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  • ...eenth and eighteenth weeks of pregnancy. After quickening, however, common law was less clear as to whether abortion was considered a crime. In the United ...before the courts eventually resulted in the need for clarification of the law by the Supreme Court. After considering many abortion-related appeals and p
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  • ...lfare|welfare]]</span> program. By 1995, 34 million people were covered by Medicaid, including 17 million children.</p> ...edicare]]</span> legislation for retired persons in 1965. The enactment of Medicaid meant that persons who met federal financial eligibility requirements were
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  • ...Security and who are too poor to pay the monthly premium, <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span>, the state and federal program for low-income persons, is availabl ...y protested the tax. In the face of this opposition, Congress repealed the law in 1989.
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  • ..., where she was awarded her juris doctor degree in 1972. After earning her law degree, she spent one year as an associate with the firm of Davis, Miner, a ...enue Service|Internal Revenue Service]]</span> or Medicaid, as required by law. She later repaid the state $15,239 for her mother's nursing home expenses.
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  • ...the development of <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span> and <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> to assist the elderly and the poor in being able to afford medical ...number of children who are uninsured and whose families do not qualify for Medicaid. As many as 8.5 million children under the age of 18 are uninsured, accordi
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  • ...ls participating in <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span> or <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> to implement a "required request" policy. Hospitals are required t ...tions of organ procurement and transplantation. The 1986 required "request law" came from one of the task force's recommendations.</p>
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  • The law presumes that an adult is competent, but competency may be an issue in nume ...irst Amendment's Free Excise of Religion Clause, <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span>, statutory rights of a parent in raising a child, and the state's
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  • ... advice. Physicians and surgeons are highly trained and duly authorized by law to practice medicine.</p> ...to laws regulating their specific area of practice. They are prohibited by law from practicing medicine or surgery.</p>
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  • ...ghts-topics/hiv-discrimination-more/ HIV / AIDS Patients - Learn About the Law] ...vices Discrimination: Persons with HIV Infection or AIDS - Learn About the Law]
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  • ... in order to ensure that minimal health and safety requirements imposed by law are observed. When a license is necessary, operation of a facility without ...eration of private care facilities for the purpose of the <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> program.</p>
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  • ...CP]]</span>). In New York, Edelman received NAACP training in civil rights law for one year. She moved to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and became the fir ...<span>[[Child Care|child care]]</span> bill, increases in <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> spending, and, of course, additional spending for her cherished He
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  • The genesis of elder law can be found in the convergence of several profound social developments. On ...ounger workers, who may produce more and work for less compensation. Elder law addresses these and other special legal problems of the elderly.
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  • ...l be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law." The drafters of the Constitution sought to secure the federal <span>[[Spe ...on the terms of a federal <span>[[Water Pollution|Water Pollution]]</span> law; the Court declined to address specifically whether the <span>[[Executive B
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  • ... Reduction Act (Pub. L. No. 104-13, 109 Stat. 163)&#x2014;were signed into law by the president.</p> ...o such programs as <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span> and <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span>, which provide <span>[[Health Care|health care]]</span> to elderly
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  • ...y service personnel. Congress and the states jointly fund <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> and <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span>, which are <span>[[Health I The judicial branches of governments also shape insurance law. Courts are often asked to resolve disputes between the parties to an insur
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  • <p>Under federal law kickbacks involving government officials or funds provided by the governmen <p>Though many types of kickbacks are prohibited under federal and state law, kickbacks are not illegal per se. If a kickback does not specifically viol
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  • ...eral standards for <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span> and <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> eligibility.</p> ...rted in 1966 as a fee-for-service program. By the 1990s, the conversion of Medicaid to a managed care model of service delivery had grown rapidly, serving as m
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  • ...fense contractors, <span>[[Medicare|Medicare]]</span> and <span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span> providers have frequently been the target of qui tam actions. The ...001. "Applying Coase to Qui Tam Actions Against the States." <i>Notre Dame Law Review</i> 77 (November).</p>
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  • ..."obscene," "lewd," or "lascivious" publications through the U.S. mail. The law specified that materials designed, adapted, or intended "for preventing con ...or seduction. Abortion was not illegal under the <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span> as long as it was performed before "quickening," the period at abo
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  • <div type="article"><p>The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an internationally known nonprofit organization that files ...ights cases. Their practice eventually developed into the Southern Poverty Law Center. Levin functioned as legal director of the Center from 1971 to 1976.
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  • ...407 [1992], the U.S. Supreme Court held that the FCLAA had preempted state law damage. In effect, because tobacco companies were federally mandated to inc ...derage smokers and to reduce the federal deficit. The bills did not become law, however.
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  • ...ided additional welfare benefits, including medical care (<span>[[Medicaid|Medicaid]]</span>), public housing, food stamps, and Supplemental Security Income (S ...up with a new welfare plan that meets new federal criteria. Under the 1996 law, federal funds can be used to provide a total of only five years of aid in
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  • Workers' compensation law is governed by statutes in every state. Specific laws vary with each jurisd ...se injury is covered by the workers' compensation statute loses the common-law right to sue the employer for that injury, but injured workers may still su
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  • ...an>[[Centers_For_Medicare_And_Medicaid_Services|centers for medicare &amp; medicaid services]]</span>; the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; the Cent ...ed to health and human services. In addition, the secretary is required by law to submit to the president and to Congress periodic reports that explain ho
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  • ...span>[[Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services|centers for medicare and medicaid services]]</span> (CMS), health care expenditures grew 6.5 percent per year One major area within health care law is <span>[[Medical Malpractice|medical malpractice]]</span>, which is profe
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  • ... and outpatient services. The federal government helps the states fund the Medicaid Program, and the states administer it. Medicare, Part A, initially covered ...ate indemnity insurers charge premiums and pay the bills, and the Medicare-Medicaid system, where taxes
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  • ...h an obligation can be enforced. The Supreme Court cases deal with federal law, or principles of federal pre-emption when federal laws and state laws are Federal Medicaid law does not authorize a state's department of health services to assert a lien
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  • ...otection and Affordable Care Act is a federal statute that was signed into law by [[Barack Obama|President Barack Obama]] on March 23, 2010. {{Emerging law}} <br>
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