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55 Million Covered by Medicare on 50th Anniversary

CALA is marking its 20th anniversary this year by celebrating the people that it serves…and Medicare is doing the same thing. This week, the… 399 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 7/29/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 29, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to revise the Guideline on Air Quality Models (“Guideline”). 758 more words

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Bill Seeks to Rein In Educational Bureaucracy

“We’ve got a loaded docket, so let’s go ahead and get started,” Senator Louis Pate, Co-Chairman of the Senate Health Care Committee, said to a crowded room in the Legislative Office Building. 978 more words


On Using Food Stamps for Junk Food

Some legislators in Maine want more control over how recipients of food stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP) spend them.

According to Scott Thistle at the… 255 more words

HHS: Most migrant youths reunited with parents in the U.S.

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Nine of 10 migrant children detained in the United States after illegally crossing the Mexican border are at least temporarily reunited with family members or friends, government officials testified Tuesday. 89 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 6/23/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for June 23, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Black River, Lorain, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Black River during the Black River Kayak-a-thon. 579 more words

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Two New Legislative Approaches to ICD-10

With the clock ticking toward an October 1, 2015 compliance deadline for ICD-10, Tennessee Rep. Diane Black recently introduced a bill, HR 2247, that would require a transition period for the changeover from ICD-9 codes. 177 more words

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