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U.S. to Assist Immigrant Job Creators
Wall Street JournalAugust 2, 2011

"They are trying to facilitate the ability of entrepreneurs to get temporary work visas and green cards when the economy is in the doldrums." Generally, immigrant entrepreneurs must have a specific job offer to qualify for an employment-based immigrant ...more »

Tips on negotiating your commercial lease
Globe and MailAugust 2, 2011

When you're negotiating a commercial lease for your business, there are a lot of things that you, your leasing agent or your lawyer will normally want to negotiate with the landlord: What is the term? How many options to renew are there? ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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27 States Debate ACO-Related Bills, but Just 10 Enact Laws
Atlantic Information Services, Inc.August 29, 2011

Elsewhere, New York passed two bills requiring the state insurance commissioner to promote and regulate ACOs, according to AAFP, while Tennessee amended state statutes to include ACOs in the broad definition of health care organization. A new law in ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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The Future of Health Care
MD News (press release)August 29, 2011

This failed to be realized in the new health care law passed last year and does not seem to be possible with the insurance industry as large and powerful as it is. The new law is on hold for now, to some degree. The final version will be decided in the ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Elder Abuse Bill Sparked by L.A. Victim Headed to Governor
Patch.comAugust 31, 2011

Now, due in large part to Liz's passion and tenacity, Senator Pavley's bill that aims to crack down on elder abuse is headed to the governor's desk. “The physical and financial abuse of elder and dependent adults is an insidious and growing problem in ...more »

Living Wills
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Other Views: Is Obama's pursuit of illegal immigrants too successful?
Arizona Daily SunAugust 30, 2011

But now we learn that the application of the law in these cases will be screened. In practice, this means that something other than deportation awaits these people. And what is that, exactly? Well, it's hard to say. In the absence of immigration reform ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Insurance Cos Cut Lobbying Costs
Zacks.comAugust 18, 2011

Most of the costs were focused on the health-care reform bill passed last year, the FIT Kids Act, the Small Business Health Relief Act of 2011 and the Medicare Data Access for Transparency and Accountability Act. Humana also lobbied against the annual ...more »

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