By: Daryn Duff | Sep 15, 2011 If you run a business that involves moving people or goods, you probably need to apply to the U.S. Department of Transportation, or USDOT, for an identification number. Transportation firms also need to register with the USDOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The USDOT uses this information to keep track of a firm's safety records.
By: Sherry Krueger | Sep 13, 2011 Every day we grow closer to the full implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which becomes fully enforcable by 2014. This is, conveniently, long after the general elections of 2012 and the politicians who brought this legislation on the American public are safely insulated from their votes on the bill by the short term memory of American voters. However, the effects of the legislation are already taking its toll on the American public, their health care, and...
By: DianaMariana | Aug 31, 2011 Looking for a process server in the Philippines? Here's an article that discusses process service and process servers. Learn more about the services, duties and responsibilities of a process server.
By: Georgina Clatworthy | Jul 10, 2011 In most types of personal injury claim the insurance company will look to make a settlement quickly and before the case goes to court. However, sometimes a claim may go to trial because neither party can agree over the claim made or the settlement on offer. If you find yourself needing to go to court over your claim then you will need to hire a DC personal injury lawyer who has trial experience to represent you.
By: Harvey McEwan | Jun 27, 2011 With the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) set to go into affect on 1st October, umbrella companies and recruitment agencies are being urged to consider terms of compliance for the directive now.
By: Sherry Krueger | Jun 16, 2011 There has been a lot of talk recently about outcome based healthcare coming out of Washington as a way to sell the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The proponents of the PPACA claim that when the new law is fully implemented the quality of healthcare will go up while the cost will go down. One of the plans touted through the PPACA is Accountable Care Organizations (ACO's) where hospital and doctor groups are rewarded for decreasing Medicare and Medicaid costs...
By: Sherry Krueger | Jun 14, 2011 The requirements contained within the 492 page volume of regulations, which will govern Accountable Care Organizations (ACO's), will create ‘significant barriers' that will discourage the support of the concept of ACO's. So says Delos Cosgrove, the CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, in an eight page letter to Donald Berwick, top administrator for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
By: Sherry Krueger | Jun 10, 2011 One of the ways that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) aims to reduce Medicare/Medicaid expenses is to utilize Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). An ACO is a group of doctors and hospitals that will share the responsibility for providing quality care to patients. Under the new law, an ACO would agree to manage all of the healthcare needs of a minimum of 5,000 Medicare recipients for a minimum of three years.