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May 3, 2017
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the April 2017 edition of Health Law PA News . Health Law PA News is a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews, which links to the Health Law PA News on the PHLP
April 26, 2017
Addictive prescription drugs that are thrown away or left untended on shelves and in drawers at home are often stolen and either abused or sold by family members and visitors. That’s why the Drug Eenforcement Administration (DEA) of the Department of Justice and thousands of its state, local, and
April 25, 2017
THE 2017 PLAN PUBLIC BENEFITS CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Due to low enrollment numbers the Conference, scheduled for May 4-5, 2017 has been cancelled. In the coming weeks, a series of webinars will be scheduled to cover the most pressing topics that would have been a part of the conference. Some
April 24, 2017
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Microsoft Corporation, and Pro Bono Net have named Alaska and Hawaii as state partners in a pilot program to develop online, statewide legal portals to direct individuals with civil legal needs to the most appropriate forms of assistance.
April 11, 2017
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, invites everyone to celebrate the first National Social Security Month in April by taking five steps toward financial security at www.socialsecurity.gov/5-steps-toward-your-financial-security . During the month, Social Security will provide
April 4, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be offering Your Money, Your Goals Spotlight webinars this spring for front line staff and volunteers who work with consumers. The webinars will focus on Identity Theft, Financial Issues Facing Older Adults, and Prepaid Cards. Your Money, Your Goals is a
April 3, 2017
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has adopted a comprehensive plan to improve access to justice for those with limited English proficiency and those who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Language Access Plan is designed to guide the judiciary in meeting language challenges brought by the growing
March 31, 2017
The March 2017 issue of Health Law PA News has been published by the Pennsylvania Health Law Project. Health Law PA News is a free newsletter containing the latest news relating to Health Law in Pennsylvania. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP eNews , which links to the Health Law PA News on the

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