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Primary healthcare services crisis - how does Obamacare address it? - dewster
Since Medicare sets low reimbursement rates for regular office visits to primary care physicians, do major health insurance companies follow their lead in negotiating reimbursement rates? It seems like the name of the game for PCPs is patient volume….meaning less time with patients, increased wait ...


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ObamaCare architect mouths off yet again; cause problems for Dems - dewster
[quote][b]ObamaCare architect mouths off again, as videos cause problems for Dems [/b] http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/14/obamacare-architect-mouths-off-again-as-videos-cause-problems-for-dems/ The mouth that won't stop giving -- and that has Democrats and the Obama administration cring...


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Obamacare's small business exchange enrollment disaster - dewster
[quote] A new Government Accountability Office report finds that a stunningly low number of workers have enrolled in insurance plans sold on small-business health exchanges run by federal and state governments........ ....The report suggests that the Small Business Health Options Program exchang...


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Need 315,000 square foot office campus for a really low price? - dewster
[quote]This week you can acquire a sizeable piece of Memphis business history at a deep discount. The Commerce Center complex on Lamar Avenue – former home to Memphis-based corporate titans Holiday Inn and FedEx – is on the auction block. With a starting bid of [b]$2.5 million[/b], the [b]313,...


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Career change advice - consulting - dewster
I am in need of some career/life advice. I’ve been involved with a dozen SAP implementations (and counting) over the past 4 years but my company decided not to upgrade to a new system until 2017. It’s a better fit for us to improve our existing infrastructure in-house using our existing modul...


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Texas woman, 85, killed by 2 pit bulls in home - dewster
[quote][b]Texas woman, 85, killed by 2 aggressive pit bulls in home, police say[/b] http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/01/texas-woman-85-killed-by-2-aggressive-pit-bulls-in-home-police-say/ The body of an 85-year-old Texas woman was found in her home Monday after police say she was apparently a...


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EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - dewster
[quote]In one case, staff members were ordered to delete emails about a student’s records that were being audited, a draft summary of the audit released by the state on Sunday said.[/quote] [quote]Last school year, at one school in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, there were 29 students...


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Suntrust Bank - dewster
Are they pleasant to deal with? Surprise you with hidden fees for household checking accounts? They have a lot of branch locations in my area and free checking if you meet certain requirements. I was wondering if they are frustrating or if people had bad experiences with them. I'm switc...


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Who Are The Long-Term Unemployed? - dewster
[quote] Who Are The Long-Term Unemployed (interesting state breakdown) http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/01/28/267743569/who-are-the-long-term-unemployed-in-three-graphs When you are out of work and looking for 27 weeks or longer, you become part of a group the Bureau of Labor Statistics ca...


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Al-Jazeera Journalists sent to trial on terror-related charges in Egypt - dewster
[quote][b]Egypt Refers Al-Jazeera Journalists To Trial[/b]http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=268150581&ft=1&f CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday referred 20 journalists from the Al-Jazeera TV network, including four foreigners, to trial on charges of allegedly jo...


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Plans for streetcar connecting LSU and downtown B.R. in the works - dewster
[quote]http://www.businessreport.com/article/20140128/BUSINESSREPORT0112/140129802 Plans to develop a streetcar along Nicholson Drive are beginning to take shape, according to Portland, Ore.-based consultant John Fregonese, who is helping the city-parish implement its new master plan, FuturEBR. F...


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A car dealer’s scientific guide to the 10 worst and 10 best used vehicles - dewster
http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/car-dealer-scientific-guide-10-worst-used-vehicles-222709616.html [quote]10. Volkswagen New Beetle (automatic transmission issues and cheap interior components; diesel models with 5-speed manuals are by far the best powertrain option.) 9. Mazda 626 (autom...


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BR student attacked at school bus transfer station; NBC calls it "knockout" game - dewster
[quote][b]Violent 'knockout game' hits home; BR boy suffers concussion, cuts[/b] http://www.nbc33tv.com/news/crimetracker/violent-knockout-game-hit BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — He dreams of becoming an engineer, loves computers, and even knows Kung Fu, but right now, this twelve year old can't d...


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Detroit Auto Show: 2015 GMC Canyon pickup truck - dewster
[quote] DETROIT -- The 2015 GMC Canyon is the bolder, more-chiseled half of General Motors' dual bid to revive consumer interest in smaller pickups. While the Chevrolet Colorado is sporty and sleek, the Canyon, its corporate sibling, looks a bit like a little brother to the GMC Sierra full-sized...


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Lawsuit challenging congressional district’s boundaries is dropped - dewster
[quote]http://theadvocate.com/home/7990046-125/lawsuit-challenging-congressional-districts-boundaries A demand for the redrawing of Louisiana’s allegedly gerrymandered congressional 2nd District was filed in federal court in late November on behalf of three Baton Rouge residents. Now, poof! Th...


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Retaliation: EBR metro council propose end to hiring from outside city - dewster
[quote][link=(http://www.nola.com/news/baton-rouge/index.ssf/2013/12/baton_rouge_metro_council_memb.html)]NOLA.com[/link] [b]Baton Rouge Metro Council members propose not hiring anyone from St. George, Baker, Central, Zachary[/b] Five Baton Rouge Metro Council members are proposing that the ci...


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Don't Call it "Obamacare" anymore. - Dems rebrand Obamacare - dewster
[quote] Obamacare Then, Affordable Care Act Now [link=(http://freebeacon.com/obamacare-then-affordable-care-act-now/)]LINK[/link] The term “Obamacare” has largely disappeared from the mouths of Democrats as the president’s health care reform law has gone from a rallying cry to a political gre...


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Chevrolet reveals 2015 Colorado pickup truck - dewster
http://www.freep.com/article/20131120/BUSINESS0101/311200042/General-Motors-GM-Chevrolet-Colorado-Chevy-pickup-trucks [quote]The standard powertrain is a 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine with 193 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. A 3.6-liter, 6-cylinder engine is an option, and the company wil...


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Obamacare lacks key cost control: Mayo Clinic CEO - dewster
[quote] [b]Mayo CEO: Obamacare lacks key cost control[/b] Link to right wing blogger: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101162215 Obamacare does nothing to link doctors' fees to their performance and reduce health-care costs, the head of the Mayo Clinic told CNBC on Friday. "The Affordable Care Act ...


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delete - dewster
delete please. repost....


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