Recently, ACP offered practical solutions to physicians’ concerns about Medicare’s proposal to implement the new payment system created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The College’s detailed recommendations,...Show More Summary
The RSPCA has hailed the ACT government’s decision to ban greyhound racing as an historic milestone for animal welfare. At 4pm the Barr government released a statement declaring its intention to end the practice after NSW Premier Mike Baird had earlier announced the NSW government would ban racing from 1 July 2017. The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing [...]
Brazil's acting President Michel Temer assured the guests of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro that the risk of zika infection during their visit is "practically non-existent."
The practice of job hopping is often looked upon with negativity, and employees who move from job to job are typically viewed as lazy, uncommitted or flaky. What many millennials are discovering, however, is that job hopping can actually provide some surprising benefits if handled correctly. Show More Summary
Jay Bhatt, DO, Chief Health Officer, Illinois Health and Hospital Association Heather Lavoie, Chief Strategy Officer, Geneia MACRA (the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) aims to drive positive patient outcomes and reward physicians and clinicians who engage in the activities that support and further these goals. Show More Summary
The North Carolina legislature has passed a bill that repeals the portion of HB2 that denies a right to sue to enforce that State’s employment discrimination statute (the North Carolina Equal Employment Practices Act, or EEPA). For press reports, see,...
Today’s announcement of a project to update the venerable law from California Forward, the Fair Political Practices Commission, and the University of California. … Continue reading ?
Bill Cosby has been the recipient of nearly 60 honorary degrees — everything from fine arts, music, education, and law — since his ascent into the world of comedy and acting in the 1960s. They are, like all honorary degrees, practically worthless. Even so, they do represent a public association ... More »
Petr Cech made an appearance at Wimbledon on Saturday as the Arsenal goalkeeper helped out during Czech compatriot Radek Stepanek's practice session.
Three years ago, the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, a 50-year-old piece of civil rights legislation that ended the Jim Crow practices of poll taxes and other restrictions that disproportionately denied people of color and poor people the right to vote. (more…)
Pope Francis is a remarkable religious leader in part because he acts more like a jazz soloist than a marching-band leader. Instead of guiding his followers through practiced routines based on a shared score, he riffs alone and then traipses backwards, making up his own melodies and repeating old themes in new keys. Show More Summary
A Danish subsidiary of a company based in the US state of Massachusetts has agreed to pay a $3.4 million fine under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for improper payments while selling it ultrasound equipment in Russia and five other nations, the US Department of Justice announced in a press release.
“If Donald Trump’s claims that certain of his commercial ventures benefit charity are untrue, he could be held liable under Section 349 of New York’s General Business Law, which forbids deceptive business acts and practices, as well as under charitable [...]
One of the biggest challenges with trying to hold the line against pseudoscience in medicine is that the proponents of pseudoscience are relentless. Since they have a large financial stake in the outcome, they dedicate the time and resources to lobbying state legislatures to get the laws they want. They lobby for health care freedom […]
"My thoughts — when I returned to the act of thinking about something rather than nothing — were fresher and more surprising. It is clear to me that this ancient meditative practice helps free the mind to have richer experiences of the present. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. Thirty years ago, before she was a successful lawyer with her own practice in San Francisco, Eunice Chang had to take the SAT like everyone else. Armed with a practice...Show More Summary
Yesterday was a very, very sad day. The Blue Angels were doing a practice flight over Smyrna, Tennessee when things went horribly wrong. One of the jets crashed in front
Congress has a new bill in front of them that could allow you to write off your golf habit, and other sports-related expenses. The Personal (...)
In a recent IRS Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum (“CCA”), the IRS addressed the tax consequences of a disgorgement payment made to the Securities and Exchange Commission for violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
The House Judiciary Committee, by an 18-6 vote, has given its approval to the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016, which would curtail the Department of Justice’s practice of using legal settlements to funnel money to favored groups [Rep. Show More Summary