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Expanded Visa Law Would Give US World's Tired, Poor Technologists: View
BloombergDecember 1, 2011

Or so it seemed for a day this week when the House of Representatives voted 389 to 15 to ease restrictions on the entry of highly skilled immigrants to the US The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011 was sponsored by conservative ...more »

North Carolina's new "Castle Doctrine" gun law takes effect Dec. 1st
FOX CharlotteDecember 1, 2011

by FOX Charlotte CHARLOTTE, NC -- Unlike North Carolina's current Castle Doctrine which applies only to homes, the revised law now applies to vehicles and places of work. Taking effect on Thursday, December 1, North Carolina's new "Castle Doctrine" law...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Cantor: “I really expect great things from Marilyn Tavenner.”
Washington Post (blog)December 1, 2011

Having worked in the private sector, she understands the need for a robust private sector health care system that can't be managed by a bureaucrat in Washington.” He actually thinks she could even make the Affordable Care Act a little bit better in the ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Hospitals Gear Hiring To Health Law And Industry Changes
Gant DailyDecember 1, 2011

The new jobs appear to be driven not by patient demand as much as a general restructuring of the health care industry that includes changes mandated by the 2010 federal health care law, the 2009 federal stimulus funding, new government regulations and ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Salt Lake City man charged with elder abuse after mom found dead in chair
Salt Lake TribuneDecember 3, 2011

Prosecutors have charged a Salt Lake City man with elder abuse after his mother was found dead in a chair where she may have been sitting for weeks. The charge filed Friday against Bradley D. Myers, 51, is a felony punishable by up to ...more »

Living Wills
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NAACP to petition UN to stop voter-ID legislation in states
Hot AirDecember 6, 2011

I understand that the NAACP opposes voter-ID laws. Given the long history of fighting against uses of state law to deny blacks and other minorities the franchise until the Civil Rights Movement prevailed, their deep skepticism over proposed stricter ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Medicare/Medicaid Dual Eligibles: What Will Happen, and the Implications for ...
Atlantic Information Services, Inc.December 2, 2011

Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles are simultaneously the costliest, trickiest population to manage and one of the biggest growth opportunities health plans have had for some time. Spurred by new CMS initiatives created by the reform law, ...more »

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