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New Jersey has finally issued an official apology for the state’s decades-long efforts to crush gay bars, admitting that it is high time to “right this historic wrong.” For decades, New Jersey law enforcement armed its alcohol laws to systematically target LGBT + venues, from the end of the ban in 1933 until 1967. A …

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Tuesday announced a waiver of Rs 400 crore interest on unpaid service charges by apartment owners in Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) settlements in Mumbai. An amnesty program is being implemented by the Mumbai board from April 2021 for the recovery of service charges, Awhad said, …

A resolution supporting a single-payer health care system by South San Francisco City Council last week sparked a wider national conversation about the importance of accessible and affordable care. “Tens of thousands of people die each year in our country from lack of health care and many more go bankrupt. All other developed countries except …

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – If you return a book a little late to the Metropolitan Library System, organizers say you don’t have to worry about a fine anymore. Beginning July 1, the Metropolitan Library System will launch a one-year pilot program with no overdue or overdue fines on materials intended for adults and young adults. …

A native boy raped by a priest and forced by another to rub the brown of his knuckles until they bleed. These images haunted me this week as I reported the discovery in Saskatchewan of the remains of 751 people, many of them children, on the lush green lands of an Indigenous group. [Read: Hundreds …

Hospitals are advised to provide a choice for patients in terms of nursing homes, home care agencies, acute long-term care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. It has now been more than 18 months since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the terms of participation in discharge planning, but we still do not …

PLANO, Texas, June 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Payer Compass, a leading provider of healthcare reimbursement technology and price transparency solutions, working with Spectrum Equity, a private equity firm focused on the economy of information, and Health Enterprise Partners (HEP), a healthcare-focused investment firm, today announced the appointment of Doug williams as an independent …

State Auditor Doug Hoffer speaks at a press conference in South Burlington on October 20, 2020. Photo by Glenn Russell / VTDigger The administrative costs of running OneCare Vermont, the company that enacts statewide health care reforms, are greater than the Medicaid savings that are attributed to its efforts, according to a report released Monday …

Far too many investors think that inflation is bad news for closed-end funds (CEFs), for one simple reason: they fear that it will increase CEF borrowing costs. (Because CEFs, of course, use leverage to varying degrees.) It sounds like a reason to be concerned. Inflation, after all, raises interest rates, and higher rates obviously mean …

PLANO, Texas, June 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – KLAS Research cited ZeOmega’s industry-leading population health management (PHM) platform Jiva as a leader in payers for configurability, ease of use, Superior API, integration and customer support. The full report can be read here. The KLAS report states, “High performing ZeOmega customers report that the vendor’s …