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National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

... Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS') final rule cutting Medicare payments for skilled nursing ... nation. A recent analysis on the impact of the rule indicates the U.S. economy would reduce business ... and a member of CoCares. "This administrative rule will trigger instability in the long term care ...

National Coalition of Front-Line Skilled Nursing Clinicians: Bipartisan Momentum to Stop CMS Medicare Regulation, Subsequent Funding Cuts, Grows in Congress

... a proposed Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) rule that, if finalized, would inflict $16 billion ... concern about the negative impact of the CMS rule on the provision of quality long term care and ... the Administration to hold issuance of the final rule while Congress considers health care reform: ...

FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

... to the main alternative, resin composite. The FDA rule destroys a dental myth that the mercury becomes ... Intense interest in the rule exists on Capitol Hill. Congresswoman Diane ... signed by 19 Members of Congress, calling for a rule to protect children and young women from amalgam. ...

NeurogesX Announces Resignation of Bruce A. Peacock from Board of Directors

... for continued listing as set forth in Listing rule 5605(c)(2)(A), which requires that the company's ... are independent. Consistent with Listing rule 5605(c)(4)(B) the company has until the earlier ... compliance with the requirements of Listing rule 5605(c)(2)(A). An active search for Mr. ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

... sold in an "At the Market" offering as defined in rule 415 of the Securities Act. This stock sale ... cash and cash equivalents. Nasdaq Marketplace rule 4350(b) (1) (B) requires Nasdaq-listed companies ... in an "At the Market" offering as defined in rule 415 of the Securities Act. The stock was sold at ...

Americans United for Life: Ninth Circuit Ruling on Pharmacists Endangers Fundamental Freedoms

... the Ninth Circuit ruled that an administrative rule of the Washington Board of Pharmacy took ... a lower-court decision blocking a draconian rule of the Washington Board of Pharmacy, means ... beliefs. The lower court had enjoined the rule while litigation over the rule's ...

New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill

... impact of health care reform cuts is the proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ... worry that Medicare funding cuts in the proposed rule could turn back the clock on the quality ... support for rescinding the proposed CMS rule as evidenced by effort led by U.S. Reps. Shelley ...

CDYNE XML Web Services Help Organizations Comply with FTC Red Flags Rule

... of the Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags rule . (Logo: ... 5% of identity theft claims. The Red Flags rule is designed to combat this problem by mandating ... August 1, in order to comply with the Red Flags rule , covered organizations must draft an Identity ...

Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations

... An emergency rule intended to reduce the number of deaths and ... in lives lost actually increased after the rule change due to an increase in crashes that ... "Our findings indicate that the 1994 rule was followed by a reduction of almost half in the ...

CorVel Corporation to Adopt 10b5-1 Stock Repurchase Plan

... be in accordance with guidelines specified under rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 ... policies regarding stock transactions. rule 10b5-1 allows public companies to adopt written, ... stock repurchase program and the entry into a rule 10b5-1 plan. These forward-looking statements are ...

WeissComm Group Acquires Common Sense Media Group, Appoints Founder Bob Pearson Chief Technology and Media Officer to Help Clients Evaluate and Optimize Social Media

... that it has signed a strategic alliance with rule 13 , a firm focused on social media education, ... improves the way they do business." rule 13, founded by George LeBrun, has worked with ... organizations into the world of the social web. rule 13 has also worked in partnership with O'Reilly ...

N.J. Hospitals Face $97 Million in Medicare Cuts

... Impact of New Payment rule Could Reach $500 Million by 2014 PRINCETON, ... sets Medicare payment policies. The proposed rule was released May 1 and is slated to be finalized ... for taking care of patients." The proposed rule makes several changes, including two so-called ...

Americans United for Life Memo Urges Senators to Consider New Abortion Polling Data Showing Majorities of all Parties Oppose Judicial Activism, Support Abortion Regulations

... and who will uphold the Constitution and the rule of law as written, including on issues involving ... and who will uphold the Constitution and the rule of law as written, including on issues involving ... Act (FOCA), a law that our next Justice could rule upon in an upcoming term of the U.S. Supreme ...

SearchAmerica(R) Unveils Next-Generation Red Flags Rule System for Health Care

... advice to manage, report and monitor Red Flags rule program compliance MINNEAPOLIS, May 14 ... for health care, today unveiled its Red Flags rule system designed to help hospitals comply with the Red Flags rule and Address ...

New Economic Impact Study: Obama Administration Implementation of Bush-Era Medicare Regulation Will Cost U.S. $2.5 Billion in Business Activity, Cut Over 30,000 Jobs

... claims data, and components of proposed SNF PPS rule for fiscal year 2010. "While we are and ... Quality Nursing Home Care, said the proposed CMS rule is inconsistent with the Administration's central ... health reform policy objectives. "The proposed rule would not only slow the creation of new jobs in ...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Receipt of Notice from Nasdaq of Failure to Satisfy Continued Listing Requirements

... (the " Rules "), respectively. Listing rule 5605(b)(1) requires that a majority of a listed ... comprised of independent directors, and Listing rule 5605(c)(2)(A) requires a listed company to have ... eligible for the cure period provided in Listing rule 5605 and that, as a result, the staff of Nasdaq ...

Progen Receives Nasdaq Notice Regarding Board Composition

... protection or competitive advantages. 1 rule 5605(b)(1) requires each Company to maintain a ... directors comprised of independent directors. 2 rule 5605(c)(2)(A) provides, in part, that each ... of at least three independent directors. 3 rule 5605(d)(2) provides, in part, that compensation ...

84 Members of Congress, Led by Rep. Betty Sutton, Urge Policymakers to Rescind Controversial Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Rule Before April 18 Deadline

... rescind the controversial "competitive" bidding rule before it is implemented on April 18, 2009. ... Services (CMS) published an interim final rule on the durable medical equipment (DME) ... that CMS has rushed implementation of this rule counter to Congress' intent when it delayed the ...

Lumension Webinar Focuses on How to Protect Medical Records, Ensure HIPAA Compliance and Improve Productivity

... the requirements set forth by the HIPAA Security rule while reducing unnecessary cost and ... Effectively comply with HIPAA Security rule Demonstrate the value of security to your ... Health Network Achieving HIPAA Security rule Compliance with Lumension About Lumension®: ...

Homecare Associations Nationwide Urge Policymakers to Rescind Controversial Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Rule

... the controversial CMS "competitive" bidding rule before it is implemented on April 18, 2009. The rule was issued in the waning hours of the Bush ... urge you to rescind the CMS competitive bidding rule published during the last hours of the Bush ...

ULURU Inc. ('ULURU') Dealing Disclosure Requirements

... subject to the dealing disclosure requirements of rule 8 of the Code. Under the provisions of rule 8.3 of the Code, if any person is, or becomes, ... deemed to be a single person for the purpose of rule 8.3. Under the provisions ...

Anesiva Announces Going Concern Opinion and Nasdaq Notice

... being made in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace rule 4350(b)(1)(B), which requires separate disclosure ... that it is not in compliance with Marketplace rule 4450(a)(3) because the Company's stockholders ... the Company is not in compliance with Marketplace rule 4450(b)(1) because the market value of listed ...

Conference on safeguarding health information, May 18-19

... required to follow the HIPAA Security rule include government agencies involved in health ... is expecting to draw hundreds of HIPAA security rule implementers; security, privacy and compliance ... techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security rule requirements with focus on strategies for ...

Edifecs Announces New Version of Its Integrated HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 Analysis and Migration Solution

... to HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards Final rule goes into effect. This final rule adopts Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 ... date is the date that policies in the final rule take effect and are considered to be officially ...

Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe

... UK Law Under the provisions of rule 8.3 of the UK Takeover Code (the "Code"), if any ... deemed to be a single person for the purpose of rule 8.3. Under the provisions of rule 8.1 of the Code, all "dealings" in "relevant ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Requests an Appeal Hearing After Receiving Notice of Delisting From Nasdaq

... due to noncompliance with Nasdaq Marketplace rule 4310(c)(3), which requires the Company to have a ... extension to regain compliance with Marketplace rule 4310(c)(3). In an appeal, the Company will be ... time to regain compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace rule 4310(c)(3). There can be no assurance that such ...

President Obama & Congress Act to Ensure Access to Compassionate End-of-Life Care for Patients & Families

... Congress, CMS began implementation of the final rule on October 1, 2008. "If allowed to move forward in FY10, this misguided rule will slash hospice payments by approximately ... and Congress on permanently overturning the CMS rule to eliminate the BNAF. NHPCO leadership are ...

Private Health Care Info Needs Better Safeguards

... and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rule also hinders important health research, the ... If lawmakers decide to continue with the current rule to protect privacy, they should make changes to improve the rule and government guidance on how to comply with it. ...

HIPAA privacy rule fails to adequately protect patient privacy and hampers health research

... and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy rule does not adequately protect the privacy of ... decide to continue relying on the current rule to protect privacy in health research, the committee recommends a series of changes to improve the rule and the guidance that the U.S. Department of ...

Gen-Probe to Acquire Tepnel Life Sciences, Fast-Growing European Molecular Diagnostics Company, for 92.8 Million Pounds Sterling ($132.2 Million) in Cash

... made today in the United Kingdom under rule 2.5 of the U.K. Takeover Code. "We believe ... about the offer, including a copy of the rule 2.5 announcement issued in the United Kingdom, is ... Securities and Exchange Commission today. The rule 2.5 announcement can also be found on the ...

Pelosi Statement on Obama Executive Order Repealing Global Gag Rule

... order by President Obama repealing the global gag rule is welcome news to the poorest women and families ... -- not fewer -- abortions. "The global gag rule has also prevented foreign non-governmental ... and democratic involvement. The global gag rule has damaged U.S. credibility in the international ...

After Eight Years of Injustice, International Family Planning Funding is Restored

... implored President Obama not to rescind the rule for fear it would rattle pro-lifers, President ... rule. Also known as the Mexico City policy, the rule prohibited American dollars from being granted to ... funds for abortion services or counseling. The rule also prohibited organizations from lobbying to ...

Catholics for Choice Statement on Overturning the Mexico City Policy

... today welcoming the reversal of the Global Gag rule by President Barack Obama. "Today's ... overturning the Mexico City Policy, or Global Gag rule as it is more commonly known, is tremendously ... States. "For the past eight years the gag rule has represented an unconscionable attack on free ...

HIPAA Privacy Rule Limits America's Promise in Research

... Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and ... difficulty recruiting participants and that the rule creates barriers to diversity in research ... American people, a revision of the HIPAA Privacy rule is imperative says the AAHC. Among its ...

American Association for Homecare Criticizes Release of Controversial Medicare Bidding Rule in Final Hours of Bush Administration

... the release of the CMS "competitive" bidding rule in the final hours of the Bush Administration, "a ... the agency leadership to issue this interim final rule for this controversial program. Earlier today, CMS issued the interim final rule for "competitive" bidding for homecare durable ...

Economic Stimulus Package Could Impinge on Americans' Health Privacy

... first fix the already-outdated 1996 HIPAA privacy rule to ensure individuals have control over their ... Freedom (IHF). "Right now, the HIPAA privacy rule has too many loopholes to ensure true patient ... without first fixing the federal health privacy rule (to ensure patient consent), everyone would end ...

Gov. Rendell Expresses Disappointment with Bush Administration's Last-Minute Regulation Limiting Patient Care

... regulation that establishes a 'refusal clause' rule that could have serious, detrimental impacts on ... and Human Services decided to finalize this rule as quickly as possible and only provided the ... added that the rushed effort to finalize the rule did not meet the threshold for urgency or the ...

Proposed Truck Clean-Up Rule Will Save Billions in Health-Related Costs for Truckers and Other Californians

... rule Makes Smart Economic Sense, Will Stimulate ... Protection Advisory Committee. "CARB's proposed rule will clean up the most polluting trucks and save ... Sonoma Technology, Inc. Complying with the truck rule over its 15-year life will cost less than $6 ...

Final Rule Issued for Patient Safety Organizations

... of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule for Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs). The rule becomes effective on Jan. 19, 2009. It provides ... risks and hazards. "I expect the final rule and the creation of Patient Safety Organizations ...

NBTY Founder Adopts Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan

... stock trading plan was adopted in accordance with rule 10b5-1 of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of ... policies with respect to insider trading. rule 10b5-1 allows corporate officers and directors to ... when they sold their stock. Under his rule 10b5-1 plan, which is effective as of December 2, ...
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