FW: New AAEM Legislative Affairs Electronic Newsletter - The AAEM "Washington Sentinel"

Kazzi, A. Antoine akazzi at uci.edu
Thu Aug 19 14:07:33 PDT 2004


-----Original Message-----
From: AAEM [mailto:info at aaem.org] 
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 1:54 PM
To: akazzi at aaem.org
Subject: New Electronic Newsletter

As a further expansion of its member services, AAEM is launching a new
electronic newsletter, the "Washington Sentinel." This monthly,
PDF-formatted report focuses on what is affecting emergency physicians --
both nationally and in the states. 

The premiere August issue can be viewed at
www.aaem.org/washingtonwatch/ws_804.pdf. PLEASE NOTE that to read this file
you must open it using Adobe Acrobat Reader, Version 5.0 or newer. If you
don't have this software, you can download a free copy by going to
www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html. 

In this issue . . . 

**CMS Proposal Requires Collection of Patients' Citizenship 

**Patient Safety Bill Heads to Conference 

**Legislation Strengthening Oversight of JCAHO Introduced 

**HIPAA: Disclosures to Law Enforcement 

**Dissatisfaction with High Malpractice Premiums May Hurt Quality of Care 

**Medical Malpractice Ballot Initiative

Also, please remember to visit AAEM's Legislative Action Center at
http://capwiz.com/home/.

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