per diem rate

per diem rate

[pər dē′əm, dī′əm]
Etymology: L, per diem, daily, ratus, reckoned
an established rate of payment for hospital services.
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The new procedure allows employers to use a simplified per diem rate of $122 in 28 high-cost areas and $85 in all other areas.
The initial per diem rate for each of the three contracts is $60.
In most cases across the United States, but not all, a per diem rate applies to an entire county.
Their decision to use one facility over another is going to be negotiated on the basis of facilities undercutting one another from a cost perspective on a per diem rate.
1 percent from the first quarter of 2003, primarily due to an 8 percent increase in the overall per diem rate, a 43 basis-point increase in average occupancy levels and a 62 basis-point improvement in Medicare patients as a percentage of total patient days.
The new rules will affect travel expenses as Hayes explained, "Under the new provisions, National Guard troops and Reservists traveling more than 100 miles and requiring overnight stay, can deduct travel expenses - so long as the amount does not exceed the general federal per diem rate.
All services as outlined above will be provided for juvenile offenders at a per diem rate to be billed to Juvenile Probation Services on a monthly basis.
Costs for meals shall be close to and shall not exceed the state per diem rate.
7 percent decline in the Medicare per diem rate and a slight decline in the overall occupancy level to 87.
The position of Chair carries an annual remuneration of Au30,000 and the position of Non-Executive Director has a per diem rate of Au400.
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