Slang Vs. Slander

Slang Vs. Slander

Slang Vs. Slander SLANG: WHAT IS A KAREN?The term “Karen” was made popular by social media and is used to refer to a person (without using their real name) who uses their privilege to “report” on situations they deem “suspicious”. There are tales that the name was a...

Washington Update, January 8, 2020

There has been a period of relative calm in the healthcare policy world in the past week. One interesting bit of news – the Supreme Court is considering whether to review, on an expedited basis, an appeals-court ruling in the case challenging the constitutionality of...

Washington Update, December 19, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: A federal court of appeals has ruled on the case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Texas v. United States. Key protections of the law remain in place pending further court action. See “ACA” section in this week’s...

Washington Update, December 11, 2019

This week Members of Congress unveiled several bills that could affect families of children and youth with special health care needs. A conference agreement on the defense authorization bill would provide paid parental leave to all federal employees. This bill is...

Washington Update December 4, 2019

Congress is struggling to agree on funding for the federal government beyond December 20, when the temporary funding measure expires. It is unclear whether there will be resolution on legislation to address the thorny issues of surprise medical billing and...