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Feds Want An End To Medicare Bonus Program
2012-04-23 10:03:27

Federal investigators are calling for an end to an $8 billion Medicare bonus program that rewards providers of second-rate healthcare, charging that the program is a political ploy by the Obama administration. The report, issued today by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO), states that the $8.3 billion pledged for quality bonuses to Medicare Advantage insurance plans would postpone the pain of cuts to the plans under the new healthcare law. Most of the money would go to...

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2012-03-29 12:22:47

Despite the recent controversy in the Supreme Court regarding President Obama's health care law, the White House says it has no contingency plans. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is confident the Supreme Court's decision will fall their way. "We're confident that the legislation is constitutional," Earnest said in a statement.  "We are focused on implementing all the provisions of the law, because they're important benefits that will be realized by...

White House Unveils Online Privacy Bill Of Rights
2012-02-23 12:31:44

The Obama administration today unveiled a new online bill of rights intended to protect consumers´ privacy and protect their personal data when surfing the Web. The measure has already received support from a number of top Internet and tech companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, which have pledged to provide more information on how data will be gathered and used before apps are downloaded. The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights are a set of guidelines that would allow...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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