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New medical coding system aims to help track quality of care

New medical coding system aims to help track quality of care

September 7th, 2015 2:30 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

On Oct. 1, physicians and hospitals must start using a massive new coding system to describe patient visits on insurance claims. The change should help officials better track quality of care, spot early warning signs and look for illness or injury trends.

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Missing comma means certain records are off limits

Missing comma means certain records are off limits

September 7th, 2015 2:00 pm by Associated Press

Slatery said the lack of a comma after the word "subpoena," means that either a subpoena or an order must come from a court. If there were a comma present, the opinion said, then "of a court of record" would only apply to "order."

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Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail

Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail

September 7th, 2015 1:20 am by ADAM BEAM, The Associated Press

A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge's decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Fed-up and angry supporters let Trump defy political gravity

Fed-up and angry supporters let Trump defy political gravity

September 6th, 2015 7:01 pm by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

Donald Trump insults and exaggerates. He dismisses the need for public policy ideas, gets confused about world affairs and sometimes says things that flat out aren't true. And the cheers from his supporters only grow louder.

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Delay in trial of Tennessee man accused of planning mosque attack

Delay in trial of Tennessee man accused of planning mosque attack

September 6th, 2015 2:55 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A federal judge has delayed the trial of a Tennessee man accused of planning an attack on a mosque in New York as authorities and attorneys review information gathered from the man's computer and a wiretap.

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Ohio voters take measured view of 2016 race as wild summer fades

Ohio voters take measured view of 2016 race as wild summer fades

September 5th, 2015 11:29 pm by Associated Press

Judith Anderson of Cincinnati is one of the more than 50 voters interviewed by The Associated Press the week before Labor Day in Ohio, which along with Florida will be one of the most coveted states in the 2016 election.

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UT removing references to gender-neutral pronouns from site

UT removing references to gender-neutral pronouns from site

September 5th, 2015 4:50 pm by Associated Press

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro sent a message to university trustees on Friday saying references to gender-neutral pronouns will be removed from the school's Office for Diversity and Inclusion website.

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Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

September 5th, 2015 2:00 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.

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USTA officials eye security after U.S. Open drone crash

USTA officials eye security after U.S. Open drone crash

September 4th, 2015 8:40 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

A drone crash during a U.S. Open match has tennis officials thinking about whether they can do more to safeguard the sprawling National Tennis Center from such hazards, a spokesman said Friday.

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With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license

With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license

September 4th, 2015 8:00 am by ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed

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