The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
The 2015 Master Medicare Guide is packed with timely and useful information to help you stay on top of one of the most complex programs administered by the federal government. The 2015 Edition includes: Over 500 explanation summaries for all aspects of the Medicare program coverage, eligibility, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and administration Highlights of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (P.L. 113-93) and the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (P.L. 113-185)""; the most recent physician fee schedule reimbursement fix; A focus on the continuing implementation of the Affordable Care Act as it relates to Medicare, including accountable care organizations and a tighter link between the quality of health care and Medicare reimbursement All discussions include cross-references to relevant laws, regulations, CMS manual sections, administrative and judicial decisions, and more!
Bringing together important articles from Psychodynamic Psychiatry, this volume shows how contemporary practitioners are using a multidimensional biopsychosocial approach to increase the robustness of clinical research and the effectiveness of patient care. Chapters review cutting-edge approaches to formulating anxiety and mood disorders, eating disorders, traumatic grief, substance use and addictive behaviors, obsessive–compulsive disorder, personality disorders, schizophrenia, somatic symptom disorders, and trauma and stressor-related disorders. Treatment of specific populations is addressed, including infants and parents, children, spouses of the chronically ill, survivors of intimate partner violence, criminal offenders, and the elderly. Featuring rich case illustrations, the book integrates psychoanalytic concepts with advances in knowledge about neuroscience, gene–environment interactions, and the physiological impact of adversity.
Abel Yeager is dead broke, down on his luck, and suffering from a serious case of what-the-hell-does-it-matter. His transition from active Marine to stateside long-haul trucker hit a wicked speed bump when his rig was involved in a wreck that claimed the life of a pregnant woman and laid him up for several months. Back at work but deeply in debt, Yeager meets bookstore owner Charlie Buchanan in St. Louis and jumps at the chance to haul a load of remainder books to Austin for her. On the way south, a crew of truck thieves tracks his every move. But none of them know what Charlie’s ex has smuggled inside the book pallets, who he stole it from, or how far the owner will go to get it back. Charlie’s the first person Yeager has cared about in a long time, but as their bond deepens, so does the danger they’re in. With enemy forces closing in, Yeager battles greed, corruption, and his own fatalism in a bid to hold true to Yeager’s First Law: come home at the end of the day.
Jack Lawyer is a gifted athlete. Alan Dionne is not. They are friends because of shoes: Alan thinks they are the best he has ever worn, and Jack because the manufacturers pay him to play. To Alan, athletic competition is a noble endeavor; he believes in the Olympic Creed, and that the most important thing is the trying. To Jack, playing ball is a ticket out of his decaying mill town home, and the path to the riches of a professional career. They meet at a time when manufacturers of sporting equipment are beginning to funnel huge sums of money into amateur and collegiate sports, and this story chronicles both boy's (and later men's) trials through college and beyond. Is sport a noble endeavor in itself? Or, is it high-dollar entertainment? Can it realistically be both?
An easy-to-use visual guide to the 2015 International Building Code® Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council’s 2015 International Building Code®, this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC® provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, this practical resource has been designed to save time and money. The 2015 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2015 IBC®. Access to a suite of online bonus features is included with the book. Achieve Full Compliance with the 2015 IBC®: Scope and Administration Definitions Use and Occupancy Classification Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy General Building Heights and Areas Types of Construction Fire and Smoke Protection Features Interior Finishes Fire Protection Systems Means of Egress Accessibility Interior Environment Exterior Walls Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures Structural Design Structural Tests and Special Inspections Soils and Foundations Concrete Masonry Steel Wood Glass and Glazing Gypsum Board and Plaster Plastic Plumbing Elevators and Conveying Systems Special Construction Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way Safeguards During Construction Appendices