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Many county commissioners want to exert more local control over state-mandated programs and expenditures, like those related to public health. Also, private-sector services, like home care, are competitive. This, and how services will be paid for, will affect the future of public health service.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 77, Apr 1996, p1-6
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The North Carolina General Assembly passed a new law in the fall of 2002 that defines more clearly the function of public health in responding to an act of bioterrorism. Moore discusses this new legislation which is called the 2002 Bioterrorism Act.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 79, Feb 2003, p1-13, il, f
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7730
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During the 2005 legislative session, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted over sixty bills and special budget provisions that affect public health, government health insurance, health care facilities, and health care professions. The legislation includes expanded local authority to regulate smoking in public places, mandatory accreditation for local health departments, and regulation of food products sold in school vending machines.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 83, Mar 2006, p1-13, f
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Isolation and quarantine are tools that public health officials are legally authorized to use to control the spread of communicable disease. Moore defines isolation and quarantine and explains how it is used and enforced in the state.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 84, July 2006, p1-8, f
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8207
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The North Carolina General Assembly was very active in the environmental health area during the 2006 legislative session. Legislation enacted in many key fields of environmental health practice included drinking water, on-site wastewater, food and lodging, and childhood lead poisoning. Wall summarizes the legislation and discusses how the new and amended laws will affect local health departments and their employees.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 85, Oct 2006, p1-12, f
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Environmental health specialists often are concerned about the prospect of being sued by a person who is disgruntled about a permit application denial, permit suspension or revocation, or other negative action. Aimee discusses some of the legal concepts and concerns, including Why would a specialist be sued? Who would be sued? Would the plaintiff win? And Who pays for judgments and settlements?
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 86, May 2007, p1-7, f
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A subpoena is the typical mechanism for securing records from a person who is not a party to a case. This article is written for the \"health department employee who has received or may receive a subpoena and who must decide, at least initially, how to proceed.\"
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 82, Sept 2005, p1-19, il, f
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Wall summarizes the smoking-related legislation enacted during the 2007 session of the North Carolina General Assembly and responds to questions raised by the new legislation.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 87, Sept 2007, p1-13, f
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Wall reviews the scope of the new state regulations on drinking water wells and the authority of local governments to adopt more stringent local laws.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 88, May 2008, p1-11, f
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\"In November 2007, several federal agencies jointly issued a new set of regulations intended to help prevent, detect, and mitigate identify theft. The regulations, known as the identify theft 'red flag' rules, require the entities they cover to develop policies and procedures to recognize and respond to circumstances that may indicate identify theft has occurred...\" Jill Moore. This bulletin presents information on red flag rules and their application to local health departments in the state.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 89, Nov 2008, p1-7, f
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On May 19, 2009, Governor Beverly Perdue signed legislation that makes significant changes in the laws governing smoking in public places. Wall provides some background and history on the state's smoking law; discusses smoking prohibitions as they now exist and after the new law takes effect; and discusses the expanded authority of local governments to regulation smoking within their jurisdiction.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 90, May 2009, p1-9, f
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Moore uses a question and answer format to provide guidance about several current issues in the application of the state's childhood and adolescent immunization laws. Among the topics covered are basic childhood immunization requirements, medical exemptions, immunization and school or day care, and special issues with adolescent immunizations.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 91, July 2009, p1-15, f
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19917
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This bulletin reviews the general law of communicable disease control in North Carolina, examines each of the Center for Disease Control's Category A (biological) agents, and analyzes in greater detail how the communicable disease statutes and rules would apply to an event involving a particular agent.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 78, Oct 2001, p1-10, il, f
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The HIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was passed in 1996. This bulletin asks a series of questions intended to assist health care providers and health insurers in evaluating whether a use or disclosure for public health purposes is permitted by the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 80, Sept 2003, p1-18, f
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In the fall of 2002, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted a new law that more clearly defined the role of public health in responding to bioterrorism. The law, called the 2002 Bioterrorism Act, supplements, but does not replace, older public health laws. This bulletin summarizes the key provisions of the new law.
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Health Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7754 A1 H42x), Vol. Issue 79, Feb 2003, p1-13, f