Directive 95/ /EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union. Chapter VI. Supervisory Authority and Working Party on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data
Article 28 Supervisory authority Each Member State shall provide that one or more public authorities are responsible for monitoring the application within its territory of the provisions adopted by the Member States pursuant to this Directive. These authorities shall act with complete independence in exercising the functions entrusted to t
Directive 95/ /EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union. Chapter II. General Rules on the Lawfulness of the Processing of Personal Data
Article 5 Member States shall, within the limits of the provisions of this Chapter, determine more precisely the conditions under which the processing of personal data is lawful. SECTION 1 PRINCIPLES RELATING TO DATA QUALITY Article 6 1. Member States shall provide that personal data must be: (a) processed fairly and lawfully;
Directive 95/ /EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union. Chapter I. General Provisions
Article 1 Object of the Directive In accordance with this Directive, Member States shall protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons, and in particular their right to privacy, with respect to the processing of personal data. Member States shall neither restrict nor prohibit the free flow of personal data between Membe
European Union Restreint ECO 291 CODEC 92 Common Position (EC) No /95 Adopted by the Council on 20 February 1995 With a View to Adopting Directive 94/ /EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Protection of Individuals With Regard to the Processing of Personal Data And on the Free Movement of Such Data On the
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.7 - Strengthen Mechanisms for Ensuring the Protection of Human Subjects in Research and the Integrity of the Research Process.
We will strengthen mechanisms for ensuring protection of human subjects by: increasing and enhancing the educational opportunities for clinical investigators and Institutional Review Board (IRB) members and staff to facilitate their understanding and application of federal requirements for the protection of human subjects.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 4.3 - Improve Consumer and Patient Protection
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will implement the Consumers' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in HHS health care programs and advocate for passage of a National Patients' Bill of Rights. We will evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of provider grievance and complaint procedures in HHS health care programs. This will includ
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.1 - Increase the Percentage of the Nation's Children and Adults Who Have Health Insurance Coverage
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will continue to assist states in their efforts to promote and publicize the opportunity for eligible children and adults to enroll in Medicaid. Our strategy includes asking states to review their computer systems and eligibility processes to ensure that all families that are eligible for Medicaid bene
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide financial and technical assistance to a variety of community prevention services. Our priorities include: comprehensive state programs for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.1 - Reduce Tobacco Use, Especially Among Youth
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide funding and technical support for education campaigns to deliver the anti-tobacco message. Our efforts will focus on: leading a national campaign to educate Americans about the health effects of tobacco use.
In this section we describe our strategies for accomplishing our strategic goals and objectives. In addition, we describe the research-based evidence for the establishment of each HHS strategic goal and the objectives that contribute to its achievement. Legislation and/or regulations required to accomplish objectives are presented as part of the s
A Description of Board and Care Facilities, Operators, and Residents. Appendix A. Facility Characteristics
Data from the two operator instruments are displayed in the exhibits in Appendix A. Tables A-1 through A-8 summarize board and care facility characteristics by facility licensure status and size. The tables present point estimates (usually percentages) with standard errors. Additionally, we performed chi-square tests for differences between lice
 In addition to the reforms noted, as per the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), all health insurance contracts for employer-groups of 2-50 employees must be issued on a guarantee-issue basis.
America’s Health Insurance Plans, “Individual Health Insurance 2006-2007: A Comprehensive Survey of Premiums, Availability, and Benefits,” December 2007. Bunce, V. & Wieske, J. (2008) Health Insurance Mandates in the States 2008, Council for Affordable Health Insurance, 2008 Families USA, “Failing Grades: State Consumer Protection
The nongroup (individual) health insurance market provides access to coverage for persons who cannot obtain health insurance coverage through their employer or do not qualify for public programs. For some persons it provides a temporary source of coverage while between jobs or for early retirees who are not yet eligible for Medicare.
States, in their actions, can and do make very different decisions about how to regulate the individual health insurance market. These actions reflect different values, political climates, and expectations. They also are designed to achieve specific policy goals, such as expanding access, with most states having considered laws and/or regulati
The previous sections of this report describe some of the types of regulations that states can implement in their governance of the individual insurance market. However, within each of the major areas of regulation there is wide variation in the requirements that have been implemented. For example, within a rating structure that may be imposed