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Insurance Commissioner Floats New Regs In Response To UMMC-Blue Cross Battle

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Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney is not sure whether Blue Cross Blue Shield or the University of Mississippi Medical Center will prevail in the ongoing reimbursement dispute that has thousands of Mississippians out of network at the state’s flagship public hospital. But with the 2023 legislative session on the horizon, he has a bill in mind to keep it from happening again.

Crucial Facts About The Espionage Act And How Trump May Have Violated It

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“When you hear ‘espionage,’ you may think spies and international intrigue. One portion of the act does relate to spying for foreign governments, for which the maximum sentence is life imprisonment,” Attorneys Joseph Ferguson and Thomas A. Durkin writes. “But spy cases are rare. More typically, as in the Trump investigation, the Espionage Act applies to the unauthorized gathering, possessing or transmitting of certain sensitive government information.”