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Medicare Claim Data Ordered Released

October 2, 2007
A judge’s order requiring the federal government to release information on the quality and cost of thousands of physicians could embolden employers to steer employees to better-performing doctors.
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Paid Sick Leave Mandate Raises Employer Ire

September 20, 2007
One reason business groups resist the paid sick leave bill is because the seven days would be added to companies’ existing paid-time-off benefits unless the leave was specifically designated as sick time.
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Senate Unanimously Approves Mental Health Bill

September 19, 2007
The measure, the product of more than two years of negotiations among lawmakers, insurers, patient advocates and the business community, would require equality between mental health and medical/surgical benefits on treatment, costs and out-of-network coverage.
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