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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: mandatory, spending, capping, issues, policy, budget
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788116878
ISBN-13: 9780788116872

Identifies the accounts & activities that currently comprise mandatory spending & reviews their recent growth. Examines recent cap proposals to understand the issues that would be faced by implementing a spending cap on mandatory spending programs. Identifies differences in ways that mandatory programs are designed & financed. Analyzes how these differences affect prospects for achieving budgetary savings from implementing a spending cap similar to those that recently have been proposed. Twenty charts & tables
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Author: William D. Savedoff
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: learning, experience, insurance, health, mandatory, governing
Number of Pages: 246
Published: 2008-06-12
ISBN-10: 0821375482
ISBN-13: 9780821375488

Although mandatory health insurance programs are being proposed or expanded in many developing countries, relatively little attention has been given to how these programs are governed. The available literature focuses almost exclusively on operational features that are important but will necessarily change over time-such as eligibility, benefit packages, and premiums. 'Governing Mandatory Health Insurance' instead looks at the institutional and political forces that affect the behavior of such programs within their social and historical contexts and how five dimensions of governance-coherent d
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Author: Gregorio Impavido
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: organization, models, investment, products, industrial, pensions, policies, mandatory, defined, contribution, new
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2010-06-04
ISBN-10: 0821382764
ISBN-13: 9780821382769

Mandatory defined contribution pension markets are present in a growing number of countries around the world. But despite their popularity, policymakers continue to struggle with two key policy concerns. On the one hand, a number of design shortcomings encourages pension firms to charge high administrative fees. On the other hand, the global crisis that started in 2007 has reignited the debate on whether pension participants bear excessive investment risk. Both are valid policy concerns as their incidence can imply higher than expected levels of poverty among old age individuals.Both concerns
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Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: aids, hiv, china, guangxi, province, confinement, mandatory, cycle, drug, dependency, treatment, unbreakable
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1564324168
ISBN-13: 9781564324160

"In China, illicit drug use is an administrative offense and Chinese law dictates that drug users 'must be rehabilitated.' In reality, police raids on drug users often drive them underground, away from methadone clinics, needle exchange sites, and other proven HIV prevention services. And every year Chinese policy send tens of thousands of drug users to mandatory frug treatment centers, often for years, without trial or due process" -- p. [4] of cover.An Unbreakable CycleDrug Dependency Treatment, Mandatory Confinement, and HIV/AIDSin China’s Guangxi ProvinceI. Executive Summary ........
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Author: D. Andrew Austin (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: spending, mandatory
Number of Pages: 19
Published:
ISBN-10: 1437989241
ISBN-13: 9781437989243
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: september, market, aid, requirement, mandatory
Number of Pages: 46
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428940774
ISBN-13: 9781428940772
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Author: Edmund D. Pellegrino
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: analysis, president’s, council, bioethics, ethical, screening, moral, focus, newborn, changing
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437921892
ISBN-13: 9781437921892

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Nearly 4 million newborns undergo genetic screening (GS) every year in the U.S. Until recently such GS was limited to diseases that were well understood and for which effective treatments were available. Now, however, most mandatory GS programs also test for diseases that are not well understood and for which there is no available treatment. This white paper describes how the change in policy to include GS for untreatable as well as treatable diseases came about. It provides basic info. about the techniques of GS, and the practic
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