ECP Nethappenings: #Health, #FinLit #Voter Supression #IOT

#Finlit

“There was no one with the political or regulatory strength who could control these companies” in China. Until now.

#Health

EmCare Behind Many Surprise Emergency Room Bills overcharging as a business model
Before EmCare, about 6 percent of patient visits in the hospital’s emergency room were billed for the most complex, expensive level of care. After EmCare arrived, nearly 28 percent got the highest-level billing code.$EMHC

No matter how you tweak it, CBO scores show is a tax cut for billionaires and drug companies, and it’s terrible for everyone else

#Health

Texas Republican has problem with women  “GOP Rep: Fight To Fix O’Care Is Women’s Fault, Could Be Solved With A Gun Duel  http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/gop-rep-fight-to-fix-ocare-is-womens-fault-could-be-solved-with-guns
Cancer agency left in the dark over glyphosate evidence
http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/glyphosate-cancer-data/
When Aaron Blair sat down to chair a week-long meeting of 17 specialists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in France in March 2015, there was something he wasn’t telling them.

#Voter Suppression

Vice-chair of fraud commission, who’s asking states for personal data on voters, has track-record of suppression. Uncovering Kris Kobach’s Anti-Voting History President Trump is expected to name Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach vice-chair of a new body to investigate supposed “voter fraud” issues in the 2016 election. Kobach is hardly a household name, but for the better part of the last decade, he has been a key architect behind many of the nation’s anti-voter and anti-immigration policies.

#IOT

 

 

 

 

 

 

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