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Non-State Actors and Public Health Emergencies

Bill of Health

States maintain these obligations even when non-State actors are involved in health care financing, provision, and governance, albeit further normative development in this area is still urgently needed. 3 ICESCR ) for the full realization of the right to health.

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Most Americans Want the Federal Government to Ensure Healthcare for All

Health Populi

believe that the Federal government should ensure that their fellow Americans, a new Gallup Poll found. This sentiment has been relatively stable since 2000 except for two big outlying years: a spike of 69% in 2006, and a low-point in 2003 of 42%. This asked people whether they would prefer a government-run health system.

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Is a Federal Medical License Constitutional?

Bill of Health

Some scholars have interpreted this to mean that the federal government has the right under the Commerce Clause to regulate all medical licensure. Gupta cites the Dormant Commerce Clause doctrine, a court-invented principle which allows the federal government to strike down state laws deemed excessively burdensome to interstate trade.

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Should Sacred Plant Medicines Have Standing? The Original Instructions and Western Jurisprudence

Bill of Health

The first law protecting the rights of nature was passed in 2006 to protect the existence and flourishing of natural communities in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, in response to a proposed toxic sludge dump. Most notably, the government of Ecuador has enshrined the rights of nature, or Pachamama, into their constitution.

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Seventh Circuit Clarifies “Authoritative Guidance” for the False Claims Act

Hall Render

Turning to the present case, in Safeway , the relator alleged that the defendant engaged in the submission of false claims to the government when it “reported its ‘retail’ price for certain drugs as its ‘usual and customary’ price.” This footnote originated as a footnote in a memorandum issued by CMS in October of 2006.

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Safe Haven Laws and Anti-Abortion Politics

Bill of Health

Legal scholar Carol Sanger’s 2006 Columbia Law Review article exposes the “culture of life” goals of safe haven laws. Bush, a Republican, anti-abortion supporter of government funded faith-based social services. The first safe haven law was called the Baby Moses law in Texas, highlighting the biblical story of Moses’ rescue.

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3 Compelling Reasons — Beyond the Law — to Expand Consumer Access to Personal Records

HIT Consultant

These safeguards become even more demanding as consumers and government agencies call for increased transparency and access to personal data. Do we have a data governance team in place, and is it effective? Rigorous consumer protections bog down financial institutions, e-commerce companies and educational organizations.