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re: "Lerner Breaks Her Silence" -- Politico - Taxing Authority
[quote]Rather, in general, they say she lost control of her division — and that the GOP is taking advantage of it. “You could take her out of there and just stand in a different person, and no matter who it is, we would have the same result,” said Karen Gries, a tax lawyer who worked with Lerner...


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re: An article in the New Yorker explains what Putin is doing in Russia - Taxing Authority
[quote]Putin is turning his country to shit[/quote] [quote]Buoyed by the sharp rise in energy prices, Putin was able to do what Yeltsin had not: he won enormous popular support by paying salaries and pensions, eliminating budget deficits, and creating a growing urban middle class. It was hardly a...


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re: An article in the New Yorker explains what Putin is doing in Russia - Taxing Authority
[quote][Susan] Rice had already put in place a kind of shadow National Security Council for Democrats, with various foreign-policy mavens charged with heading up regional directorates. The group was later dubbed the Phoenix Initiative, a name intended to send the message that, in the wake of the Ira...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]So like other doctors - he's basically just trying to see how much he can soak the patient for. [/quote]If you think doctors are ripping you off, don't go....


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]Because with emergencies, you can't plan them. [/quote]But apparently you can craft regulations appropriate for them... interesting position......


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]That's not what happened here and not the abuse I'm discussing. [/quote]I didn't say it did. What I said was any regulation to prevent what happened would ALSO apply to emergency situations. You seem to be completely ignoring the unintended consequences. And the problem-solving limitations im...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]I want to make CONVENIENTLY OUT-OF-NETWORK "surprises" illegal [/quote]So if an ortho is in the middle of an ORIF, and runs into problems... but the NS on duty is OON, we should: a/ require the NS to work for free b/ say f*ck it rip in to the obstruction Here is the problem with arbitr...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]Do you really think they would lie about his charges? [/quote]NYT lie and fabricate a story? It wouldn't be the first time... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayson_Blair...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]Why not nip it in the bud and just make this practice illegal in the first place?[/quote]You want to make surgical consults [i]illegal[/i]? Are you sure?...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]This makes me wonder about what happened in this case,[/quote]I was thinking the same thing. With no details about the medical situation, it's kinda hard to tell if the assistants were necessary or not... ...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote] This x 1000. For any non-emergency treatment the full costs should have to be disclosed in advance to the patient. [/quote]It's not secret info. But almost no PTs ask. I have a surgeon friend. I asked how many of his PTs enquire about price. He said it's only happened a handful of times in ...


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re: This Medical "Assistant" Practice should be considered fraudulent and criminal - Taxing Authority
[quote]So that procedure cost roughly $225k[/quote]No. That was the invoiced [i]price[/i]. No one made anyone pay that [i]price[/i]. (and likely no one did). If we should be mad at anyone here, it would be the insurance company for paying these fees and wasting PT-paid premiums. But they have li...


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re: Why did George W. Bush fail on Social Security Privatization in 2005? - Taxing Authority
[quote]Your attitude is EXACTLY the reason we shouldn't be diverting SS funds into private accounts. [/quote] :rotflmao: Nope. Your presumption of perpetual victomhood is why our culture is in decline. [quote](psst. and the GIANT frickING ELEPHANT that is how do we pay current beneficiaries?) [/q...


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re: Yet Another Obamacare Success! - Taxing Authority
[quote] know that including that on your plan doesn't cost them (or you) anything.[/quote] :rotflmao:...


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re: Yet Another Obamacare Success! - Taxing Authority
[quote]And this happened with insurers all the time before the ACA. [/quote]No. It did not. It couldn't have. The state-run exchange [i]didn't even exist[/i] before the ACA. You really should read the article. The premise of the exchanges was that competition would drive the costs down because in...


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re: Colin Powell on Bill Maher last night - Taxing Authority
[quote]The dumbass Republican House has voted to repeal Obamacare something like FORTY FRICKING TIMES - despite the fact that George W. Retard's signature Supreme Court appointee (ya know... Chief Justice Roberts? The same dude ya'll spent the previous 3 damn years fawning over) UPHELD IT.[/quote]Hu...


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re: Colin Powell on Bill Maher last night - Taxing Authority
[quote]The culture of not working with Obama on anything (when Gingrich worked with Clinton a TON to achieve great things) is undeniable.[/quote]Really? http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/bob-woodward-the-inside-story-of-how-obama-and-boehner-negotiate/2013/09/06/cead2586-129f-11e3-85b6-d274...


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re: Colin Powell on Bill Maher last night - Taxing Authority
[quote]come across as incredibly moderate.[/quote] :rotflmao: You know why there is no book "Great Moderates of History"? And anyone that endorsed Obama... loses any claim to being "moderate" in any sensible use of the word. [quote]High point for me was Powell talking about how Obamacare is essen...


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re: Yet Another Obamacare Success! - Taxing Authority
[quote]we can get to a decent national health care plan![/quote] :rotflmao: Because this one is working so well, eh? [quote]"Next time will be different" "They will do a better job if we give them more power and more money"[/quote] ...


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re: Debunking the liberal media myth - Taxing Authority
[quote]How did that garbage debunk anything? That is just everyday progressive talking points[/quote] samson'sseed have a downvote! [img]http://i.giphy.com/DS1aFn3dD89oY.gif[/img] ...


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