Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Committee is examining an incident last month at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) involving the handling of anthrax specimens. As part of its oversight and in preparation for an upcoming hearing, the Committee is gathering pertinent background information and documents related to biosafety issues and the CDC laboratories.
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Exerpt: As you know, Section 1342 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, P.L. 111-148) directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to operate a risk corridor program to limit the profits and losses of qualified health plans in the individual and small group markets. However, the provision does not specify a source of funding for the program.
Excerpt: In asking the multi-stakeholder community to generate a transition proposal, NTIA set forth criteria that any acceptable proposal must satisfy: 1) it must support and enhance the multi-stakeholder model; 2) it must maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet DNS; 3) it must meet the needs and expectations of the global customers and partners of the IANA services; and 4) it must maintain the openness of the Internet.