The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent a letter to State Medicaid Directors rescinding 2016 guidance that specifically restricted states’ ability to take certain actions against […]
Trump Executive Order Promises Better Veteran Health Care
IRS warns 2018 property tax prepayments only deductible in 2017 if already assessed in 2017.
The Internal Revenue Service is acting to help health Obamacare subsidy eligible individuals living in regions where exchange insurers do not offer bronze (lowest cost) coverage. The move comes as House and Senate Conferees are […]
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New and resumed interactions that accompany the start of a new school year create new bullying risks. The federal government and many states have laws and other rules that make bullying illegal or civilly actionable […]
Practicing water safety is critical!
While living in a well-run assisted-living or other support of residential living arrangement can provide many positive social, safety and healthcare benefit for patients with declining physical or cognitive abilities, most elderly and disabled individuals dread […]
Millions of elderly and disabled Americans live in nursing, assisted living and other care facilities. While patients and their families admit patients to these facility rightly expect these care providers to appropriately and safely care […]
The self-composed obituary of Sonia Todd is a touching reminder of the power and importance of patient choice even for patients facing death. The success of our health science and the ever extraordinary miracles […]