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Bill would ease outpatient therapy supervision requirements

Source: Mississippi Hospital Association The American Hospital Association on Oct. 6 voiced support for H.R. 6376, legislation that would allow general supervision by a physician for many outpatient therapy services. Introduced by Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND), the bill would require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow a default setting of general physician supervision, rather than direct supervision, ...

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Harper voices opposition to energy bill

WASHINGTON — Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) made the following statement as a House Republican delegation prepares to attend the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. “In today’s struggling economy, America cannot afford to gamble with a misguided energy policy. This is why I oppose the Democrats’ national energy tax and support an ‘all of the above’ energy bill. Harnessing new ...

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'Jump Start' bill introduced

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is supporting legislation that would allow new small business owners to deduct up to $10,000 of their initial start-up costs. Cochran is cosponsoring the Small Business Jump Start Act (S.1402), a bipartisan measure that would double the federal tax deduction from the current $5,000 to $10,000, for first-year small business start-up expenses. S.1402 ...

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