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Americans with Disabilities Act Documents: Aviation Medical Assistance Act (1998) Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2000: Compliance Program Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices.( 65 FR 59434;October 5, 2000) Constitution of the United States Credentialing Information Department of Transportation Fact Sheet on Civil Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA):

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 Healthcare Marketplace: Institute of Medicine - "TO ERR IS HUMAN: BUILDING A SAFER HEALTH SYSTEM" (11/1999) Medical Staff Leadership Resource: National Practitioner Data Bank: National Standards for Electronic Transactions (August 7, 2000): Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1998: (Bipartisan) Patient Protection Act of 2001: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005:

Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990.  Search for the following related documents by bill number:

        S 1766IS [Senate bill; PSDA 1989]
        HR 5828 [House bill, PSDA 1990] [Note:Subtitle A, Section 3001 and Sect 1868]
        HR 4449IH [House bill, PSDA, amendments

Pediatric Patient Safety Uniform Data Standards for Patient Medical Record Information (July 6, 2000):
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information:

General Congressional law links: MEDICARE

Medicare Professional and Technical Information - includes information on the new Evaluation and Management Regulations:

Medicare Learning Network: Prescription Drug Plan: Program Manuals, Transmittals, and Program Menus:

ERISA and HMOs HIV and Disability Physician-Assisted Suicide Right to Die - "The Nancy Cruzan Case"
    Supreme Court Case  88-1503
    497 U.S. 261


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Missouri Intractable Pain Treatment Act - 1995.  Title XXII, Chapter 334. Sections 334.105-7:


Health insurance coverage for diabetic supplies and education:

Controlled substances (July 30, 2003): Good Samaritan Law (Section 537.037; 2003): Mandatory cancer reporting: Life Support Decisions for Patients in Terminal Conditions: Right of Sepulcher Law (Section 194.119; 2003): Senate Bills 0617 and 0646 (1999) on the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (both effective August 28, 2000): Surrogate Health Care Decisions:

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