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The Enron cast: Where are they now?
Financial NewsDecember 1, 2011

The leading characters in the Enron saga have had varied fortunes since the disgraced trading giant collapsed into Chapter 11 bankruptcy a decade ago this week. A few went to prison, a couple have since died, while another employee went on to become a ...more »

Berkshire paying $150M for Omaha newspaper company
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionDecember 1, 2011

Berkshire owns more than 80 subsidiaries, including clothing, insurance, furniture, utility, jewelry and corporate jet companies. It also has big investments in companies including Coca-Cola Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Bring Health Care Home
New York TimesDecember 5, 2011

The good news is that last year's health care reform act included provisions for the creation of Independence at Home Organizations — groups of doctors and nurses who treat patients in their homes — and incentives to make that work appealing. ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Committee advises SC wait for a federal health care exchange
Myrtle Beach Sun NewsDecember 4, 2011

The committee, funded in part by a $1 million federal grant, examined the feasibility of establishing a state health insurance exchange under the federal health care law. Exchanges are designed to detail costs of various alternatives and allow ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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ValueOptions® Behavioral Health and Wellness Website Wins eHealthcare ...
Sacramento BeeDecember 5, 2011

Achieve Solutions consists of 225 customized sites and more than 7000 content items with information, tools and other resources on more than 200 topics, including depression, stress, anxiety, alcohol, marriage, grief and loss, child/elder care and ...more »

Living Wills
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If transfer law is upheld, 15000 students would leave city, study finds
St. Louis BeaconDecember 1, 2011

... Beacon reporter If the law allowing students in St. Louis to transfer to suburban school districts is allowed to stand, more than 15000 students are likely to take advantage of the opportunity, with 3100 of those requiring special education...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Medicare deadline nearing
The Tribune-DemocratDecember 4, 2011

It is not Christmas shoppers who have to worry, but Medicare recipients who want to change drug plans or supplemental insurance. The federal health-reform law pushed Medicare's open enrollment period ahead by nearly a month. ...more »


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