Fighting Health Care Fraud: An Integral Part of Health Care Reform

Established in 1985, the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) is the leading national organization focused exclusively on combating health care fraud. We are unique among associations in that we are a private-public partnership our members comprise the nation’s most prominent private health insurers as well as those federal, state and local government law enforcement and regulatory agencies having jurisdiction over health care fraud. NHCAA’s mission is to protect and serve the public interest by increasing awareness and improving the detection, investigation, civil and criminal prosecution and prevention of health care fraud.

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Randolph Cloud and Associates

Since 1985 Randolph Cloud and Associates has provided a wide variety of services to companies, organizations and individuals related to public policy issues and appropriations matters before the NC General Assembly, the Executive Branch of North Carolina State Government and the US Congress. Randolph E. Cloud is the principal of the firm and is registered to lobby in North Carolina and Washington, DC.

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Government Requests for Cloud Customer Data

whitePaper | February 12, 2022

At Google, we know that transparency plays a critical role in earning and maintaining customer trust. That is why Google Cloud has taken steps to develop industry-leading product capabilities that enhance the control that our customers have over their data, and that give customers visibility into when and how their data is accessed. We think it is important to be clear at the outset about where we stand: our customers own their data and have the right to control access to it. Like other technology and communication companies, Google receives requests from governments and courts around the world for customer information, including requests for Google Cloud customer information. Google Cloud has developed a transparent, fair, and thorough process that meets international best practices when it comes to data access requests from law enforcement agencies and governments. Google provides a response on a case-by-case basis, taking into account different circumstances and informed by legal requirements, customer agreements, and privacy policies. We are committed to protecting privacy while also complying with applicable laws.

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A New US Strategy for Economic Competition with China

whitePaper | November 5, 2019

This final report of the Taskforce on Transforming the Economic Dimension of U.S. China Strategy outlines a four-part strategy for an effective U.S. response to the economic challenges presented by China.

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The State of Ransomware in State and Local Government 2022

whitePaper | September 19, 2022

Sophos' annual study of the real-world ransomware experiences of IT professionals in the state and local government sector has revealed an ever more challenging attack environment. Together with the growing financial and operational burden ransomware places on its victims, it also shines new light on the relationship between ransomware and cyber insurance - including how insurance drives changes to cyber defenses.

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The Future of Money and Payments

whitePaper | September 16, 2022

On March 9, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets (Executive Order).1 Section 4(b) of the Executive Order directs the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of National Intelligence, and the heads of other relevant agencies, to submit to the President a report on the future of money and payment systems. This report reviews the current U.S. system of money and payments, including developments in instant payments and stablecoins. It also describes design choices for a potential U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in the context of public policy considerations related to building the future of money and payments, supporting U.S. global financial leadership, advancing financial inclusion and equity, and minimizing risks.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2020

whitePaper | January 16, 2020

Less than two months before California’s presidential primary, the Democratic primary remains a three-way race between Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Elizabeth Warren. Most Californians say President Trump should be removed from office and disapprove of his handling of the situation with Iran. These are among the key findings of a statewide survey released today by the Public Policy Institute of California.

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U.S. Trade in Services: Trends and Policy Issues

whitePaper | January 22, 2020

Trade in “services” refers to a wide and growing range of economic activities. These activities include transport, tourism, financial services, use of intellectual property, telecommunications and information services, government services, maintenance, and other professional services from accounting to legal services. Compared to goods, the types and volume of services that can be traded are limited by factors such as the requirement for direct buyer-provider contact, and other unique characteristics such as the reusability of services (e.g., professional consulting) for which traditional value measures do not account. In addition to services as independent exports, manufactured and agricultural products incorporate and depend on services, such as research and development or shipping of intermediate or final goods. As services account for 71% of U.S. employment, U.S. trade in services, both services as exports and as inputs to other exported products, can have a broad impact across the U.S. economy.

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Randolph Cloud and Associates

Since 1985 Randolph Cloud and Associates has provided a wide variety of services to companies, organizations and individuals related to public policy issues and appropriations matters before the NC General Assembly, the Executive Branch of North Carolina State Government and the US Congress. Randolph E. Cloud is the principal of the firm and is registered to lobby in North Carolina and Washington, DC.

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