Pandemic Police Powers of a State Should be Least Restrictive

According to the CDC, states should make police actions that are the 'least restrictive,' even during a pandemic.  CDC guidance also notes that citizens should not be denied life, liberty…

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Requiring Employees to be Tested for Infectious Disease

Employer Required COVID-19 tests for employees, According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, and EEOC Laws According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: An employer may administer a COVID-19…

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How do Pharmacy Benefit Managers Determine Pricing?

This is a complex subject—first, some introductory concepts. Then, the details. In healthcare, the intersection of demand, price, quality, and suppliers' sources alone does not determine whether pricing is appropriate.[i]…

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What is the HITECH Act? New developments since 2009 including the ACA of 2010, HIPAA Omnibus of 2013, MACRA of 2015 and 21st Century CURES Act of 2016

What is the HITECH Act? Introduction for the Novice

What is the HITECH Act?   An Introduction for the Layperson People who ask, "what is the HITECH Act?" want to understand how the Act impacts electronic health record use, privacy,…

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World Suicide Prevention During COVID-19 Pandemic Requires Empathy and Outreach

September 10th 2020 is World Suicide Prevention Day. CDC data indicates that suicide and suicidal ideation is higher in men aged 18-24, essential workers, blacks, and Hispanics who never graduated…

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