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Penalty for Failure to use EMR -- CMS doing the right thing for patients

Physicians scoff at rules requiring them to use electronic records and now they must pay the penalty.

Melinda Beck reported in the Wall Street Journal 12/18/14 “Medicare to Cut Payments to Some Doctors, Hospitals”.   212 more words

Drug Safety

Withholding Graduation: The Scandal Across the UK’s Universities

Every year, hundreds of hard working students across the UK are stripped of their opportunity to graduate. Why? Because of petty fines accumulated for overdue books, poor behaviour and drunkenness amongst other things. 681 more words


Parking Fines Have Students Fuming

BY ANDREW PENACHO // DEC. 18, 2014 //

Students are rarely pleased with the parking situation at Curry College. Specifically, they routinely complain about a perceived lack of parking spots, as well as rules that restrict where on campus they can park. 408 more words

Lead Story

San Jose Heavily Fines Illegally Operating Marijuana Dispensaries

SAN JOSE (KCBS)— San Jose has assessed some hefty fines against illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. 19 of the city’s 23 collectives, found to have been operating illegally, have now closed and had received warning letters from the city. 177 more words


OSHA cites Dollar Tree for violations at Delaware store

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree Stores Inc. faces civil penalties totaling $103,000 for workplace safety violations at a Delaware store.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Wednesday inspectors saw overhead boxes fall on a store employee in New Castle, Delaware, during a June visit. 103 more words

Local News

FCC Reportedly Planning To Fine Sprint $105M For Wireless Bill-Cramming

Just two months after the Federal Communications Commission imposed its largest fine on AT&T for overcharging consumers using a practice known as “bill-cramming,” the regulator is reportedly poised to saddle Sprint with the same $105 million fine for similar practices. 426 more words