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Federal judge dismisses part of fraud case against Citi
Thomson Reuters News & InsightOctober 1, 2011

For plaintiffs: Stuart Grant and Megan McIntyre of Grant & Eisenhoffer. For Citi defendants: Brad Karp, Richard Rosen, Susanna Buergel and Karen King for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. (Reporting by Nick Zieminski) REUTERS / Lucas Jackson.more »

California Hunger Strike Centers On Jail Within A Jail
Neon TommyOctober 1, 2011

... confined inmates feel perpetuate gang killings within prison walls: The prisoners are refusing food to protest what have been characterized by human rights groups as torturous conditions in California's Securing Housing Units (SHUs) at Pelican Bay, ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Founding fathers mandated health care
Savannah Morning NewsOctober 5, 2011

In 1798 he signed an act passed by Congress that mandated health care. This law required mandatory health insurance for private employees working on Maritime vessels. Name of the bill was “An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen”. ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Not so long ago, Republican lawmakers supported mandated health care
Evansville Courier & PressOctober 2, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — When Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked the US Supreme Court to review the new health care law's "individual mandate," Republican Sen. Richard Lugar heaped on the praise. On his Twitter account, Lugar offered ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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New Leader for CyttaConnect™ Medical Monitoring eHealth Division
Sacramento BeeOctober 6, 2011

Several are looking at customized, patient paid programs that highlight the new demand for self-coordinated care. "We hear of the son or daughter wanting to pay for the program and give it to their elder parent since they are miles away and can't ...more »

Living Wills
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Fate of New Entitlement Program Under Health Care Law in Doubt
Fox NewsOctober 1, 2011

The Obama administration's health care law not only revamped the nation's entire health care system, it also created a new entitlement -- one that some analysts say will never work. "This is the power of politics over common sense," Joe ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Understanding Your 2012 Medicare Enrollment Statements
U.S. News & World Report (blog)October 3, 2011

Medicare has been emphasizing them, and the health reform law has provisions that will penalize plans for substandard rankings. The current star rating process will go live on Medicare's website on October 12, an agency spokesman says. ...more »

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