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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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In October 2016 there was a proposal to increase the per diem rate to $217.
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The chiefs have struck a committee to review the per diem rate.
For legislators who claim per diems, it is one of the few indicators of how often they go to work at the Statehouse.
A per diem is treated as paid for M & IE only if the employer separately pays for lodging, based on receipts submitted by the employee; if lodging is provided by or directly paid for by the employer; if the employee does not incur lodging expenses; or if the per diem is calculated using the same basis as the employee's wages, such as hours worked, miles driven, or pieces produced.
In addition, they receive the per diem, which will be $190 a day, up from $150.
If a GOCC gets a performance rating of 100 percent, the board directors are entitled to an incentive worth 100 percent of the total actually annual authorized per diems received.