2014 HHS policy that dramatically and retroactively reduced Medicare payments to hospitals serving low income patients was subject to notice-and-comment procedure


Opinion:
ALEX M. AZAR, II,
SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
v.
ALLINA HEALTH SERVICES, ET AL.

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EEOC charge-filing prerequisite to an employment discrimination suit is a procedural prescription subject to forfeiture if tardily asserted by a defendant


Opinion:
FORT BEND COUNTY,
TEXAS
v.
LOIS M. DAVIS

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The Feres Doctrine: Congress, the Courts, and Military Servicemember Lawsuits Against the United States


Memo:
The Feres Doctrine: Congress, the Courts, and Military
Servicemember Lawsuits Against the United States
Kevin M. Lewis,
Legislative Attorney

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DHS expansion of Insider Threat Program to monitor non-cleared personnel is plagued by Fourth Amendment and Privacy Act violations


Report:
DHS Needs to Address Oversight and Program Deficiencies
before Expanding the Insider Threat Program
Department of Homeland Security,
Office of Inspector General

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An ALJ hearing on the merits of a claim qualifies as a “final decision” for the purposes of judicial review under the Social Security Act


Opinion:
RICKY LEE SMITH
v.
NANCY A. BERRYHILL, ACTING COMMISSIONER
OF SOCIAL SECURITY

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Technological Convergence: Regulatory, Digital Privacy, and Data Security Issues


Report:
Technological Convergence: Regulatory,
Digital Privacy, and Data Security Issues
Suzy E. Park, Analyst in Science and Technology Policy

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China’s Currency Policy


Memo:
China’s Currency Policy
Wayne M. Morrison,
Specialist in Asian Trade

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USSS hasn’t addressed “catastrophic failure of training” that led to 2014 White House breach


Report:
Further Actions Needed to Fully Address
Protective Mission Panel Recommendations
Nathan Anderson, Acting Section Director, Homeland Security and Justice
U.S. Government Accountability Office

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98 new actions that Congress or executive branch agencies can take to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government


Testimony:
Additional Opportunities to Reduce Agency Fragmentation, Overlap,
and Duplication and Achieve Billions in Financial Benefits
Gene L. Dodaro,
Comptroller General of the United States

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Electronic Messaging: Federal Recordkeeping Requirements


Memo:
Electronic Messaging Recordkeeping Requirements
Meghan M. Stuessy,
Analyst in Government Organization and Management

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