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Experts Weigh In on Outside Groups' Pro-Gingrich Spots
New York Times (blog)January 1, 2012

Nevertheless, any ad featuring a candidate for federal office so close to an election would fall under what the election commission calls “electioneering communications.” But a quirk in the law means that the agency does not consider caucuses like ...more »

ZAB case to open floodgates of litigation: Kasuri
The News InternationalJanuary 1, 2012

He said that instant case falls within the purview of settled principle of Law ie “Closed and Past transaction.” Since the administration of justice heavily lean in favour of “Finality” hence a litigation, which is closed and past, cannot be reopened, ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Health-care reform effects serious change
The News-PressJanuary 1, 2012

Whatever the outcome of a US Supreme Court review of the health reform law next year, 2011 ends with the legislation transforming the local health care industry. Financial incentives and penalties written into the law, and now coming into effect, ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Healthcare reform will continue evolving in 2012
Nurse.comJanuary 2, 2012

The most substantial terms and conditions of the Affordable Care Act do not take effect until 2014 with the scheduled implementation of the individual mandate and insurance co-ops. Some noteworthy developments will occur in 2012, however, ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Barbara White honored on her 100th birthday for her work fighting elder abuse
OregonLive.comJanuary 14, 2012

The video was made into an educational documentary that has been used throughout the United States in elder abuse training for professionals in the adult protective and law enforcement fields. In 2002, White was invited to the United States Senate to ...more »

Living Wills
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Fiji's Bainimarama to end martial law
The AustralianJanuary 2, 2012

NEARLY three years of living under martial law in Fiji will end this weekend when the emergency regulations will be lifted, military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama has announced. The tough regulations, introduced by Bainimarama in April 2009 after the ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Local group in initial wave of health care change
The Desert SunJanuary 5, 2012

What is an accountable care organization? ACOs are groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers who work together to ensure high-quality, coordinated care to their patients. As part of the 2009 health care reform law, the concept is ...more »

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