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Regulatory Agenda of Trump Administration Indicates Significant DOL Changes

The Trump Administration has issued its regulatory agenda, which is a semi-annual statement of the short- and long-term policy plans of government agencies. The DOL is at the forefront of these changes to come. The agency stated that it will … Continue reading

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"Planting the seed for marijuana use: Changes in exposure to medical marijuana advertising and subsequent adolescent marijuana use, cognitions, and consequences over seven years"

The title of this post is the title of this notable new research now appearing in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Here is its highlights and abstract: Highlights • Many adolescents are exposed to medical marijuana (MM) advertising. • … Continue reading

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CMS Proposes Payment and Policy Changes Impacting SNFs for FY 2019 – Plus a New “Patient-Driven Payment Model” Case Mix System for FY 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its annual proposed update to Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) PPS rates and policies for fiscal year (FY) 2019. In addition to providing a $850 million boost to Medicare payments … Continue reading

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You May Be A Loser (Does the Recent Publishers Clearing House Class Action Lawsuit Portend Changes in Sweepstakes Law?)

On April 23, 2018, 13 disgruntled senior citizens, led by a retired and disabled veteran who for seven years purchased hundreds of items from Publishers Clearing House (PCH) believing this would increase his chance of winning the PCH Sweepstakes, sued … Continue reading

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Life Often Changes and So Should Your Estate Plan

If there are major changes in your life, it is likely that a fresh look at your estate plan is in order. If your life changes significantly, it is wise to take a look at your estate plan. There are … Continue reading

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