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Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
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The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
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What is at will employment law?
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In This Presentation:
• Provide examples of alternative delivery and alternative payment mechanisms
• Review the legal and business structures and risks of ACO type organizations
In this presentation:
- The Changing Healthcare Landscape
- Examples of Quality Standards
- Corporate Responsibility in Health Care Quality
- Examples of Quality Enforcement Efforts
- So Now...more
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The Affordable Care Act will present significant challenges and opportunities for Medicaid and Medicare managed care organizations.
The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") is the single biggest overhaul of the United States...more
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