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CMS proposes significant Medicare OPPS and ASC payment system changes for 2019

On July 25, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published its 2019 Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) payment system proposed rule.  A fact sheet describing the proposed rule is available here. … Continue reading

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Parental Rights, Best Interests and Significant Harms: A Comparative Perspective on Medical Decision-Making on Behalf of Children

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS – Parental Rights, Best Interests and Significant Harms: A Comparative Perspective on Medical Decision-Making on Behalf of Children This collection has been inspired by the decision of the Court of Appeal in Great Ormond Street Hospital v Yates … Continue reading

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Immigrants Make Up Significant Portion of Healthcare Workers

As individuals in the U.S. are living longer and requiring more medical care, and the Baby Boomers are entering retirement and old age, the demand for healthcare workers also has grown. In the state of Texas, immigrants have stepped in … Continue reading

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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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The SEC’s New Cybersecurity Guidance Is More Significant Than You Might Think

In the wake of increasing major cyber security incidents—such as the recent Equifax data breach that affected about 140 million U.S. consumers— the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures in late February. The guidance … Continue reading

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