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  • Family Theory Analysis

    The CPT or Current Procedural Terminology reference book includes a set of codes, descriptions, and guidelines determined by the American Medical Association, used to describe procedures performed by health care providers for billing purposes (Smiley, 2015). The tenth edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) reference book provides a system of codes that classifies every disease and health finding identified by the provider, providing more than 68,000 different diagnosis codes (Smiley, 2015). The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), is a two-level coding system that identifies health care procedures, equipment, supplies, and to identify various items or services not included in the CPT medical code set (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2013). For example, if a patient come to the clinic only to receive a vaccine administered by a nurse, the vaccine administration would be the only reportable service (Smiley, 2015). For procedures such as vaccinations, an HCPCS code must be utilized for billing while an evaluation and management code would not be necessary (Smiley,…

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  • Criminal Procedure Code And Articles Of Qanun-E-Shahadat Order

    Confession The provisions of sections 164, 342 and 364 of the Criminal Procedure Code and articles 37 to 43 of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 deals with confession. Section 164 deals with the recording of confession at any stage before the commencing of an enquiry or trial. Section 342 deals with the examination of accused persons during the course of the enquiry or trial. Section 364 prescribes the manner in which the examination of an accused person is to be recorded. Confession is not defined…

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  • Grounded Interview Theories

    start thinking about the existing data. My theoretical framework to analyze this data is Grounded Theory, which utilizes inductive sorting, and that allows the researcher to use data itself to make ideas theories (Galman, 2013). In order to reach most meaningful material, I will code each transcript by hand on the Microsoft Word`s Comment feature, which is under the Review tap. I will look at find data chunks in each transcript, which Saldana (2013) defined this process as a First Cycle…

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  • Openness Of Court Essay

    McLanchlin points out that there is the side-effect of competition among media business, which might evoke extreme reactions of misled public by the sensationalisation and distortion (2003). However, as long as the appropriate and various means of broadcasting could be employed in the open process, there would be a considerable progress in the civil society. A probative example is given by the Chinese court’s practice where the Weibo, a microblog, was first time adopted as the transmedia for…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Drug Courts

    which they are entitled to. It would not be fair for a drug court participant not to receive a hearing when jail time is possible, when a probationer or parolee is allowed a hearing for their revocation. On the other hand, where they do give a drug court offender a hearing, then there is a high chance for bias from the judge for the termination of the offender (meyer). Most of the time, it is the same judge that does the termination hearing and runs drug court, therefore, causing an unfair…

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  • Whistleblower Protection Case Studies

    the Automobile Manufacture Integrity Act of 2014 (AMIA). Price was a contractor for Ford Motor Corporation (FMC). The primary focus of this case is the interpretation of the word “employee” in § 114(a)(1) of the AMIA and whether it includes contractors. Before analyzing the interpretation of the statute itself, it is crucial to consider whether Congress delegated authority to the Occupational Protection Administration (OPA) and if it followed necessary procedure during implementation. After…

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  • Election Night Selection

    If, however, nominations are re-opened on election night, it is recommended that the discussion of qualifications be limited to brief comments for the new nominee — no cons and no rebuttals. VI. Election Night Procedure Preparation for Election Night – A written ballot must be taken for every elected position, even if there is only one nominee. In this way, the secret written ballot allows every member the privilege of casting a write-in vote for an eligible member. Therefore, the Marshal…

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  • Futureselect V. Tremont Group Holdings, Inc.: Case Study

    Case: - FutureSelect v. Tremont Group Holdings, Inc., 180 Wash.2d 954, 331 P.3d 29. (2014). This case takes place in the Supreme Court of Washington. This is a state court case. It is a civil case, appealed by the defendants, from the court of appeals decision. The Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s decision. The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals. This case was decided in 2014. Issue: Did the Court of Appeals err in determining that plaintiffs may hold Tremont…

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  • Judgment Motion

    defamation claim because the one-year statute of limitations expired six days before Plaintiffs filed suit. Based on the evidence, Avey can establish all elements of the limitations defense. Additionally, Avey’s opinion regarding Plaintiffs actions are subjective assertions that are not actionable in Texas. 1. Ground No. 1 – Subpart 1. Plaintiffs Filed Six Days After the One-Year Limitations Period Expired Slander is a defamatory statement that is communicated or published orally. Randall’s…

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  • Conciliation Court Case Study

    This letter is a privileged communication subject to the attorney/client privilege; therefore, you must not disclose this letter to anyone else. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with an outline of the pertinent arguments that you may use at the Conciliation hearing against American National Property and Company. Procedure Procedures at Conciliation Court vary depending upon the Judge presiding over the proceedings. Regardless, you will check in with the Clerk and you will be…

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