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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 »

Facebook Lawyers Want 'Stratospheric' Fee, Ceglia Claims
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

In the suit, Ceglia claims he has a 2003 contract signed by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg that gave him half-ownership of the company, now worth an estimated $74.3 billion, according to Sharespost.com, which tracks nonpublic companies.more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Ark. health officials cut home care program
NECNFebruary 5, 2012

"We expect these reductions to continue until 2014 as outlined in the Affordable Health Care Act," Purvis said, referring to the national health-care law President Barack Obama signed in November 2009. The Arkansas Department of Health's in-home ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Health care law makes Medicare stronger, more affordable
Tampabay.comFebruary 1, 2012

Part of those values is the promise of Medicare that older Americans won't have to spend the last part of their lives worrying about going broke from a hospital bill. Today, I am visiting Tampa to talk about how the 2010 health care law, the Affordable ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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In Our View: Jobs And Senior Citizens
The ColumbianFebruary 6, 2012

Already, significant progress has been made in protecting vulnerable seniors from financial and abuse crimes. Among many county officials working valiantly in that arena, Prosecutor Tony Golik is coordinating much of the crucial work of the Elder Abuse...more »

Living Wills
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Protecting Our Seniors Should Be Our First Priority
Huffington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Today the House of Representatives is voting on legislation to repeal the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program. This is counterproductive. Seniors need our help. Congress should not even be taking a vote on whether to repeal the ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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States hit hard by taxes for Medicaid
Nashua TelegraphFebruary 2, 2012

But the tax will be paid by all insurers, including those that contract with states to provide coverage to recipients of Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for the poor. Under federal law, that fee must be paid by the Medicaid program ...more »

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