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Did you know that:Prosecutors determine if there is sufficient evidence for prosecution and, if so, prosecute the case. They should be available to consult with first responders as needed. A few jurisdictions involve prosecutors more actively, paging them after initial contact and having them respond to the exam site so that they can become familiar with the case and help guide the investigation.
Did you know that:A timely, well-done medical forensic examination can potentially validate and address sexual assault patients’concerns, minimize the trauma they may experience, and promote their healing. At the same time, it can increase the likelihood that evidence collected will aid in criminal case investigation, resulting in perpetrators being held accountable and further sexual violence prevented.
Did you know that:Where permitted by law, patients, not health care workers, should make the decision to report a sexual assault to law enforcement. Patients should be provided with information about possible benefits and consequences of reporting so that they can make an informed decision.
Did you know that:The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA or Public Law 111-3) reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The program went into effect on April 1, 2009. CHIP replaces the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). It will preserve coverage for the millions of children who rely on CHIP today and provides the resources for states to reach millions of additional uninsured children. CHIP was designed as a federal/state partnership, similar to Medicaid, with the goal of expanding health insurance to children whose families earn too much money to be eligible for Medicaid, but not enough money to purchase private insurance.
Did you know that:Medicaid is a health insurance program for certain low-income people. These include: certain low-income families with children; people on supplemental security income; certain low-income pregnant women and children; and people who have very high medical bills. There are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.
Did you know that:Sexual assault is a prevalent crime in our society that has a devastating and long-term impact on individuals from all walks of life. Although an assault can be traumatizing in and of itself, it can result in a range of problems for the victim, such as mental anguish, physical injuries, and sexually transmitted infections
Did you know that:On January 1, 2006, Medicare began to provide coverage for prescription drugs as mandated by the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA). This benefit is available on a voluntary basis to everyone with Medicare, and beneficiaries pay a monthly premium to enroll in one of Medicare’s prescription drug plans.
Did you know that:Medicaid is funded and administered through a state/federal partnership. Although there are broad federal requirements for Medicaid, states have a wide degree of flexibility to design their program.
Did you know that:In 2002, 51.2 million people (18.1 percent of the population) had some level of disability and 32.5 million (11.5 percent of the population) had a severe disability.
Did you know that:There are two essential but separate consent processes—one for medical evaluation and treatment and another for the forensic exam and evidence collection.
Arpent - A French measurement of land equal to .84625 acres.
Architectural fees - The fee an architect charges for services. In general, architects charge for their services by the hour, by the square foot, or by a percentage of the project budget.
Arch - A curved structure that supports weight over an area, such as a doorway.
asbestos - A mineral once used in insulation and other materials that can cause respiratory diseases. Asbestos has been classified as carcinogenic.
Article 5 - The part of the Business and Professions Code governing transactions in real property sale contracts and trust deeds.
Architect - A licensed professional who designs homes, buildings and other structures.
Article 7 - The part of the Business and Professions Code governing commissions, loan costs, and payment requirements in loan brokerage activities.
Article 6 - The part of the Business and Professions Code governing real property securities dealers.
arranger of credit - As defined under the federal Truth-in-Lending Law, a person who regularly arranges for the extension of consumer credit by another person if a finance charge will be imposed, if there are to be more than four installments, and if the person extending the credit is not a creditor. At present, the term does not include a real estate broker who arranges seller financing of a dwelling or real property.
arrears - The state of being delinquent in paying a debt.