South Carolina electric utility regulators have rejected plans by Duke Energy to shut down several coal-fueled power plants in 2030, replacing them with wind and solar power, with battery back-up, that the utility would either build or contract for.
The rule requires insurers to disclose cost-sharing estimates at the request of an enrollee (beginning in 2023) and publicly release negotiated rates for in-network providers, historical out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges, and drug pricing information (beginning in 2022).
“The available clinical evidence of facemask efficacy is of low quality and the best available clinical evidence has mostly failed to show efficacy, with fourteen of sixteen identified randomized controlled trials comparing face masks to no mask controls failing to find statistically significant benefit in the intent-to-treat populations,” the study found.
“When a Medicare beneficiary suffers a stroke, how much does this cost original Medicare? When a beneficiary with a Medicare Advantage plan suffers a stroke, the federal government has shed a claim to a private insurance company, thus saving taxpayers potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars,”
When treating women of childbearing age, for example, it is better not to ask them if they are pregnant. To this, a black female physician responded that she felt it was her responsibility to ask such a question and that she would have these women “pee in a cup.”