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  • services
  • A number of groups in the health care industry, including Group Purchasing Organizations, believe that supplier contract pricing information should become part of a knowledge base shared by hospitals subscribing to certain information services. (spendmatters.com)
  • But organizations such as Aspen and ECRI that, among other services, make money selling contract pricing information to hospitals, believe that hospitals have the right to share that information so that other hospitals can use it to improve their own pricing position. (spendmatters.com)
  • The aim of this study is to evaluate the importance of logistics services and the service capabilities of logistics service providers contracted by the case company. (theseus.fi)
  • The Urbana insurer, which currently covers 15,000 state retirees, was one of the unsuccessful bidders for the new contracts posted by the state Department of Central Management Services on Oct. 1. (news-gazette.com)
  • This paper was prepared by Planning and Learning Technologies, Inc. in partnership with The Urban Institute for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under contract HHSP233200600242U. (hhs.gov)
  • For example, performance based contract reforms in Illinois and the District of Columbia do not significantly increase the proportion of services that are outsourced. (hhs.gov)
  • Research indicates that while all states contract out for some form of direct child welfare services, until a decade ago public agencies retained virtually all case management decision making authority (McCullough, 2003). (hhs.gov)
  • verbal
  • Many experts on the evaluation and management of suicidal patients have warned against the use of this tool as a substitute for a thorough risk assessment, at least in part because obtaining a patient's written or verbal contract provides a false sense of security for many clinicians. (jaapl.org)
  • Advantages of written over verbal communication 2. (docplayer.net)
  • benefits
  • The Craniofacial Fellow will enjoy the same benefits and contract advantages of the House Officers Association. (maxface.org)
  • A caregiver contract defines caregiving provisions about elder care and specifies the responsibilities and benefits of the caregiver. (uslegalforms.com)
  • Corporate Travel Contracting is valid for travel with Air France, KLM and our partner airlines to bring you the benefits of greater flexibility, combinable fares and a wider choice of more frequent flights for your employees. (klm.com)
  • A plan described in this subclause is a specialized MA plan for special needs individuals described in section 1395w-28(b)(6)(B)(ii) of this title that is fully integrated with capitated contracts with States for Medicaid benefits, including long-term care, and that have similar average levels of frailty (as determined by the Secretary) as the PACE program. (house.gov)
  • company
  • So now it's your turn: Should raw materials and subassembly contract costs be confidential to your company or be given freely to data collection organizations to share with your competitors? (spendmatters.com)
  • Key positions throughout the company should be considered for employment contracts. (cbsnews.com)
  • It would be impractical and probably unfair to have contracts for only one or two critical jobs, so you will want to consider implementing them for key employees throughout your company. (cbsnews.com)
  • members
  • CMS says once contracts are finalized, retiree members will be sent informational letters about plan designs, costs, provider networks, enrollment dates, details about how to cancel coverage or opt-out and dates and times of informational seminars that will be scheduled. (news-gazette.com)
  • Such contracts ensure that the cost of care is paid for and helps to avoid any potential future conflicts between family members. (uslegalforms.com)
  • case
  • Collins-Camargo, Ensign & Flaherty, in press) have identified a limited number of state and local initiatives where for certain contracts, primary case management authority has been shifted to private providers. (hhs.gov)
  • For the purpose of this paper series, "privatization" is defined as the contracting out of the case management function, with the result that contractors make the day-to-day decisions regarding the child and familys case. (hhs.gov)
  • provide
  • We also provide "Maintenance Contract contract" for customers who are only using our products (both Strapping Machine and the PP Strapping Band itself), which means free maintenance and inspection for all the strapping machine units purchased from us (only with the use of our own PP Strapping Band). (strappingband.net)
  • Further
  • Further empirical research is needed to determine whether contracting for safety merits consideration as a future component of the suicide risk assessment. (jaapl.org)
  • assessment
  • A contract should never replace a thorough assessment of a patient's suicide risk factors. (jaapl.org)
  • If you have yet to put employment contracts into effect, doing an organizational assessment-needs and wants, strengths and weaknesses, pros and cons-is a good place to start. (cbsnews.com)
  • The same sort of assessment process is also advisable for those of you who have employment contracts in place and want to revise them. (cbsnews.com)
  • state
  • A LexisNexis search of all state and federal cases was also performed using the search terms contract for safety, no-suicide contract, no-suicide agreement, and stay-alive contract, to review legal outcomes related to the use of this practice. (jaapl.org)
  • plan
  • 1 AETNA HEALTH INC. (Arizona) CERTIFICATE OF COVERAGE Plan Name: AZ Silver HNOption /50 AZO This Certificate of Coverage ('Certificate') is part of the Group Agreement ('Group Agreement') between Aetna Health Inc., hereinafter referred to as Aetna, and the Contract Holder. (docplayer.net)
  • receive
  • The audit, released late last week in anticipation of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight hearing on Thursday, found that ANCs receive a disproportionate share of contracts awarded through the 8(a) program. (govexec.com)
  • place
  • Whether you already have employment contracts in place or have only begun considering them for your employees, you may find this checklist helpful. (cbsnews.com)
  • Going back will only precipitate the very issues that made you decide on employment contracts in the first place. (cbsnews.com)
  • help
  • If you have few in-house resources and have been unable to get enough specific information through professional contacts, personal networks, associations, or online resources, you have two options: develop the expertise yourselves or hire experts to help you develop suitable employment contracts. (cbsnews.com)
  • terms
  • A literature review of PubMed was conducted using different terms to describe the same concept, including contract for safety, no-suicide agreement, and no-suicide contract. (jaapl.org)
  • legal
  • A legal review revealed that contracting for safety is never enough to protect against legal liability and may lead to adverse consequences for the clinician and the patient. (jaapl.org)
  • CORPORATE
  • Air France and KLM Corporate Travel Contracting offers a unique point of contact and single deal for consolidated follow up, advice and reporting. (klm.com)
  • program
  • Nearly two-thirds of all ANCs in the 8(a) program won a contract obligation in fiscal 2007, compared to 44 percent of other program participants. (govexec.com)
  • and 76 Prescription Drug Program contracts. (mcol.com)
  • changes
  • The hearing will examine the contracting preferences afforded the Alaska firms and whether legislative changes are needed to level the playing field. (govexec.com)
  • value
  • Data provided to Government Executive by Chugach shows that the value of sole-source contracts awarded to ANCs decreased from $896 million in fiscal 2005 to $633 million in fiscal 2008. (govexec.com)
  • We have used very basic employment contracts and they haven't shown the value we anticipated. (cbsnews.com)
  • research
  • Papers were used if they discussed problems and potential concerns related to use of a contract for safety, including primary research and review articles. (jaapl.org)
  • agreement
  • The contract for safety, or no-suicide agreement, was first described in the literature more than 30 years ago. (jaapl.org)
  • Would an employment contract protect us better than a simple "non-compete" or "non-disclosure" agreement? (cbsnews.com)
  • patients
  • Contracts should be considered for use only in patients who are deemed capable of giving informed consent and, even in these circumstances, should be used with caution. (jaapl.org)
  • We are so excited to let all our patients know that we are now officially contracted with Select Med Advantage Health Insurance. (southwestvision.org)
  • made
  • The no-suicide contract evolved into an instrument that is often interpreted as an actual contract made between patient and clinician, in which the patient makes a commitment not to engage in self-harm. (jaapl.org)
  • customers
  • Guidant believed that their pricing to individual customers was confidential information and contractually required hospitals to maintain their contract pricing as confidential. (spendmatters.com)
  • support
  • Overall, empirically based evidence to support the use of the contract for safety in any population is very limited, particularly in adolescent populations. (jaapl.org)
  • The concept of a contract for safety has been taken out of its original context and applied to a large variety of settings and populations without evidence to support its use in these areas. (jaapl.org)
  • sense
  • What type of workforce do you have, and what type of contract will make sense for the type of work that workforce does? (cbsnews.com)
  • people
  • Employment contracts might also discourage less than honorable people from applying, knowing that recruitment and hiring practices would probably turn up something about their past that they would rather hide. (cbsnews.com)