Contribution Page.

About India Network Foundation

India Network Foundation, established as a US non-profit organization, has been helping the Asian Indian community in North America with programs and grants to academics from India for more than two decades. India Network Foundation sponsors visitor health insurance to tourists, students, temporary workers (H1 visa holders) and their families. All insurance products are administered by India Network Services.

For more information, visit http://www.indianetwork.org.

About India Network Health Insurance

India Network Services is a US based company that administers visitor health insurance to visiting parents, transient residents, tourists, students, temporary workers and their families. Cashless Visitor health insurance plans are offered for all age groups with network based comprehensive coverage and with pre-existing condition coverage

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For more information, visit http://www.kvrao.org.







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ActiveCare Reports Results For The Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015

Orem, Utah (PRWEB) May 20, 2015

ActiveCare, Inc. (ACAR), a supplier of diabetes management products and wellness services for self-insured employers nationwide, reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2015.

During the quarter, we focused on organizing a national sales program that can take the ActiveCare solution to an array of sophisticated clients nationwide. We are poised to deliver on our growth objectives and deploy the ActiveCare program that mitigates healthcare costs and improves the quality of care of those diagnosed with diabetes, commented James Dalton, Executive Chairman of ActiveCare.

Second Quarter Results

The Company reported total revenues of $ 1,552,000 compared to $ 1,037,000 for the second quarter of the prior year. The increase is due to resupply shipments to end users who were added in the previous year.
Gross profit was $ 463,000 compared to gross deficit of $ 1,440,000 in the second quarter of the prior year. The gross deficit in the prior year second quarter was due primarily to an increase in the reserve for inventory obsolescence of $ 1,400,000. The remaining increase in gross profit was primarily due to the increase in resupply shipments to end users.
Loss from continuing operations was $ 1,230,000 compared to $ 4,205,000 in the second quarter of the prior year. The decrease was due to the increase in gross profit, an increase in other income of $ 846,000 and a decrease in operating expenses of $ 226,000.
The Company reduced operating expenses by $ 226,000 despite an increase in stock-based compensation of $ 250,000. The decrease in operating expenses was due to the Companys initiative to control expenses and decrease consulting services, professional fees, and employee compensation paid in cash.
The Company increased other income by $ 846,000 primarily due to a gain on extinguishment of debt of $ 769,000 and a gain on liability settlements of $ 279,000, offset, in part, by an increase of $ 102,000 in interest expense. The increase in interest expense is due to the addition of third party and related party short-term debt.
We have continued to restructure the Companys sales model and reorganize our cost structure, continued Dalton. The Companys progress in these areas has reduced the cash used in operating activities for the first six months of the fiscal year by $ 2,765,000 compared to the comparable period in the prior year. We are focused on creating a structure that will add value to our customers and expect revenues to grow as we attract larger employers who are searching for ways to mitigate the costs and improve the quality of healthcare.

About ActiveCare

ActiveCare, Inc. provides patented diabetes monitoring and wellness solutions that increase visibility, lower costs and provide real-time care for members resulting in improved outcomes. Utilizing state-of-the-art meters with embedded cellular technology, trained CareSpecialists can intervene in real-time and provide members with the support needed to control their disease 24 hours a day, every day. Headquartered in Orem, Utah and publicly traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ACAR, ActiveCare’s solution is changing the way employers, individuals and their health plans monitor chronic disease. To learn more about ActiveCare, Inc., visit the website at http://www.activecare.com.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act. Our actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including global economic conditions generally, regulatory uncertainty and economic pressure on the healthcare industry in particular, the governmental regulation of our products, manufacturing and marketing risks, and adverse publicity risks. The contents of this release should be considered in conjunction with the risk factors, warnings, and cautionary statements that are contained in our most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.







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Car Auto Insurance Prices Lower Thanks To New Devices!


(PRWEB) April 27, 2015

Carinsuranceshoppingsource.com has released a new blog post presenting 5 new car safety devices. The blog post explains how to reduce the costs of an auto insurance policy.

Drivers can reduce the costs of their auto insurance policies by making their vehicles safer. The 5 new car safety devices presented in the newly released article can make a big impact on auto insurance rates. Clients should also compare online car insurance prices to find the best possible policy for them.

Clients should visit an insurance brokerage website to compare various insurance plans. It is now possible to get all the necessary resources on a single website: http://carinsuranceshoppingsource.com/.

Carrying minimum car insurance is also mandatory. Drivers should make sure they have proper liability coverage or else, they can be accused for insurance fraud. By comparing rates, clients can find low cost policies for their cars.

Carinsuranceshoppingsource.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc.

Carinsuranceshoppingsource.com is owned by Internet Marketing Company.

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WellCare Gives $5,000 to Create Safe and Positive Environment for Abused and Neglected Children in Louisville, Kentucky


TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs, announced today that it gave $ 5,000 to Famly & Children’s Place to support their efforts to give abused and neglected children a safe and positive environment to visit with their families, while they work through the healing process.

WellCares donation transformed a basic room into a fitness inspired center, which is now called the FIT Room, where children of all ages can engage in fun, physical activities. WellCares support provided a wide array of equipment, including bean bag chairs, ping pong and air hockey tables, an interactive video game system with large screen TV, and an outdoor basketball hoop.

We have the greatest success in helping child victims of abuse and neglect when we support both the child and the family, said J.T. Henderson, vice president of resource development for Family & Childrens Place. With WellCares help, we were able to revolutionize our family visitation room to provide children and families with a positive environment where they can reconnect and heal through fun games and activities.

This is a serious issue with far reaching effects that extend beyond the family to the broader community that must also deal with the aftermath, said Dr. Howard Shaps, medical director for WellCare of Kentucky. WellCare is proud to support Family & Childrens Place efforts to help heal the familial relationships that are central to providing children and communities with the stability and security needed for long-term health and wellbeing.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. To learn more about child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies, ideas and activities visit http://www.famchildplace.org.

As of Dec. 31, 2014, WellCare serves approximately 408,000 Medicaid members, 5,000 Medicare Advantage plan members and 21,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Kentucky. To learn more about how we care for Kentuckians, watch Brandis story at http://youtu.be/YwOw5EgeSYo.

About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled. The company serves approximately 4.1 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2014. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company’s website at http://www.wellcare.com or view the companys videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WellCareHealthPlan.







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Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com Provides New April Car Insurance Quotes!


(PRWEB) April 06, 2015

Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com can now provide free car insurance quotes for the newest April offers.

New auto insurance quotes are now available online. Due to spamming concerns, the quotes are not displayed directly on the websites homepage. Instead, clients have to complete their ZIP code and then write some basic detail about their vehicles and their driving experience.

Comparing online car insurance quotes is simple and convenient. Drivers do not have to pay anything and they have full access to the websites features at http://onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com/. In order to get quotes, visitors will have to complete a simple quote form.

Having liability auto insurance is mandatory in all state. Liability auto insurance is the cheapest type of coverage, but it does not offer the same financial protection as a collision or comprehensive auto insurance plan,

Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc.

Onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com is owned by Internet Marketing Company.

For more information, please visit http://onlinecarinsuranceinfo.com.







Comprehensive Auto Insurance – The Downside Of Extended Coverage


(PRWEB) March 26, 2015

Autoinsurancequotesave.com has released a new blog post explaining the disadvantages of carrying comprehensive auto insurance.

Comprehensive auto insurance provides extended coverage for a vehicle. This policy can provide financial coverage for damages caused by vandalism, theft and many other instances. However, this plan is also expensive and in some situations, it can useless or unnecessary compared to the expenses required to keep it active.

The newly released blog post can help drivers learn more about one of the most popular auto insurance policies: comprehensive coverage. They can also learn how to find cheaper coverage by comparing car insurance quotes.

It is now possible to review plans online and find important details about each policy. An insurance broker can now be contacted online on websites like: http://www.autoinsurancequotesave.com/ . The search engine such websites use gather quotes from top agencies.

Autoinsurancequotesave.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc.

Autoinsurancequotesave.com is owned by Internet Marketing Company.

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