Tag Archives: Tightening

CMS Proposes Tightening Medicaid Provider Reassignment Rules

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to rescind the authority of states to make Medicaid payments to a third party on behalf of an individual provider, rather than directly to the provider, “for benefits such as … Continue reading

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Tightening Service and Emotional Support Animal Regulations

When he boarded his plane, Martin Jackson simply wanted to sit in his assigned seat. But when Jackson maneuvered around a passenger seated with an emotional support dog, the dog lunged for Jackson’s face. Jackson sustained facial wounds requiring 28 … Continue reading

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Another round of belt tightening

While work on fiscal year 2012 budgets is slowly making progress in Congress, federal agencies are already working on their planned 2013 budgets, preparing submissions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Those agencies, including NASA, are now being … Continue reading

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Tightening the budget screws

In their "Pledge to America" last fall, the House GOP leadership proposed cutting most discretionary spending to FY 2008 levels. That's not enough, though, for some Republicans. On Thursday the Republican Study Committee announced its Spending Reduction Act, intended to … Continue reading

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