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  • Government fails, long live government! The rise of 'failurism'.

    .... More recently, this complacency about policy outcomes has begun to dissolve. University-based historians, economists, and political scientists ...Indeed, a shorthand definition of a failurist is someone who believes that government fails a lot but who believes, without ...

  • Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2017; Medicare Advantage Bid Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage and Part D Medical Loss Ratio Data Release; Medicare Advantage Provider Network Requirements; Expansion of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements

    This major final rule addresses changes to the physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies, such as changes to the Value Modifier, to ensure that our payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice and the relative value of services, as well as changes in the statute. This final rule also includes changes related to the Medicare Shared Savings Program,...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-26668. Page 80169. ..., (410) 786-4503, for issues related to PAMA section 218(a) policy and the transition from traditional x-ray imaging to digital ... from the proposed scope packages, and the proposed definition of the scope video system based on the current endoscopy video ...

  • An economist's case for a noninterventionist foreign policy.

    .... The Government Ratchet . When I was a senior economist with President Ronald Reagan's Council of Economic ...By definition, the eastern front was where virtually all Soviet lives were lost, losses that totaled around 35 ...

  • Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

    This final rule implements Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Section 1557). Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs and activities. The final rule clarifies and codifies existing nondiscrimination requirements and sets forth new standards to implement Section 1557, particularly with respect

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-11458. Page 31375. ... day of the first plan year (in the individual market, policy year) beginning on or after January 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER ... Section 92.4 now provides a definition of the term ``national origin.''. OCR decided against ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ... was not regarded as one of the ordinary functions of government. . Another decision marking a clear departure from the logic of .... . . Whatever we may think of the wisdom of a rotection policy, we cannot hold it unconstitutional. So long as the motive of .... Definition of Terms . Commerce .-The etymology of the word "commerce" ...

  • Environmental crimes.

    ...from any point source." (249) This definition "includes within its reach point sources that do not themselves ... of pollutants than those mandated by the federal government. (260) Transfer of the permit system to the states still requires ... of an "onshore facility" in order to best effectuate the policy embodied in the Act, namely, to ensure the prompt commencement of ...

  • Technology and the role of intent in constitutionally protected expression.

    ... [a federal statute addressing food stamp fraud], the Government must prove that the defendant knew that his acquisition or ...As Paul Crane wrote, "in providing a definition, the Court created more confusion than elucidation." (96) ... date back decades, it's not surprising that some policy-makers and opinion leaders approaching middle age, as well as ...

  • Legal Alert - The Fiscal Policy Of The New Finnish Government Published.

    On 17 June 2011 the new Finnish government reached agreement on the new Government Programme. The Programme includes the definition of Government's fiscal policy for the commenced term of four years. The fiscal policy pursues to secure the financing of welfare services and to balance the national economy while strengthening the ...

  • Big Data and Pharmacovigilance: Using Health Information Exchanges to Revolutionize Drug Safety

    Data on individual patients collected through state and federal health information exchanges has the potential to usher in a new era of drug regulation. These exchanges, produced by recent health care reform legislation, will amass an unprecedented amount of clinical information on drug usage, demographic variables, and patient outcomes. This information could aid the Food and Drug Administration

  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and Office of Management and...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2012-31480. Page 1317. ... and reaffirms the principles, structures, and definitions governing contemporary regulatory review that were established in ... separation between judgments of science and judgments of policy. Retrospective analysis of existing rules. Agencies are ...

  • Technological Modernization

    The Federal Election Commission requests comment on proposed changes to its regulations to address contributions and expenditures that are made by electronic means, such as through internet-based payment processors or text messaging; to eliminate and update references to outdated technologies; and to address similar issues. The Commission has not made any final decisions about the issues and...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-25102. Page 76415. ..., The Hill, July 14, 2014, http://www.thehill.com/policy/technology/212170-lawmakers-want-more-e-signatures. ...C. Proposed General Definitions. Many of the Commission's current regulations do not account ...

  • Fear and (in)security: the Canadian government's response to the Chilean refugees.

    ... to the ways different domestic and global forces and events, such as the Cold War, American policy in Latin America, U.S.-Canada relations, the Quebec Crisis, the rise of civil rights movements in ...Canadian policy-makers believed that the Refugee Convention definition was not encompassing enough to include individuals who did not cross internationally recognized ...

  • Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

    NRCS published an interim rule, with request for comments, on February 27, 2015, to implement the (ACEP) that was authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014. NRCS received 1,055 comments from 102 respondents to the interim rule. In this document, NRCS responds to comments, makes adjustments to the rule in response to some of the comments received, and issues a final rule for ACEP implementation.

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-24504. Page 71817. ... to review the new regulatory provisions and associated policy. NRCS received 102 timely submitted responses to the rule, ...; cost-share assistance and match requirements; definitions; easement closing and payment procedures; easement valuation and ...

  • 786 F.3d 1039 (D.C. Cir. 2015), 14-5081, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. v. United States

    ...The government contends that " the best reading of the statute" establishes its ... an overly narrow interpretation" of the statutory term " policy of reinsurance," failing to give effect to other relevant ...As relevant, section 4372 provides definitions of " insured" and " policy of reinsurance." Id. § § 4372(d), ...

  • What's in a norm? Mapping the norm definition process in the debate on sustainable development.

    ... it is generally recognized that it has not prompted widespread change in the behavior and policy priorities of states: an outcome the article characterizes as a "failure to launch." It explains ... counterpoint to context-specific exemptions, adjustments, and compensations raised by governments, making it difficult for the norm to gain legitimacy. . The speeches that we analyzed provide ...

  • PJM Interconnection, L.L.C., 051514 FERC, ER13-198-001

    ...Consideration of Transmission Needs Driven by Public Policy Requirements .... 40.           i. Incorporating ... particular, the Commission found that PJM's proposed definition of public policy requirements partially complied with the ... "duly enacted laws or regulations passed by a local governmental entity, such as a municipal or country government." 84 The ...

  • Control of Communicable Diseases

    Through this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is amending its domestic (interstate) and foreign quarantine regulations to best protect the public health of the United States. These amendments are being proposed to aid public health responses to outbreaks of communicable diseases such as...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2016-18103. Page 54229. ...Updates to Part 70. 1. Section 70.1 General Definitions. 2. Section 70.5 Requirements Relating to Travelers Under a ... D. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). E. E.O. 12988: Civil Justice Reform. F. E.O. ...

  • Section 2: Powers and Duties of the President

    ... of political power between the great departments of government, there is such a wide difference between the power conferred on ... to use the armed forces in carrying out the broad foreign policy of the United States implementing treaties, but it is equally ... States , reviewed its pronouncements regarding the definition of "inferior officer" and, disregarding some implications of its ...

  • Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; Revisions of Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers, Including Changes Related to the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program

    We are proposing to revise the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals to implement changes arising from our continuing experience with these systems for FY 2016. Some of these changes implement certain statutory provisions contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and...

    ...Proposed Rules. Pages 24323-24689. From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2015-09245. Page 24323. Vol. 80. Thursday,. No. 83. April ... c. Proposed Addition of Definition of ``Subsection (d) Hospital'' to LTCH Regulations. d. Proposed Interpretation of ``Immediately ...

  • Section 10: Powers Denied to the States

    ... foreign relations rests exclusively with the Federal Government prompted the Court to hold that, since the oil under the three ... "procedural" effects a substantive change in the definition of a crime or increases punishment or denies a defense, the ...The policy of protecting contracts against impairment presupposes the ...

  • 769 F.3d 1189 (D.C. Cir. 2014), 11-3003, United States v. Haipe

    ... for existing schools and hiring more Muslims for government jobs. .          Haipe's claims on appeal relate solely ...1214, 1303 (1996). The cross-referenced definition of " Federal crime of terrorism" lists acts that combine ...(ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or. (iii) to affect ...

  • United States v. Haipe, 103114 FEDDC, 11-3003

    ... for existing schools and hiring more Muslims for government jobs.          Haipe's claims on appeal relate solely ...1214, 1303 (1996). The cross-referenced definition of "Federal crime of terrorism" lists acts that combine ... (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or. (iii) to affect ...

  • America's small-business fetish: when it comes to job creation, size doesn't matter.

    ..., special regulatory exemptions, preferential access to government contracts--nothing is too good for America's DIY manufacturers ... of growth is based on bad economics, and the result is bad policy. . The government's definition of a small business has become ...

  • Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units

    In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is establishing final emission guidelines for states to follow in developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs). Specifically, the EPA is establishing: Carbon dioxide (CO<INF>2</INF>) emission performance rates representing the best system of emission...

    ...From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov. FR Doc No: 2015-22842. Page 64661. ...Colin Boswell, Measurements Policy Group (D243-05), Sector Policies and Programs Division, U.S. EPA, ...IV. Authority for This Rulemaking, Definition of Affected Sources, and Treatment of Categories. A. EPA's ...

  • Section 3: Legislative, Diplomatic, and Law Enforcement Duties of the President

    ...,' or 'to interpose between him and any other branch of government, under the pretext of either's transgressing their functions.' ... advanced the argument that all large questions of foreign policy fell within the ambit of Congress, by virtue of its power "to ... to act in situations not meeting the statutory definition. . With regard to the power of the President to seek injunctive ...