Olga Zuyeva, BSN, MSHK, RNIII

Olga Zuyeva, BSN, MSHK, RNIII is a frequent contributor to RN Journal with 3 articles published to date.

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Legislature Ought to Increase Rewards up to 10 Million Dollars to Whistleblowers who Combat Medicare Fraud and Abuse

Legislature Ought to Increase Rewards up to 10 Million Dollars to Whistleblowers who Combat Medicare Fraud and Abuse

Tags: Legislature Medicare Medicare Fraud Whistleblowers

The legislature ought to enact this proposed rule to increase rewards to combat Medicare fraud and abuse, in an attempt to increase more whistleblowers to come forward. Empirical research shows that this proposed rule has had the following good effects to increase rewards up to 10 million dollars to whistleblowers for reporting Medicare fraud and abuse and should therefore be seriously enhanced by legislature.  The role of legislature in combating Medicare fraud and abuse to increase the amount of the rewards paid to whistleblowers whose tips about suspected fraud and abuse lead to the successful recovery of funds up to 10 million dollars. The intent of this proposed rule is to provide reward to whistleblowers in case of actual fraud or reckless disregard in the submission of claims.

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Wrongful Work Termination Because of Age and Sex Discrimination

Wrongful Work Termination Because of Age and Sex Discrimination

Tags: civil rights discrimination profession

Wrongful work termination based on age and sex should be prohibited in workplaces.  Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer makes a job related decision to terminate employment based on characteristics such as sex and age, which makes it illegal. As a matter of fact, employment termination because of age and sex is prohibited by Congress, state, and local legislature.  Federal and state labor laws exist to protect employees from workplace discrimination.  Nowadays age and sex should not be a factor in termination of employment otherwise an employer will be liable for his/her actions.  No worker, except certain executives, can be forced into involuntary retirement at a certain age, as people are fully protected by the law. 

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Ethical Issues Raised When Parents Refuse Medical Treatment For their Ill Children

Ethical Issues Raised When Parents Refuse Medical Treatment For their Ill Children

Tags: child children ethical principles ethical principles in nursing ethical standards ethical values ethics nursing ethics parents treatment treatment options

Working as a nurse, I am seeing ethical issues raises when parents refuse medical treatment for their ill children. Health care providers need rapid access to legal remedies in order to help children whose parents neglect medical treatment for their young because of their religious beliefs and hopes that a miracle might heal the kids.  Despite those parents, who strongly stand by their point of view about spiritual treatment, doctors and state continue considering such point of view as futile, neglect, and abuse of the children. According to the doctors and courts, the medical treatment in ill children is more effective to cure disease in comparison to the spiritual means. As a society, we should make it a priority to protect children from parental neglect and abuse in case of withholding medical treatment, which in many cases leads to death.

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