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Court adds 16 new cases to its merits docket (Expanded) - SCOTUSblog (blog)

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-01-13 15:43

Court adds 16 new cases to its merits docket (Expanded)
SCOTUSblog (blog)
ANZ Securities, the justices will consider yet another issue of interest to the business community: the timeliness of individual securities fraud actions that are related to securities fraud class actions. The justices did not act today on Abbott v ...

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Young: 2016 California Workers' Comp Top 10 List - WorkCompCentral (subscription)

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-01-13 02:03

Young: 2016 California Workers' Comp Top 10 List
WorkCompCentral (subscription)
Guidelines on occupational asthma and MTUS mental illness/stress were the subject of DWC forums during 2016, but not yet at the formal rule-making stage. Further proposed amendments to draft home health care fee .... The most significant are AB 1244 ...

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IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families - KVAL

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-01-12 11:16

KVAL

IRS to delay tax refunds for millions of low-income families
KVAL
The delayed refunds are part of a broader effort by the IRS to fight identity theft and fraud on refunds, which has mushroomed into a multibillion industry. Two years ago, the IRS started partnering with the major .... and other details regarding his ...

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The Debate of Mental/Mental and PTSD - WorkersCompensation.com (press release) (blog)

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-01-12 08:40

The Debate of Mental/Mental and PTSD
WorkersCompensation.com (press release) (blog)
This WorkCompCentral article notes that Sandy Hook first responders are struggling to gain treatment and compensability of "many mental health issues are not covered by workers' compensation." Connecticut is a state that .... A Connecticut psychiatry ...

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Despite losing grant, health district will help addicts with treatment - MyPalmBeachPost

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-11 18:12

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Despite losing grant, health district will help addicts with treatment
MyPalmBeachPost
Because the district has partnerships with other community health and social service programs, addicts will also receive mental health and primary care services. Asked why the district has not responded sooner to the opioid epidemic —now the No. 1 ...

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Potential nominee profile: William Pryor (Expanded) - SCOTUSblog (blog)

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-11 17:11

SCOTUSblog (blog)

Potential nominee profile: William Pryor (Expanded)
SCOTUSblog (blog)
The 11th Circuit reversed, finding that the district court failed to defer to the state court's factual findings regarding Porter's prior alcohol abuse and mental health, and concluding that it was not unreasonable for the state court to discount all ...

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Taking a break and making connections - MIT News

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-11 14:01

Taking a break and making connections
MIT News
In time, she learned that this feeling is called Impostor syndrome, where one is constantly afraid of being exposed as a "fraud." The feeling was especially acute when she considered taking a leave from MIT. “I thought taking a break proved I was a ...

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Trump picks top vets health official as the next VA secretary - Military Times

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-11 11:40

Military Times

Trump picks top vets health official as the next VA secretary
Military Times
Dr. David Shulkin, who has served as VA Under Secretary for Health since June 2015, is the first nominee held over from President Barack Obama's administration. Trump made the announcement at his first press conference since the November election, and ...
David J. Shulkin - Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs - US Department of Veterans AffairsUS Department of Veterans Affairs

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IG – Veterans Affairs Made $60 Million In Improper Incentive Payments - DisabledVeterans.org

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-01-10 01:25

DisabledVeterans.org

IG – Veterans Affairs Made $60 Million In Improper Incentive Payments
DisabledVeterans.org
How many doctors, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals could be hired with that kind of money to help combat VA's suicide epidemic? I have hit on this disgusting .... We have all seen the fraud, waste and abuse by the VA. True, there are ...

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Killer truck's owner jailed for persistent cocaine use - Journal Inquirer

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-01-06 23:05

Killer truck's owner jailed for persistent cocaine use
Journal Inquirer
Nevertheless, Wilcox tested positive for cocaine again last June, which led to his referral to the Wheeler Clinic for a mental health and substance abuse assessment, according to the probation officer. One suggestion made there was that he receive a ...

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Fort Lauderdale Shooter Esteban Santiago, A Troubled Man Known to the FBI - Breitbart News

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-01-06 20:37

Breitbart News

Fort Lauderdale Shooter Esteban Santiago, A Troubled Man Known to the FBI
Breitbart News
Fort Lauderdale airport shooter Esteban Santiago was a troubled man with a history of mental health issues, along with claims of connections to the ISIS terror group, plus possible involvement with the FBI, say media reports of his background. As news ...

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Psychiatric test for politicians - Guardian

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-01-05 22:11

Guardian

Psychiatric test for politicians
Guardian
The excessive reveling in emotional and material self-importance, the selfish inclination towards fraudulent accumulation of wealth, and the obsessive pillaging of national resources due to misconstrued and over-exaggerated self-worth of being a ...

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AG's office says Brattleboro Retreat probe wrapping up - vtdigger.org

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-01-05 11:45

vtdigger.org

AG's office says Brattleboro Retreat probe wrapping up
vtdigger.org
He since has been active in calling for reform and greater investment in the mental health and substance abuse treatment system. Retreat administrators have said little about the attorney general's probe. A spokesman this week said only that “we have ...

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NH Primary Source: With new governor moving in, GOP looking to advance agenda - WMUR Manchester

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-01-05 04:27

WMUR Manchester

NH Primary Source: With new governor moving in, GOP looking to advance agenda
WMUR Manchester
At the same time, he said, “We will continue to make sure we fund the disabled community, and address mental health issues.” Education reform. On key policy issues, Bradley said ... He said there have been several examples of voter fraud in past years ...

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IBM Reveals Five Innovations that will Help Change our Lives within Five Years - Yahoo Sports

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-04 23:08

Yahoo Sports

IBM Reveals Five Innovations that will Help Change our Lives within Five Years
Yahoo Sports
Brain disorders, including developmental, psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, represent an enormous disease burden, in terms of human suffering and economic cost.1 For example, today, one in five adults in the U.S. experiences a mental health ...

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Woman charged in Kentwood terrorist threat 'needs help, not jail,' mother says - WZZM13.com

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-04 18:04

WZZM13.com

Woman charged in Kentwood terrorist threat 'needs help, not jail,' mother says
WZZM13.com
And not the fear and the stigma about mental health.'' In 2012, a petition was approved in Kent County Probate Court to have Moss involuntarily committed to Forest View Psychiatric Hospital following a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, court records ...

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Financial probe at Brattleboro Retreat 'wrapping up' - Brattleboro Reformer

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-04 17:56

Brattleboro Reformer

Financial probe at Brattleboro Retreat 'wrapping up'
Brattleboro Reformer
Sixteen months after the Vermont attorney general's probe first made headlines, an official said the inquiry — which came on the heels of a former staffer's Medicaid fraud allegations — is "still active" but is mostly complete. "A large majority of ...

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Buffalo Psych renovations estimated at $11 million - West Seneca Bee

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-04 17:46

Buffalo Psych renovations estimated at $11 million
West Seneca Bee
According to the state Office of Mental Health project ad posting, the project consists of interior renovations to buildings 62, 62A and 79 at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Asbestos abatement is also anticipated ... According to the Dormitory ...

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Closing state psychiatric hospital isn't the answer - Coos Bay World

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-01-04 15:04

Closing state psychiatric hospital isn't the answer
Coos Bay World
Brown has expressed a preference for community-based mental health care. But offenders who have been sent to the psychiatric hospital by court order can't be released into the community. The most likely outcome would be to send them to the psychiatric ...

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Federal Audit Finds Problems with NJ's Medicaid Billing System ... - NJ Spotlight

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-01-03 23:16

Federal Audit Finds Problems with NJ's Medicaid Billing System ...
NJ Spotlight
State officials and local providers contest findings, say they are based mainly on 'unreasonable' requirements for documentation of treatments.

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