Of course, cost influences the political consensus over mandated
benefit laws: mental health parity is more costly than maternal and newborn length of stay.
A team of actuaries, supervised by CAHI's Actuarial Working Group on Mandated
Benefits provides an estimate of each mandate's cost.
For example, states that adopt mandated
benefits, or mandate them early on, may also be more likely to regulate the insurance market in a way that mitigates the impact of mandates.
teachers need to stick to the basics in teaching so that students may do well on mandated
training requirements have a valid purpose, but agencies should ensure that they base teaching methods on the needs of the students, not the constraints and needs of the organization.
territories were to be transferred to the trusteeship system through an agreement between the mandatory, the General Assembly, and the Trusteeship Council.
A convenience sample of 29 therapists and 20 CPS workers participated in semi-structured interviews about their experiences with mandated
That politicians spend time debating the cost allocation of mandated
benefits suggests that they do not understand, or feel they can ignore the possibility that the public understands, the vacuousness of such legislative determinations.
While the majority of the bills do not deny that the proposed mandated
benefits involve investigational therapies, Florida has set up a process by which the state will determine when a therapy is no longer considered investigational/experimental and thus should be eligible for coverage.
While there is universal agreement that biofuels will continue to be a strong, growing part of the nation's transportation fuel mix, NPRA has opposed and continues to oppose the mandated
use of biofuels and supports market penetration that is driven by marketplace economics.
According to the study, the number of state mandated
benefits increased by over 100 mandates to 2,262 nationwide last year, up from 2,156 in 2010.
In spite of tremendous efforts during the past year, the letter continued, "significant challenges remain--issues that may not be soluble by the time the first mandated
returns are due to be filed.
benefits are just a subtle form of taxation.
In the recent past, state and local interest groups were reluctant to challenge Congress on mandates because the policies being mandated
often enjoyed popular support.
number of hours ranges from 8 to 40 hours per year.