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Baby boomers – how the wealthy flout China's family planning
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

... a violation of Chinese law, and how wealthy Chinese do as they please, with scant regard for the rules that constrain others. The most common reaction, though, has been simple disbelief. “Heavens. To have one family with eight kids ... in an era of ...more »

Be warned, George Osborne, austerity will be bad for your ratings
The GuardianJanuary 1, 2012

Instead of indulging in some form of "verbal protectionism" via your ill-judged remarks on France's credit rating – which, predictably, provoked a Gallic counterattack – you should have the courage to admit that you were wrong. ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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The health care law, the Supreme Court and the right not to recuse
Washington Post (blog)January 1, 2012

His words are especially relevant with a legal challenge to Affordable Care Act on the docket for this spring. The law's supporters and opponents have pressured two Supreme Court justices to sit out the case, due to potential conflicts of interest. ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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2012 US Healthcare: ERISA or PPO? Federal Court Ruled For Aetna In Total ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)January 1, 2012

"Medical necessity, proper documentation, SIU audit and overpayment recoupment are the most frequent payment disputes in managed care claim denials. Federal law ERISA compliance must be the No. 1 priority in 2012 for all providers in reimbursement ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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New Government Report Shares Data on Residential Care Facilities
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)January 5, 2012

The decision is made even more stressful by the stories that are continually shared about nursing home abuse and elder neglect that occur with surprising frequency in many of these locations. The best way to prevent this from happening in your case is ...more »

Living Wills
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Woman sues Honda over bogus MPG claims
TG DailyJanuary 4, 2012

A woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Honda because she says her car is not living up to its 50 MPG status. She isn't alone in her frustration. There's a class-action lawsuit against Honda going through the legal process right now over the exact ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Delco's Movers & Shakers: Mr. Meehan goes to Washington
PennLive.comJanuary 2, 2012

Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, to overhaul Medicare by having seniors buy private health insurance. As expressed in this paper and elsewhere, constituents felt Meehan had gone back on a campaign promise made during a debate with Lentz in 2010, ...more »

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