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per diem

Latin, by day.

Hospital care
adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging “daily” rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census.
 
Medical work
noun A temporary employee (e.g., a nurse) who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee—e.g., vacation and pension.
 
NIH-speak
noun A fixed allowance for daily payment of lodging, meals and related incidental expenses for NIH employees who are required to travel.

per diem

Latin, by day Hospital care adjective Referring to the hospital practice of charging 'daily' rates, where the expenses incurred on a daily basis are averaged over the entire hospital census noun A temporary employee–eg, a nurse, who receives a higher hourly salary, but does not get the benefits received by salaried employee–eg, vacation and pension
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Chief Paul Prosper of Paqtnkek First Nation says the chiefs recognize that they shouldn't be saddling an agency with the kinds of costs associated with their per diems.
Because the system pays per diems based on the distance to the Statehouse and the number of days traveled to the capital, total payments in a year do not correspond to the number of days claimed for per diems.
The updated rates for the regular per diem method are listed by location in Publication 1542.
The BBRA mandate was the stimulus for three recent studies: CMS contracted with RTI International, to develop measures of patient-specific per diem cost that improve on previously available cost measures using a patient sample from 40 psychiatric facilities (Cromwell et al.
Additional information on consolidated billing and which services are excluded from the SNF PPS per diem payment can be found in Transmittal A-02-118, which includes the annual update of HCPCS codes that are excluded from consolidated billing, at http://cms.
50 and $51, respectively, in duplicate travel reimbursements because they attended team meals and also claimed per diem.
Therefore, I make sure that they understand that there are two sources of funding, one is the per diem they receive from the Ministry of Defense, and the second is the IMET living allowance.
Generally not pay or reimburse expenses incurred for services or items that would be covered by Medicare, except where Medicare is a secondary payer, or the contract makes per diem or other periodic payments without regard to reimbursement.
As a result, some managed care organizations are moving toward per diem or fee-for-service reimbursement because after a few years of capitation, providers operate more efficiently and plans will see higher profits by paying per diems.
Allowable and unallowable items have been defined in a wide range of expense categories and per diem spending limits have been define for allowable expenses.
NYSE: MRN) today announced that it is realigning its per diem branch network.
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