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The Leader Of The A.C.L.U. Has Always Fought Fear With Facts
The FADERFebruary 1, 2017

As the newest director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Anthony Romero is head of an organization that defends the rights of all people in the U.S., no matter what they look like, who they sleep with, how much money they make, or how opposing ...more »

Trump Nominates Gorsuch For Supreme Court, Promising Long Conservative Majority
ForbesFebruary 1, 2017

Scalia upheld the power of state courts to determine the limits of tort law even when that subjected pharmaceutical companies to crushing verdicts, and the late justice wasn't a fan of judge-made doctrines. Gorsuch rejected a utility-industry challenge ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Trump remarks suggest slowdown in push to repeal health-care law
The Seattle TimesFebruary 7, 2017

The committee room, filled with health-care lobbyists, consumer advocates and others with a vital stake in the future of the health-care law, erupted with knowing laughter at Price's careful formulation. For those following the issue, it has been an ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Overnight Healthcare: Conservatives warn against weakening ObamaCare repeal | House considers replacement bills
The HillFebruary 2, 2017

Two top House conservatives are calling on Republican leadership to bring up for a vote the ObamaCare repeal bill that passed early last year, worrying that the party could pass a smaller bill that repeals less of the law. The bill that passed early ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Owensboro Adult Caretakers Sentenced for Elder Abuse
SurfKY News (registration) (blog)February 6, 2017

(2/6/17) — Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control today announced the sentencing of two adult caretakers on elder abuse for incidents at separate Owensboro nursing facilities. Lori Graham, 44, of Owensboro ...more »

Living Wills
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Charlotte Law rolls out funding options amid student concerns
Charlotte Business JournalFebruary 1, 2017

That includes a 20% tuition discount for students who self-fund their education costs. Students who received federal financial aid for the fall 2016/spring 2017 academic year are entitled to a remaining disbursement of funds — despite Charlotte Law's ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Republicans can save Medicare, again
The Hill (blog)February 1, 2017

... Act (ACA) commonly known as ObamaCare. But once again, it is actually Republicans who can and should save this vital program for seniors. They must do so by coupling any ObamaCare repeal with measures to reinstate Medicare hospital payments, ...more »

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