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Election to Have Significant Impact on Agent Issues

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Election to Have Significant Impact on Agent Issues

What are the consequences for health care, taxes and insurance regulation?

The 2012 elections have come and gone, and while there will be many new faces in the 113th Congress next year, there is no shift in the balance of power between the two parties in either the White House or Congress.

Temporary Guidance Issued on 90-day Waiting Period Limit

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New temporary guidance has been released regarding the 90-day maximum waiting period mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA stipulates that for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2014, group health plans and group health insurance issuers may not apply any waiting period that exceeds 90 days.

Is Your Business Prepared for Healthcare Reform?

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With the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act, is your business prepared for healthcare reform?

CFR can help you navigate and implement the changes.

Physicians: Avoid a Negative Online Reputation

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on Thursday, 19 April 2012
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More patients are consulting the internet first to research their symptoms and read physician reviews before scheduling a doctor appointment. A physician's presence (or non-presence) on the internet can affect their reputation and the reputation of the office or hospital they work for.

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Did You Know: Health Care Workers

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Eight to 12 percent of the 7 million U.S. health care workers have developed an allergic sensitivity to latex at some time during their careers, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Allergic sensitivity can lead to skin disorders, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular problems.

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Health Information Technology: Is it Worth the Risk?

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on Thursday, 05 April 2012
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Study Links Long Shifts to Patient Deaths

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on Wednesday, 28 March 2012
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According to researchers at the University of Maryland, the length of a nurse's shift has a big effect on the health of the patients they treat.

Frequency and Severity of Professional Liability Claims Rising in Health Care

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The frequency and severity of professional liability claims are on the rise, according to a Zurich study of the health care industry.