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Congressional Committees Focus on ACA and Other Health Policy Issues

Federal health policy is an early focus for Congressional committees.  In addition to several hearings held in January, Congressional hearings in February have concentrated on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and primary care, including the following: A House Energy and … Continue reading

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2018 Year-End Issues for Audit Committees

Posted by Steve Klemash and Jennifer Lee, EY Center for Board Matters, and John Schraudenbach, EY, on Sunday, December 2, 2018 Editor's Note: Steve W. Klemash is Americas Leader and Jennifer Lee is Senior Manager at the EY Center for … Continue reading

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Medical Futility Cases – Importance of Written Decisions from California, Texas, and Virginia Appropriate Care Committees

I have repeatedly criticized the intramural resolution of medical futility conflicts as violating procedural due process. The most notable omissions are (1) a neutral decision maker, (2) appellate review, and (3) notice. But another missing element is a “written statement” of … Continue reading

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Charlie Gard Law Introduced in Parliament – UK May Mandate Clinical Ethics Committees & Medical Mediation

This week, Lord Mackay introduced an amendment to the Mental Capacity Act bill that would mandate NHS entities to have access to both "clinical ethics committees" and formal "medical mediation." The law is based on a proposal drafted in memory … Continue reading

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How Independent Audits and Audit Committees Protect Nonprofits

A nonprofit’s viability may depend heavily on the organization’s financial credibility. Proper financial management is essential to the health of any nonprofit and may be pivotal to the protection of the organization’s mission and consequent effectiveness and efficiency. Independent audits and … Continue reading

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