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S.818 Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 14, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    • More Concerns About Observation Status: Hospitals Join the Chorus ... - July 23, 2012 by mshepard - Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ...

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      As noted by mshepard on July 23, 2012, "Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ..." (/url?q=http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/2012/07/12/more-concerns-about-observation-status-hospitals-join-the-chorus/&sa=U&ei=KdYRUIiWI8PF6wHRyIDwDw&ved=0CEcQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNENMV47Mp_kMouv-JUyVp31wEV_vA)
    • More Concerns About Observation Status: Hospitals Join the Chorus ... - July 20, 2012 by mshepard - Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ...

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      As noted by mshepard on July 20, 2012, "Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ..." (/url?q=http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/2012/07/12/more-concerns-about-observation-status-hospitals-join-the-chorus/&sa=U&ei=LUIPUIKREorC2wXF8ICABw&ved=0CD0QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNEVEqRNITcwgjmcpZCvBTXCUtZL2A)
    • More Concerns About Observation Status: Hospitals Join the Chorus ... - July 20, 2012 by mshepard - Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ...

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      As noted by mshepard on July 20, 2012, "Bipartisan legislation pending in Congress – H.R. 1543 in the House and S. 818 in the Senate, the "Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011," – would count all time in the hospital toward meeting the three-day ..." (/url?q=http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/2012/07/12/more-concerns-about-observation-status-hospitals-join-the-chorus/&sa=U&ei=BpcMUKfHLMGU2AXzr9Af&ved=0CDwQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFn8XajI1KCtW4Do_oh4E8Fq0kwOA)

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    • Hit the Florida Hot Dog Trail for National Hot Dog Month - July 03, 2012 by Examiner - On average, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we consume seven billion hot dogs. View slideshow: July Is National Hot Dog Month That’s 818 dogs eaten every second of every day for over three months. Laid end-to-end, they'll stretch from Washington ...

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      As noted by Examiner on July 03, 2012, "On average, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we consume seven billion hot dogs. View slideshow: July Is National Hot Dog Month That’s 818 dogs eaten every second of every day for over three months. Laid end-to-end, they'll stretch from Washington ..." (http://www.examiner.com/article/hit-the-florida-hot-dog-trail-for-national-hot-dog-month)
    • Credit Suisse (Eur) Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International Plc - July 03, 2012 by Bloomberg - Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International Plc RNS Number : 7977G Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 03 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT ...

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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 03, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Glencore International Plc RNS Number : 7977G Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 03 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-03/ahjqWuDlsNvg.html)
    • Hi Sun Technology (China) Ltd 818:HKG - March 28, 2012 by Financial Times - Mr. Cheung Yuk Fung is Executive Chairman of the Board of Hi Sun Technology (China) Ltd. He graduated from the Faculty of Radio Electronics at Peking University in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) and worked as a professor at Peking ...

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      As noted by Financial Times on March 28, 2012, "Mr. Cheung Yuk Fung is Executive Chairman of the Board of Hi Sun Technology (China) Ltd. He graduated from the Faculty of Radio Electronics at Peking University in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) and worked as a professor at Peking ..." (http://markets.ft.com/Research/Markets/Tearsheets/Directors-and-dealings?s=818:HKG)
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