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SC Treasurer Sounds Alarm About State Investments
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

He says the legislature doesn't need to pass any new laws regarding the state's investments; the current laws just need to be enforced. So who enforces those laws? "In some cases it's the treasurer; some cases the Budget and Control Board; ...more »

Whistleblowers Sue FDA, Claim Emails Monitored
MedPage TodayFebruary 1, 2012

The FDA staffers are accusing the FDA of violating their Fourth Amendment rights, which protect against illegal searches and seizures, and their Fifth Amendment rights, which protect against abuse of government authority. Collecting emails to use ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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States will get socked with new Medicaid tax under health law
The Herald | HeraldOnline.comFebruary 5, 2012

The law calls for a new tax on health insurers' premium revenue — intended to help pay for expansion of coverage to 32 million uninsured Americans. But the tax will be paid by all insurers, including those that contract with states to provide coverage ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Colorado shows insurance exchange can be bipartisan
Government Health ITFebruary 7, 2012

Colorado presents a mixed snapshot on how it is moving forward with health reform and other healthcare issues. On the one hand, it is a state leader in developing widely represented organizations to adopt electronic health records and health ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Legislators table neglect bill
Minneapolis Star TribuneFebruary 3, 2012

The Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on Thursday heard more testimony on the care of the elderly. A compromise that has proved elusive for more than two years will be sought next week. A bill to create felony penalties for severe neglect of ...more »

Living Wills
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Mitt Romney Not Concerned About People Living In Poverty -- But He Should Be
Huffington PostFebruary 1, 2012

He'll probably want to bet $10000 to prove me wrong, but we aren't doing enough to fight poverty and Romney's proposed economic agenda -- a mirror image of the policies of George W. Bush that caused poverty to skyrocket -- will hurt our nation.more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Obama Blocks California From Charging for Care in Medicaid
BloombergFebruary 7, 2012

The Obama administration blocked an effort by California to charge Medicaid patients for emergency room visits and hospital stays and allow health-care providers to turn away those who couldn't pay. A law signed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown in ...more »

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