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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Llewellyn Landers Travels to Cuba for SA-Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism, 17 to 18 OctThe Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Llewellyn La
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 minutes ago
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Llewellyn Landers, will travel to Cuba to co-chair the 14th South Africa-Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism on 17 and 18 October 2017. Deputy Minister Landers will also meet the Cuban... Read more
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Perth Now
Alert bungle sparked Debbie school chaosTHE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyc
Perth Now / Posted an hour ago
THE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie was so poorly handled that clueless councils were left wrongly telling parents to go to school. An official review of Cyclone Debbie found emergency texts and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
That toxic soil from the new Perth airport link? The WA Government doesn't know what to do with itForrestfield Airport Link toxic soil dump creates headache for WA Government A
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Forrestfield Airport Link toxic soil dump creates headache for WA Government Almost a million tonnes of soil contaminated with toxic fire-fighting chemicals will be stockpiled in an industrial area of Perth until the State Government can find it a... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Voters to decide on fire millage proposals in Nov. | October 19, 2017“We store things where we have room,” says Gaines Township Fire Chief Joe Hyrma
Swartz Creek View / Posted 2 hours ago
“We store things where we have room,” says Gaines Township Fire Chief Joe Hyrman – even if it means keeping radios on water fountains. Photos by Lania Rocha (Editor’s note: This report is intended to explain why township officials are seeking the... Read more
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Mumbrella
The Australian ad industry is saying #metoo - but what can we actually do?studio executive who’s been outed for his alleged revolting behaviour towards c
Mumbrella / Posted 3 hours ago
studio executive who’s been outed for his alleged revolting behaviour towards countless women in Hollywood. In the wake of these allegations, celebrities and normal people everywhere took to the internet to share their own experiences of sexual... Read more
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CTV News
'It will devastate the community:' Alberta firefighter dies battling wildfirekilled and two men trying to beat back flames on their property were injured in
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
killed and two men trying to beat back flames on their property were injured in wind-whipped wildfires that scorched parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan and forced the evacuation of several communities. Officials with Cypress County in southeastern... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunny, warm Thursday for PeninsulaWhen you’re putting together emergency kits, don’t forget about your furry frie
Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
When you’re putting together emergency kits, don’t forget about your furry friends. Be sure to have a substantial amount of food and water on hand and make a plan for where your pet can go if your family needs to evacuate, according to Virginia... Read more
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Herald Sun
Human remains found in crocodileRiver near Craiglie overnight. The 4.3-metre estuarine crocodile, which is bel
Herald Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
River near Craiglie overnight. The 4.3-metre estuarine crocodile, which is believed to be the one involved in the death of 79-year-old Anne Cameron, was examined by a specialist in Cairns today. Police investigations continue with officers... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Human remains found in crocodileRiver near Craiglie overnight. The 4.3-metre estuarine crocodile, which is bel
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
River near Craiglie overnight. The 4.3-metre estuarine crocodile, which is believed to be the one involved in the death of 79-year-old Anne Cameron, was examined by a specialist in Cairns today. Police investigations continue with officers... Read more
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The Mercury News
For cannabis farmers, rebuilding after fires is no certain taskacres, they are also taking a toll on cannabis farmers who have lost both homes
The Mercury News / Posted 7 hours ago
acres, they are also taking a toll on cannabis farmers who have lost both homes and valuable crops — and have little hope of getting help from insurance or banks in an industry that remains legally hazy. “Failed policies have left our community... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cyanide turns river blue in Benguet mine townAn employee of the Environmental Management Bureau takes water samples from Amb
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
An employee of the Environmental Management Bureau takes water samples from Ambalanga River. —PHOTO COURTESY OF EMB CORDILLERA BAGUIO CITY — A river running through the mining town of Itogon in Benguet province turned blue last week due to cyanide... Read more
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The Mercury News
‘Little Rocket Man’ talk sparks renewed shelter interestBy Monica Hesse | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A few Fridays ago, in the Kalor
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
By Monica Hesse | Washington Post WASHINGTON – A few Fridays ago, in the Kalorama neighborhood of D.C., Smithsonian curator Frank Blazich put on headlamp, checked his bag for a tape measure, and descended into the subbasement of Oyster-Adams... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob: 'We’ll Never Prevent Another Big Fire'Following the 2007 Wildfires, San Diego County was criticized for the amount of
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 hours ago
Following the 2007 Wildfires, San Diego County was criticized for the amount of money it spent on fire prevention each year, $8.5 million compared to Los Angeles County, which spent 100 times more on its fire department and Orange County which spent... Read more
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Sun Star
City's disaster body checks major graveyardsAS preparation for All Saints and All Souls Days next month, the Cebu City Disa
Sun Star / Posted 12 hours ago
AS preparation for All Saints and All Souls Days next month, the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) inspected some major cemeteries in the city yesterday. CCDRRMO Operations Chief Harold Alcontin said they want to prepare... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SMRT: Prefers ‘no blame culture’ and ‘no fines’? « Letters « TR EMERITUSBonuses will be affected It states that “Mr Seah said the incident will have a
The Temasek Review / Posted 13 hours ago
Bonuses will be affected It states that “Mr Seah said the incident will have an impact on the bonuses of the SMRT maintenance team. Mr Kuek said SMRT was taking full responsibility and looking into tackling remaining “deep-seated cultural issues”... Read more
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The Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Groundwater Authority to review grant application draft ThursdayThe Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority (IWVGA) board of directors is sch
The Ridgecrest Daily Independent / Posted 14 hours ago
The Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority (IWVGA) board of directors is scheduled to meet for its monthly board meeting on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at Ridgecrest City Hall at 100 W California Ave. Visit www.kerncounty.com/WaterResources.aspx... Read more
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Sun Star
MGB 7 geologists to inspect Punta ‘sinkhole’ next weekinspect next week the reported sinkhole in Don Bosco Village, Barangay Punta Pr
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
inspect next week the reported sinkhole in Don Bosco Village, Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City. MGB 7 Public Information Officer Marian Codilla, in an interview, said that they can’t inspect now because their geologists, including Chief Geologist... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Road in Norwich will shut for eight weeks for work to stop floodingfor eight weeks for work to stop flooding. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A Norwich r
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 hours ago
for eight weeks for work to stop flooding. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A Norwich road will be shut for eight weeks as part of a £10.3m project to prevent flooding in and around the city. Oak Lane, in Old Catton, will be shut next month because of... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Monroe County officials approve water emergency planThe goal is to coordinate the response among public health, environmental and o
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 16 hours ago
The goal is to coordinate the response among public health, environmental and other agencies in case of emergency water shortages or spills. Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter CousinoDean A new policy to oversee community emergency drinking... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Road in Norwich will shut for eight weeks for work to stop floodingfor eight weeks for work to stop flooding. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A Norwich r
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 hours ago
for eight weeks for work to stop flooding. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A Norwich road will be shut for eight weeks as part of a £10.3m project to prevent flooding in and around the city. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Oak... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In 2007, Qualcomm Stadium Became A Refuge For 15,000 Wildfire Evacueesprompted the largest evacuation in the region's history. Half a million people
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
prompted the largest evacuation in the region's history. Half a million people were ordered to leave their homes because of the fires, and thousands took shelter at Qualcomm Stadium. The stadium, since renamed SDCCU Stadium, was a natural fit... Read more
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Timmins Times
Hail to the new chiefMaybe the second day on the job wasn’t the best time to drop in at the top floo
Timmins Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Maybe the second day on the job wasn’t the best time to drop in at the top floor of the Timmins fire hall on Cedar Street, to meet newly appointed fire chief Normand Beauchamp. Beauchamp was sitting at a conference table in Chief Mike Pintar’s... Read more
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Roll Call
Hatch Has High Hopes for Medical Marijuana BillAn 83-year-old Utah Republican and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latt
Roll Call / Posted 19 hours ago
An 83-year-old Utah Republican and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hatch says he is staunchly against recreational drug use. But as the opioid epidemic continues to ravage states across the country, the Senate’s president... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Alert bungle sparked Debbie school chaosTHE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyc
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 19 hours ago
THE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie was so poorly handled that clueless councils were left wrongly telling parents to go to school. An official review of Cyclone Debbie found emergency texts and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Diverse group has common cause: restoring pheasants in MichiganPotter. “I love just watching the birds and watching the dogs doing what they
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Potter. “I love just watching the birds and watching the dogs doing what they were trained to do,” said Potter, a member of the Michigan Pheasants Forever state council. Pheasants Forever is a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Alert bungle sparked Debbie school chaosTHE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyc
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
THE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie was so poorly handled that clueless councils were left wrongly telling parents to go to school. An official review of Cyclone Debbie found emergency texts and... Read more
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News.com.au
Alert bungle sparked Debbie school chaosThe timeline of Cyclone Debbie's impact on Australia. Rain from Cyclone Debbie
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
The timeline of Cyclone Debbie's impact on Australia. Rain from Cyclone Debbie caused flooding on Longlands St, East Brisbane. Picture: Darren EnglandSource:News Corp Australia THE closure of hundreds of southeast Queensland schools in the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine weighs lottery to issue first new scallop licenses since 2009contemplate adopting a lottery system for new licenses. The average age for lic
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
contemplate adopting a lottery system for new licenses. The average age for licensed scallop fishermen in Maine is 51. The department now wants to develop a system to start issuing new licenses again but, at the same time, protect the long-term... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Trustee candidates discuss shellfishing, bulkheads at forum in Orienthosted Saturday’s forum at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. Read below for the candid
The Suffolk Times / Posted 20 hours ago
hosted Saturday’s forum at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. Read below for the candidates’ shortened responses to some of the questions asked during the debate. The candidates were each asked specific questions. Q: Should new docks be allowed,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
School meals are backThe school year has started, and towns and villages across Egypt are waking up
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 hours ago
The school year has started, and towns and villages across Egypt are waking up daily to the happy sight of millions of children going to school in the early mornings. Even more excited than usual perhaps are the students of a public primary school in... Read more
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DW
Engineering the climate - is it a good idea? |rising sea levels, and extreme rainfall. Unrest has broken out in South Americ
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
rising sea levels, and extreme rainfall. Unrest has broken out in South America over companies grabbing vast tracts of land for a carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technique that uses bioenergy crops. This technique is widely favored by the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
School mergers, privatisation: Rajasthan’s education reforms fail to hit bullseyeIn the congested bylanes of Jaipur’s Haji Colony stands a government primary sc
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
In the congested bylanes of Jaipur’s Haji Colony stands a government primary school with 121 students on its rolls. Classes 1 to 5 run in a single enclosure that looks more like a marketplace than a classroom. The establishment has no toilet or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Feinstein, Harris criticize federal alert system as inadequatesystem that sends cell phone blasts to those in danger, saying the shortcomings
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
system that sends cell phone blasts to those in danger, saying the shortcomings led to a possibly fateful choice by local officials not to employ it in the early hours of wildfires that have devastated California’s Wine Country. “In a crisis like... Read more
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Minda News
Military to Marawi bakwits: “Please be patient”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) — The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of t
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 October) — The spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) urged Marawi residents displaced by the nearly five-month war to “please be patient” as they still have to clear the areas to ensure nothing untoward... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Licpa's New Leaders Aim for More Respect, Trust in AccountancyThe newly elected leadership of the Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accou
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The newly elected leadership of the Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accounts (LICPA) has vowed to institute existing policies and adopt new ones that will make the Accounting profession in Liberia more respectable and gain public trust. The... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City dam that flooded may be removedcontributed to flooding during a heavy rainstorm in June may need to be removed
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
contributed to flooding during a heavy rainstorm in June may need to be removed, Rutland Mayor David Allaire told the Board of Aldermen this week. The earthen dam at Dunklee Pond is privately owned and on private property. The pond is off North... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunny, warm Wednesday on PeninsulaWhen you’re putting together emergency kits, don’t forget about your furry frie
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
When you’re putting together emergency kits, don’t forget about your furry friends. Be sure to have a substantial amount of food and water on hand and make a plan for where your pet can go if your family needs to evacuate, according to Virginia... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Meet the candidates: Who’s running in Nov. 7 East Syracuse village elections?candidates: Who’s running in Nov. 7 East Syracuse village elections? By Haylei
Eagle Bulletin / Posted yesterday
candidates: Who’s running in Nov. 7 East Syracuse village elections? By Hayleigh Gowans Starting this year the village of East Syracuse will hold their village election in November along with the Onondaga County Board of Elections, rather than... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka fire chief tells of plans to give community the type of service it ‘not only needs but expects’Craig Duke, Topeka’s fire chief since March, told the city council Tuesday even
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Craig Duke, Topeka’s fire chief since March, told the city council Tuesday evening he has looked at the various studies of the Topeka Fire Department that consultants have conducted for the city over the years. “There were some positive aspects to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
State senator: PG&E should be “split” if negligence caused fireslargest utility, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. PG&E's stock price is down 17 pe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
largest utility, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. PG&E's stock price is down 17 percent since Oct. 11, when state fire officials said they would investigate whether PG&E’s power lines, blown by fierce winds, played a role in sparking the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka fire chief tells of plans to give community the type of service it ‘not only needs but expects’Craig Duke, Topeka’s fire chief since March, told the city council Tuesday even
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Craig Duke, Topeka’s fire chief since March, told the city council Tuesday evening he has looked at the various studies of the Topeka Fire Department consultants have conducted for the city over the years. “There were some positive aspects to each... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Hospital ship mostly empty in Puerto Ricosmashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't even get the oxygen he needs. There is
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
smashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't even get the oxygen he needs. There is help available for the 18-year-old -- right offshore. A floating state-of-the-art hospital, the USNS Comfort, could provide critical care, his doctor says. But nobody... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland firefighter improvises to save Wine Country homes, farm animalsdisasters before a new one crawled up to his Glen Ellen doorstep. Without a tr
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
disasters before a new one crawled up to his Glen Ellen doorstep. Without a truck or fire hose, the Oakland Fire Department captain used a shovel, water from a nearby creek and two 3,000-gallon tanks, and a tractor — until its hydraulic... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Hospital ship mostly empty in Puerto Ricosmashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't even get the oxygen he needs. There is
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
smashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't even get the oxygen he needs. There is help available for the 18-year-old -- right offshore. A floating state-of-the-art hospital, the USNS Comfort, could provide critical care, his doctor says. But nobody... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Volusia to consider revised feed store plan, DeLand RaceTracproposed 14-pump RaceTrac at State Road 44 and Kepler Road near DeLand didn't g
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
proposed 14-pump RaceTrac at State Road 44 and Kepler Road near DeLand didn't get a welcome response at an Oct. 3 meeting of the Volusia County Planning and Land Development Regulation Commission. County staff said the building is too big for the... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Hospital Ship Off Puerto Rico Sits Mostly Empty Amid Confusion Nearly 2 Weeks After Its Arrivaloperations worldwide. (Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Bill Mesta) There is help av
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
operations worldwide. (Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Bill Mesta) There is help available for the 18-year-old — right offshore. A floating state-of-the-art hospital, the USNS Comfort, could provide critical care, his doctor says. But nobody... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Douglas Community School principal: ‘If the roof had struck somebody, they would have had no chance’ | Irish Examiner Wednesday, October 18,...
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, October 18,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Puerto Ricans Suffer Apocalyptic Nightmare After Hurricanesmillion residents are still waiting for substantive relief from the federal gov
Black Press USA / Posted yesterday
million residents are still waiting for substantive relief from the federal government. Help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been slowed, because of glaring lapses in coordination, a lack of guidance of medical and other... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fire crews make gains in NorCal blazesand Sonali Kohli | Los Angeles Times As more people returned to their homes in
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
and Sonali Kohli | Los Angeles Times As more people returned to their homes in Northern California on Tuesday and officials continued the search for dozens of missing people, fire crews gained additional ground on the deadly blazes that... Read more
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The Hill
Physicians exempt from Medicare incentive payment system will do more harm than goodThe Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’s (CMS) proposed rule to exempt t
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’s (CMS) proposed rule to exempt two-thirds of the nation’s clinicians from the Medicare Incentive Payment System (MIPS) will do more harm than good. However, the difficulties to comply with quality... Read more
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