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Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million

The following information was released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights in Action on August 4, 2016.

Advocate Health Care Network (Advocate) has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. 329 more words

Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

Medical Benefits Of Using Dental Floss Unproven

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HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP)– It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. 156 more words


Criminal Investigator - Recent Graduate

Criminal Investigator: GL-1811-07/09

Recent Graduates who have completed within the previous two years a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. 34 more words

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Tell Congress to Stop Sneak Attacks on Working People

Funding the government is one of the basic requirements of Congress. But as we too often see, the process consistently takes far longer than originally scheduled. 327 more words

American Workers

Federal Register Highlights - 7/13/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 13, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs four Multnomah County bridges: The Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7; Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4; Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8; and Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1; all crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. 419 more words

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Milw. Co. to accept applications for rent assistance from general public for first time since 2001

MILWAUKEE — Beginning THIS WEEK, Milwaukee County will accept applications for rent assistance vouchers for the first time since 2001.

According to Milwaukee County officials — the county’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Housing Division will be accepting applications for its Section 8 Rent Assistance Vouchers between July 12th and July 14th. 806 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 7/5/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 5, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would update the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) payment rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine medical supply (NRS) conversion factor, effective for home health episodes of care ending on or after January 1, 2017. 1,333 more words

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