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77 FR 60028 - Proposed Information Collection (Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim) Activity: Comment Request  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA...the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the...necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including whether the...

2012-10-01

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Audit of Compensation Program Claims Brokering. Veterans Benefits Administration.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Processing the increased number of veterans' compensation benefit claims received has been a major challenge for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). To help address this challenge, VBA has increased claims brokering from veterans service centers (...

2011-01-01

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76 FR 36176 - Fully Developed Claim (Fully Developed Claims-Applications for Compensation, Pension, DIC, Death...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Control No. 2900-0747] Fully Developed Claim (Fully Developed Claims--Applications for Compensation, Pension, DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits); Correction AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans...

2011-06-21

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Employer Factors Related to Workers' Compensation Claims and Disability Management.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explored empirical relationship between employer disability prevention and management practices and their workers' compensation claims experience. Data from 124 firms revealed high variability among firms within same industry and operating under same state workers' compensation statute. Findings support assumption that significant portion of…

Habeck, Rochelle V.; And Others

1991-01-01

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42 CFR 411.47 - Apportionment of a lump-sum compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. 411.47 Section...for Services Covered Under Workers' Compensation § 411.47 Apportionment...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. (a)...

2010-10-01

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42 CFR 411.47 - Apportionment of a lump-sum compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. 411.47 Section...for Services Covered Under Workers' Compensation § 411.47 Apportionment...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. (a)...

2009-10-01

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20 CFR 702.604 - Determining the amount of compensation for occupational disease claims which become manifest...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...amount of compensation for occupational disease claims which become manifest after retirement...ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURE Occupational Disease Which Does Not Immediately Result in Death...amount of compensation for occupational disease claims which become manifest after...

2013-04-01

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20 CFR 702.603 - Determining the payrate for compensating occupational disease claims which become manifest after...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...the payrate for compensating occupational disease claims which become manifest after retirement...ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURE Occupational Disease Which Does Not Immediately Result in Death...the payrate for compensating occupational disease claims which become manifest after...

2013-04-01

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19 CFR 24.32 - Claims; unpaid compensation of deceased employees and death benefits.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...unpaid compensation of deceased employees and death benefits. 24.32 Section 24.32...unpaid compensation of deceased employees and death benefits. (a) A claim made by a...an officer or employee at the time of his death shall be executed on standard...

2013-04-01

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Applying no-fault compensation criteria to obstetric malpractice claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

Objective: To determine in obstetric malpractice cases the incidence of adverse events (AE), defined in the litigation literature as an injury caused by medical management, and to determine the proportion of cases that would meet no-fault criteria.Methods: In a retrospective cohort design, all neonatal outcome claims (n = 47) occurring between January 1992 and December 1993 were reviewed from carriers

Carl J. Saphier; Eric J. Thomas; David Studdert; Troyen A. Brennan; David Acker

1998-01-01

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Factors predisposing to claims and compensations for patient injuries following total hip and knee arthroplasty  

PubMed Central

Background and purpose Factors associated with malpractice claims are poorly understood. Knowledge of these factors could help to improve patient safety. We investigated whether patient characteristics and hospital volume affect claims and compensations following total hip arthroplasty (THA) and knee arthroplasty (TKA) in a no-fault scheme. Methods A retrospective registry-based study was done on 16,646 THAs and 17,535 TKAs performed in Finland from 1998 through 2003. First, the association between patient characteristics—e.g., age, sex, comorbidity, prosthesis type—and annual hospital volume with filing of a claim was analyzed by logistic regression. Then, multinomial logistic regression was applied to analyze the association between these same factors and receipt of compensation. Results For THA and TKA, patients over 65 years of age were less likely to file a claim than patients under 65 (OR = 0.57, 95% CI: 0.46–0.72 and OR = 0.65, CI: 0.53–0.80, respectively), while patients with increased comorbidity were more likely to file a claim (OR = 1.17, CI: 1.04–1.31 and OR = 1.14, CI: 1.03-1.26, respectively). Following THA, male sex and cemented prosthesis reduced the odds of a claim (OR = 0.74, CI: 0.60–0.91 and OR = 0.77, CI: 0.60–0.99, respectively) and volume of between 200 and 300 operations increased the odds of a claim (OR = 1.29, CI: 1.01–1.64). Following TKA, a volume of over 300 operations reduced the probability of compensation for certain injury types (RRR = 0.24, CI: 0.08–0.72). Interpretation Centralization of TKA to hospitals with higher volume may reduce the rate of compensable patient injuries. Furthermore, more attention should be paid to equal opportunities for patients to file a claim and obtain compensation.

2012-01-01

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Medical reports on persons claiming compensation for personal injury.  

PubMed Central

An audit of one insurance company's files on all employer's liability and third party motor claims settled over two years for 5000 pounds or more presented an opportunity to review the medical reports on the patients involved. A stratified random sample of files on 203 patients contained 602 reports prepared by 400 consultants. Content analysis was undertaken to evaluate compliance with published guidance on reports prepared for medico-legal purposes and to ascertain how well reports met recipients' requirements. While clinical topics were well covered, generally to a high standard, other functional, psychosocial and occupational topics, reflecting the wider clinical and non-clinical frame of reference within which lawyers and insurers normally seek information and advice, were covered less frequently, extensively and comprehensively--leaving considerable scope to improve these aspects of assessment and reporting. Further review of this aspect of professional practice should include attention to the appropriateness of existing guidance, postgraduate training requirements and the involvement of other agencies or professions in some aspects of assessment for medico-legal purposes.

Cornes, P; Aitken, R C

1992-01-01

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The Occupationally Injured Worker: Investigating the Decision to Settle a Workers' Compensation Claim  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2007), a total of 4.2 million work-place injuries were reported within the United States in 2005, nearly half of which resulted in days away from work, job transfer, or restriction. In the majority of workers' compensation claims, wage-replacement benefits are paid voluntarily by the employer or…

Nay, Andrew Paul

2010-01-01

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Doctors and retribution: the hospitalisation of compensation claims in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.  

PubMed

The cultures in the Papua New Guinea Highlands are characterised by a tradition of retribution. Compensation is part of an elaborate system of exchanging gifts, goods and services. Compensation is paid to those who have suffered some kind of loss for which others are held responsible. Such incidents include death or injury caused by fighting, a road accident or domestic violence, theft, rape, gossip, and property damage. Fear of revenge is an important motive for paying compensation. The hospital has become an increasingly important institution for retribution. It provides medical reports to support compensation claims of physical damage in cases involving violence or an accident. Case material, collected by one of the authors who conducted fieldwork in a hospital in the Southern Highlands, shows that the hospital has established itself as an authoritative actor in the local compensation culture. Doctors spend about one afternoon per week writing medical reports for compensation claims. These reports have become an attractive extra source of income for the hospital. The article describes and analyses a number of cases to illustrate the hospital's role in the production and legitimisation of retribution. PMID:15351474

van Amstel, Hans; van der Geest, Sjaak

2004-11-01

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The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims among nursing home workers  

PubMed Central

Background Injuries reported to workers’ compensation (WC) system are often used to estimate incidence of health outcomes and evaluate interventions in musculoskeletal epidemiology studies. However, WC claims represent a relatively small subset of all musculoskeletal disorders among employed individuals, and perhaps not a representative subset. This study determined the influence of workplace and individual factors on filing of workers’ compensation claims by nursing home employees with back pain. Methods Surveys were conducted in 18 skilled nursing facilities in four U.S. states. Self-administered questionnaires obtained information on demographic characteristics, working environment, and health behaviors/status. Employees who reported low back pain at least once in four questionnaire surveys were included. WC claims from the same facilities were obtained from the employer’s workers compensation insurer and matched by employee name. The dichotomous dependent variable was filing of back-related worker’s compensation claim. Association with predictors of interest, including pain severity, physical job demand, job strain, social support, schedule control, and safety climate, was assessed using multivariate regression modeling. Individual characteristics were tested as potential confounders. Results Pain severity level was significantly associated with filing low-back related claims (odds ratio (OR)?=?1.49, 95% CI?=?1.18 – 1.87). Higher physical demands at work (OR?=?1.07, 95% CI?=?1.01 – 1.14) also increased the likelihood of claim filing. Higher job strain (OR?=?0.83, 95% CI?=?0.73 – 0.94), social support at work (OR?=?0.90, 95% CI?=?0.82 – 0.99), and education (OR?=?0.79, 95% CI?=?0.71 – 0.89) decreased the likelihood of claim filing. Conclusions The results suggest that the WC system captured the most severe occupational injuries. Workplace factors had additional influence on workers’ decision to file claims, after adjusting for low back pain severity. Education was correlated with worker’s socioeconomic status; its influence on claim filing is difficult to interpret because of the possible mixed effects of working conditions, self-efficacy, and content knowledge.

2014-01-01

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Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Korea Provoked by Workers' Collective Compensation Claims against Work Intensification  

PubMed Central

This article presents the process of workers’ problems with work related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs), the introduction of risk assessments (RA) for their prevention, and the consequences of this process in Korea. In 1997, economic crisis caused a rapid increase of massive layoffs, worker dispatch system introduction, job insecurity, and use of irregular workers resulting in work intensification. Work intensification increased WMSDs, which created massive workers’ compensation collective claims. Workers argued for the reduction of work intensity. The RAs introduced as a consequence of the workers’ struggle is unique in the world. Whereas these RAs were expected to play a pivotal role in WMSDs prevention, they dis not due to workers’ lack of engagement after the compensation struggle. In fact, changes in the compensation judgment system and criteria have resulted in lower compensation approval rates leading to lower workers’ compensation claims. The Korean experience provides insight into WMSDs causes in a globalized world. In such a the globalized world, work intensification as the result of work flexibility could be an international trend.

2014-01-01

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Workplace Harassment — A Health Issue: Anti-Discrimination Cases and Workers' Compensation Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article describes the adverse health-related effects of racial and sexual harassment elicited from files held by the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Commission where the complainant has nominated sexual or racial harassment as a ground of discrimination. Those results are compared with publicly available data on work-related stress claims obtained from the Compendium of Workers' Compensation Statistics Australia 2004–06, arising

Robert Guthrie; Ross Taplin; Joseph Oliver

2009-01-01

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Characteristics of and risk factors for compensated occupational injury and disease claims in dairy farmers: a case-control study.  

PubMed

Research indicates that dairy farmers have an elevated risk of work-related adverse health outcomes. This case-control study evaluated the characteristics of and risk factors for compensated occupational injury and disease claims among Finnish dairy farmers. The cases consisted of 19 farm couples in which both spouses had a history of multiple claims. There were 283 claims in total, a rate of 26.6 claims per 100 person-years. The controls consisted of 12 couples in which neither spouse had compensated or rejected claims during their work history as insured farmers. A combined mail/telephone survey charted potential risk factors for compensated claims. These claims frequently involved work tasks and causes related to animal husbandry. Cattle were the most common cause for injuries in general and for serious injuries in particular. Gender differences in farm work and claims were observed. Using logistic regression analyses, we identified personal and work-related risk factors including long work history, small-scale dairy farm operation, and conventional stanchion barn for dairy cattle. Outdated working conditions, while not statistically significant, were positively associated with claims as well. Declined current work ability and musculoskeletal or respiratory conditions were significantly associated with claims where each of these outcomes may contribute to the other. Identified factors could be used to select subgroups of dairy farmers with either elevated or reduced risk of claims. Prevention of adverse health outcomes could be most effective when targeted to farmers at highest risk of occupational injury and disease. PMID:24400423

Karttunen, J P; Rautiainen, R H

2013-07-01

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Etiology of work-related electrical injuries: a narrative analysis of workers' compensation claims.  

PubMed

The purpose of this study was to provide new insight into the etiology of primarily nonfatal, work-related electrical injuries. We developed a multistage, case-selection algorithm to identify electrical-related injuries from workers' compensation claims and a customized coding taxonomy to identify pre-injury circumstances. Workers' compensation claims routinely collected over a 1-year period from a large U.S. insurance provider were used to identify electrical-related injuries using an algorithm that evaluated: coded injury cause information, nature of injury, "accident" description, and injury description narratives. Concurrently, a customized coding taxonomy for these narratives was developed to abstract the activity, source, initiating process, mechanism, vector, and voltage. Among the 586,567 reported claims during 2002, electrical-related injuries accounted for 1283 (0.22%) of nonfatal claims and 15 fatalities (1.2% of electrical). Most (72.3%) were male, average age of 36, working in services (33.4%), manufacturing (24.7%), retail trade (17.3%), and construction (7.2%). Body part(s) injured most often were the hands, fingers, or wrist (34.9%); multiple body parts/systems (25.0%); lower/upper arm; elbow; shoulder, and upper extremities (19.2%). The leading activities were conducting manual tasks (55.1%); working with machinery, appliances, or equipment; working with electrical wire; and operating powered or nonpowered hand tools. Primary injury sources were appliances and office equipment (24.4%); wires, cables/cords (18.0%); machines and other equipment (11.8%); fixtures, bulbs, and switches (10.4%); and lightning (4.3%). No vector was identified in 85% of cases. and the work process was initiated by others in less than 1% of cases. Injury narratives provide valuable information to overcome some of the limitations of precoded data, more specially for identifying additional injury cases and in supplementing traditional epidemiologic data for further understanding the etiology of work-related electrical injuries that may lead to further prevention opportunities. PMID:19626529

Lombardi, David A; Matz, Simon; Brennan, Melanye J; Smith, Gordon S; Courtney, Theodore K

2009-10-01

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67 FR 51440 - Claims Under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2000; Expansion of Coverage to...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...of a certain level of exposure to radiation (as is...who are studying the effects of radiation on mill...not result in an annual effect on the economy of $100...or significant adverse effects on competition, employment...Claims, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act,...

2002-08-07

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Mesothelioma incidence surveillance systems and claims for workers' compensation. Epidemiological evidence and prospects for an integrated framework  

PubMed Central

Background Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive and lethal tumour strongly associated with exposure to asbestos (mainly occupational). In Italy a large proportion of workers are protected from occupational diseases by public insurance and an epidemiological surveillance system for incident mesothelioma cases. Methods We set up an individual linkage between the Italian national mesothelioma register (ReNaM) and the Italian workers’ compensation authority (INAIL) archives. Logistic regression models were used to identify and test explanatory variables. Results We extracted 3270 mesothelioma cases with occupational origins from the ReNaM, matching them with 1625 subjects in INAIL (49.7%); 91.2% (1,482) of the claims received compensation. The risk of not seeking compensation is significantly higher for women and the elderly. Claims have increased significantly in recent years and there is a clear geographical gradient (northern and more developed regions having higher claims rates). The highest rates of compensation claims were after work known to involve asbestos. Conclusions Our data illustrate the importance of documentation and dissemination of all asbestos exposure modalities. Strategies focused on structural and systematic interaction between epidemiological surveillance and insurance systems are needed.

2012-01-01

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76 FR 54002 - Agency Information Collection (Fully Developed Claims) (Applications for Compensation...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Compensation; Applications for Pension; Applications for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits): Activity Under OMB Review...Compensation; Applications for Pension; Applications for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits, VA Forms...

2011-08-30

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Impact of a cleaners' strike on compensation claims for asthma among teachers in Ontario  

PubMed Central

BACKGROUND: A review of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) claims in Ontario from 1998 to 2002 showed an unusual spike in the number of claims accepted for work-exacerbated asthma (WEA) in April 2001. OBJECTIVE: To identify the cause for the spike in the number of WSIB claims for WEA in April 2001. METHODS: File reviews were performed to identify the occupations of workers with claims accepted for WEA in April 2001 compared with claims during March and May 2001, and during the same months in 2000 and 2002. RESULTS: In April 2001, there were 61 accepted WEA claims; the most common occupation was ‘teacher’. In contrast, among educational workers, there was only one WEA claim in the previous month and one in the following month. From March to May in the preceding and following years, there were only four and two claims, respectively. The most frequently implicated causative agents were dust and dirt exposure, which were responsible for 98% of claims; the mean (± SD) number of lost workdays was 6.5±10. The only identified environmental change associated with this spike was a cleaners’ strike at all elementary and high schools in the Toronto District School Board in Ontario, which started on March 31, 2001 and ended on May 1, 2001. CONCLUSION: The spike in accepted WEA claims in Ontario in April 2001 was temporally associated with a strike by Toronto District School Board cleaners, suggesting acute symptomatic effects of poor workplace (school) maintenance on asthmatic employees. The WSIB database was sufficiently sensitive to capture this phenomenon.

Ribeiro, Marcos; Buyantseva, Larisa V; Liss, Gary M; Luce, Carol E; Tarlo, Susan M

2013-01-01

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67 FR 51422 - Claims Under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2000; Technical Amendments  

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...amended Act. DATES: Effective date: September...with the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act...developed following exposure to radiation under...substantial direct effects on the States...records to that effect. (b) If the medical...the Radiation Exposure Compensation...

2002-08-07

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Performance of functions; claims for compensation under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. Interim final rule; request for comments.  

PubMed

This document contains the interim final regulations governing the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as amended (EEOICPA or Act) by the Department of Labor (Department or DOL). Part B of the Act provides uniform lump-sum payments and medical benefits to covered employees and, where applicable, to survivors of such employees, of the Department of Energy (DOE), its predecessor agencies and certain of its vendors, contractors and subcontractors. Part B of the Act also provides smaller uniform lump-sum payments and medical benefits to individuals found eligible by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for benefits under section 5 of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) and, where applicable, to their survivors. Part E of the Act provides variable lump-sum payments (based on a worker's permanent impairment and/or years of established wage-loss) and medical benefits for covered DOE contractor employees and, where applicable, provides variable lump-sum payments to survivors of such employees (based on a worker's death due to a covered illness and any years of established wage-loss). Part E of the Act also provides these same payments and benefits to uranium miners, millers and ore transporters covered by section 5 of the RECA and, where applicable, to survivors of such employees. The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the adjudication of claims and the payment of benefits under EEOICPA, with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimating the amounts of radiation received by employees alleged to have sustained cancer as a result of such exposure and establishing guidelines to be followed by OWCP in determining whether such cancers are at least as likely as not related to employment. Both DOE and DOJ are responsible for notifying potential claimants and for submitting evidence necessary for OWCP's adjudication of claims under EEOICPA. PMID:15943010

2005-06-01

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28 CFR 79.3 - Compensable claim categories under the Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...part. (4) Miners' claims. For...contracted lung cancer or certain nonmalignant...being employed in uranium mines located...diseases, renal cancer, or chronic...months) in a uranium mill in specified...diseases, renal cancer, or chronic...transporter of uranium ore or...

2009-07-01

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28 CFR 79.3 - Compensable claim categories under the Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...part. (4) Miners' claims. For...contracted lung cancer or certain nonmalignant...being employed in uranium mines located...diseases, renal cancer, or chronic...months) in a uranium mill in specified...diseases, renal cancer, or chronic...transporter of uranium ore or...

2010-07-01

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Consumer expectations towards origin-claimed food products. Compensation and acceptance for global trading system  

Microsoft Academic Search

Origin- claimed food products mainstream gives diverse features over the world. The food labelling practices based on origin or provenance are frequently developed as a reaction to global trading system: private and NGO's initiatives (Fair Trade), enterprises in UK (Local Foods) and USA (Food Alliance), medals for winners in local exhibitions awards, or public regulation in European Union (PDO, PGI,

Georges Giraud

2006-01-01

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78 FR 6181 - Agency Information Collection (Fully Developed Claims) (Applications for Compensation...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Compensation; Applications for Pension; Applications for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits): Activity Under OMB Review...for Pension, VA Form 21-527EZ; and Applications for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits, VA Form 21-534EZ....

2013-01-29

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Age related differences in work injuries and permanent impairment: a comparison of workers' compensation claims among adolescents, young adults, and adults  

PubMed Central

Aims: To investigate the severity of work injuries across age groups. Methods: Workers' compensation records were used to examine work related injuries among adolescents (15–19 years old), young adults (20–24 years old), and adults (25+ years old) between 1993 and 2000. The incidence of compensated injuries was calculated for each age group and compared by gender, industry, and type of injury. The presence and degree of permanent impairment in each age group was also examined. Results: For males, adolescents and young adults had higher claim rates than adults. For females, adults had the highest claim rates and young adults the lowest. Rates of permanent impairment indicated that age was positively associated with severity of injury. Conclusions: Indicators of health consequences, in particular presence of permanent impairment, provide preliminary evidence that compensated work injuries sustained by youth are not as serious as injuries sustained by adults. Nevertheless, there was evidence that some young workers sustain injuries that have long term consequences. Documenting the consequences of the injuries that young workers sustain has implications for secondary prevention efforts and health services policy.

Breslin, C; Koehoorn, M; Smith, P; Manno, M

2003-01-01

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Blue jets produced by quasi-electrostatic pre-discharge thundercloud fields  

Microsoft Academic Search

Pre-discharge quasi-electrostatic (QE) fields immediately above the thundercloud lead to the formation and upward propagation of streamer type ionization channels with features in good agreement with recent video observations of Blue Jets.

V. P. Pasko; T. F. Bell

1996-01-01

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Blue Jets Produced by Quasi-Electrostatic Pre-Discharge Thundercloud Fields  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Pre-discharge Quasi-Electrostatic (QE) fields immediately above the thundercloud lead to the formation and upward propagation of streamer type ionization channels with features in good agreement with recent video observations of Blue Jets.

Pasko, V. P.; Inan, U. S.; Bell, T. F.

1996-01-01

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Radiation Exposure Compensation Program  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the Justice Department's Radiation Exposure Compensation Program homepage. This site features information about the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, including claimant categories, claim forms, and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. This site also provides a table illustrating a summary of all claims received and compensation paid to date.

Program, U. S.

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46 CFR 95.16-45 - Pre-discharge alarms and time delay devices.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Pre-discharge alarms and time delay devices. ...system protecting a space with greater than...area of the protected space to the primary exit. (2) The time delay device must...the duration of the time delay; (2) Be...located in the protected space and marked as...

2013-10-01

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The Aftermath of the Macondo Discovery Well Spill: The Interplay of Claims to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility and Insurance Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

The processing of claims for compensation arising from the April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig and its environmental and economic aftermath has proceeded simultaneously before the Gulf Coast Claims Facility and insurers. The criteria for recovery between these two recipients of claims differ significantly. Compensation from the facility has included claims for purely economic injury,

Dale E. Hausman; Laura A. Foggan

2011-01-01

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10 CFR 782.5 - Contents of communication initiating claim.  

...Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLAIMS FOR PATENT AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Requirements... (a) Requirements for claim. A patent or copyright infringement claim...compensation; (3) A citation of the patents or copyrighted items alleged to be...

2014-01-01

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78 FR 39771 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Comment Request; Claim for Compensation by a Dependent Information...will submit the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored...revision titled, ``Claim for Compensation by a Dependent...

2013-07-02

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Curriculum Guide for the Chronic Mentally Ill in the Pre-Discharge Program at East Mississippi State Hospital.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The paper describes the pre-discharge program for chronically mentally ill patients at East Mississippi State Hospital and outlines program curriculum units. The program's requirements for admission, enrollment capacity, length of stay, program standards (on such matters as referral, assessment, and case records) and the typical activity schedule…

Cagle, Allyson; Shannon, Cheryl

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Bringing the Home into the Hospital: Assisting the PreDischarge Home Visit Process Using 3D Home Visualization Software  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a The feasibility of using interactive 3D home visualization software (I3DHVS) as a tool to aid Occupational Therapists (OTs)\\u000a in carrying out pre-discharge home visits (PDHV) is explored. Three focus groups involving 25 OTs from across the UK were\\u000a carried out. Participants were asked to report their level of experience with Information Technology (IT) and gaming software.\\u000a After a demonstration of

Arthur G. Money; Anne McIntyre; Anita Atwal; Georgia Spiliotopoulou; Tony Elliman; Tim French

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38 CFR 3.152 - Claims for death benefits.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Claims for death benefits. 3.152 Section 3.152...Compensation Claims § 3.152 Claims for death benefits. (a) A specific claim...3.153) must be filed in order for death benefits to be paid to any...

2013-07-01

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A comparison of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions and automated auditory brainstem responses for pre-discharge neonatal hearing screening.  

PubMed

The aim of this study was to compare two hearing-screening methods in well newborn infants within the postnatal ward environment prior to discharge. Eighty-one newborn infants underwent one-step hearing screening by measurement of automated auditory brainstem responses (aABRs), using the ALGO-3 screener. These were compared with a further cohort of 81 neonates who underwent two-step screening using transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAEs) followed by aABR. The pass rate was 78/81 (96.3%) for the one-step screen, 74/81 (91.4%) for the two-step screen, and 54/81 (66.7%) for TEOAE alone. There was no significant difference between cohorts in time required to complete the screening protocol. We conclude that pre-discharge hearing screening of newborn infants on the postnatal ward is feasible and acceptable. Use of TEOAE alone for pre-discharge screening is associated with an excessively high false-positive rate. At our institution, one-step screening resulted in a lower referral rate compared with a two-step approach. The performance of aABR screening may be affected by prior TEOAE screening. PMID:14658852

Clarke, Paul; Iqbal, Mohammed; Mitchell, Simon

2003-12-01

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20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION...Provisions Non-Federal Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO...

2013-04-01

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20 CFR 10.912 - What is required to establish a claim for the death gratuity payment?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...required to establish a claim for the death gratuity payment? 10.912 Section...EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION ACT, AS AMENDED Death Gratuity § 10.912 What is required to establish a claim for the death gratuity payment? Claim...

2013-04-01

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76 FR 54256 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim...  

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...the claim adjudication process. The medical specifications...comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory...mechanical, or other technological collection techniques...responses. Agency: Office of Worker Compensation...Claim Adjudication Process for Alleged...

2011-08-31

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20 CFR 725.496 - Special claims transferred to the fund.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...COMPENSATION PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FEDERAL COAL MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT OF 1969, AS AMENDED CLAIMS FOR BENEFITS...MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT, AS AMENDED Responsible Coal Mine Operators § 725.496 Special claims...

2013-04-01

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20 CFR 30.11 - Who maintains custody and control of claim records?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...30.11 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS...DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...COMPENSATION UNDER THE ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...relating to claims for benefits filed under the Act...Compensation Programs, Energy Employees...

2013-04-01

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28 CFR 301.303 - Time parameters for filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...JUSTICE INMATE ACCIDENT COMPENSATION Compensation for Work-Related Physical Impairment...institution, or other work-related injury shall submit...to an inmate's work-related injury to the...claim for Inmate Accident...

2009-07-01

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28 CFR 301.303 - Time parameters for filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...JUSTICE INMATE ACCIDENT COMPENSATION Compensation for Work-Related Physical Impairment...institution, or other work-related injury shall submit...to an inmate's work-related injury to the...claim for Inmate Accident...

2010-07-01

49

Job Performance Failure and Occupational Carpal Tunnel Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using a sample of one job type from one firm (to hold job tasks and sick leave\\/disability policy constant), we estimate the effect of demographic variables, job performance warnings, and workers' compensation benefits on the propensity to file a carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) loss work-time claim. We find that disciplinary notices increase the employees' propensity to file a CTS claim.

Richard J. Butler; Hui Liao

2002-01-01

50

Evaluating a Surprising Claim  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A television advertisement and a website present an interesting question: can rail company CSX "really" move a ton of freight 468 miles on a gallon of fuel, or is the claim preposterous? Let us examine the claim, first by understanding what is meant, looking at their data, and then converting units to examine the claim quantitatively.

Hayden, Howard C.

2013-01-01

51

29 CFR 15.211 - How is a claim under this subpart processed?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...constitutes a demand for compensation from the Department. A sample claim, located on the Department's Office of the Solicitor...Compensation Division Web site at www.dol.gov, is provided for convenience of filing. The SF-95 form used to file a claim under...

2013-07-01

52

28 CFR Appendix C to Part 79 - Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Offset Worksheet-On Site Participants  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Offset...CONTINUED) CLAIMS UNDER THE RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ACT Pt. 79, App. C Appendix C to Part 79âRadiation Exposure Compensation Act...

2013-07-01

53

Malpractice claims for endoscopy  

PubMed Central

AIM: To summarize the magnitude and time trends of endoscopy-related claims and to compare total malpractice indemnity according to specialty and procedure. METHODS: We obtained data from a comprehensive database of closed claims from a trade association of professional liability insurance carriers, representing over 60% of practicing United States physicians. Total payments by procedure and year were calculated, and were adjusted for inflation (using the Consumer Price Index) to 2008 dollars. Time series analysis was performed to assess changes in the total value of claims for each type of procedure over time. RESULTS: There were 1901 endoscopy-related closed claims against all providers from 1985 to 2008. The specialties include: internal medicine (n = 766), gastroenterology (n = 562), general surgery (n = 231), general and family practice (n = 101), colorectal surgery (n = 87), other specialties (n = 132), and unknown (n = 22). Colonoscopy represented the highest frequencies of closed claims (n = 788) and the highest total indemnities ($54 093 000). In terms of mean claims payment, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) ranked the highest ($374??794) per claim. Internists had the highest number of total claims (n = 766) and total claim payment ($70??730??101). Only total claim payments for colonoscopy and ERCP seem to have increased over time. Indeed, there was an average increase of 15.5% per year for colonoscopy and 21.9% per year for ERCP after adjusting for inflation. CONCLUSION: There appear to be differences in malpractice coverage costs among specialties and the type of endoscopic procedure. There is also evidence for secular trend in total claim payments, with colonoscopy and ERCP costs rising yearly even after adjusting for inflation.

Hernandez, Lyndon V; Klyve, Dominic; Regenbogen, Scott E

2013-01-01

54

Gibbardian libertarian claims revisited  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two resolution schemes for the impossibility theorems on the Gibbard-Kelly claims of libertarian rights, which are rather contrasting with each other, are proposed and their implications discussed. The first scheme asserts that there exists a collective choice rule satisfying the Pareto principle and the Gibbard-Kelly libertarian claims if there exists at least one socially unconcerned individual. The second scheme asserts

K. Suzumura; K. Suga

1986-01-01

55

Handbook of Veterinary Claims.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This manual serves as a guide for claims officers and appointed investigating veterinarians of other experts to process claims for damage to domestic animals, fowl, fish and wildlife. It explains the role of the United States Air Force Occupational and En...

J. E. Milligan B. W. Martin C. E. Thalken

1983-01-01

56

State Your Claim!  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A short fictional work for limited English speakers relates a young couple's experience in learning about small claims court through an incident involving damage to the husband's leather jacket. The damage to the jacket occurred when it was left at a dry clearner, but the dry cleaner claims that it sent the jacket to a special cleaner that handles…

Thypin, Marilyn; Glasner, Lynne

57

Formalizing Probabilistic Safety Claims  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A safety claim for a system is a statement that the system, which is subject to hazardous conditions, satisfies a given set of properties. Following work by John Rushby and Bev Littlewood, this paper presents a mathematical framework that can be used to state and formally prove probabilistic safety claims. It also enables hazardous conditions, their uncertainties, and their interactions to be integrated into the safety claim. This framework provides a formal description of the probabilistic composition of an arbitrary number of hazardous conditions and their effects on system behavior. An example is given of a probabilistic safety claim for a conflict detection algorithm for aircraft in a 2D airspace. The motivation for developing this mathematical framework is that it can be used in an automated theorem prover to formally verify safety claims.

Herencia-Zapana, Heber; Hagen, George E.; Narkawicz, Anthony J.

2011-01-01

58

29 CFR 553.221 - Compensable hours of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... Tour of Duty and Compensable Hours of Work Rules § 553.221 Compensable hours of work. (a) The general rules on compensable hours of work are set forth in 29...is claimed. Special rules for sleep time (§ 553.222)...

2009-07-01

59

29 CFR 553.221 - Compensable hours of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... Tour of Duty and Compensable Hours of Work Rules § 553.221 Compensable hours of work. (a) The general rules on compensable hours of work are set forth in 29...is claimed. Special rules for sleep time (§ 553.222)...

2010-07-01

60

20 CFR 10.15 - May compensation rights be waived?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...COMPENSATION ACT, AS AMENDED General Provisions Rights and Penalties § 10.15 May compensation rights be waived? No employer...enter into any agreement, either before or after an injury or death, to waive his or her right to claim compensation under the...

2013-04-01

61

Back from the Brink--Controlling Worker's Compensation Costs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Worker's Compensation premiums at a New Jersey school district had risen 131% in only three years, and the insurance carrier informed the district that coverage would be dropped. A plan to reduce worker's compensation costs evolved on three fronts--administrative direction, rules concerning compensation claims, and safety issues. (MLF)

Saylor, Joan Nesenkar

1995-01-01

62

Worker's Compensation: Will College and University Professors Be Compensated for Mental Injuries Caused by Work-Related Stress?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The extent to which college faculty may recover compensation for debilitating mental illness resulting from stressful work-related activities is discussed. General requirements for worker's compensation claims, compensability of stress-related mental and physical illnesses, applicability of these standards to college faculty, and the current state…

Hasty, Keith N.

1991-01-01

63

Bogus Weight Loss Claims  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Real World Learning Objects Library presents a project that incorporates the real-life experience of false advertising in weight loss miracles and the science behind such claims. Under the guise of helping the FDA police such bogus claims of "quick fix" weight loss pills or secrets, students have the opportunity to apply biology and other earth sciences to consider a claim and disprove it. The activity includes detailed instructions, learning objects, assessment guides, and a list of further resources for more information. The activity is ideal for teachers seeking to develop in class or take home assignments and activities, or for students designing their own projects.

Battles, Carol

2009-11-19

64

Compensation Chemistry  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Congress, the news media, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continue to cast a wary eye on the compensation of nonprofit leaders. Hence, any college or university board that falls short of IRS expectations in its procedures for setting the president's compensation is putting the president, other senior officials, and board members at…

Roady, Celia

2008-01-01

65

Guidelines for Investigating Malpractice Claims - A Claims Officer's Perspective.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A brief guideline for the new Claims Officer on how to investigate medical malpractice claims. From the vantage point of a former base Claims Officer, it provides a practical description of the investigation process, including tips on interviewing physici...

B. C. Vassey

1984-01-01

66

21 CFR 101.71 - Health claims: claims not authorized.  

...2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Health claims: claims not authorized. 101...AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) FOOD...FOOD LABELING Specific Requirements for Health Claims § 101.71 Health...

2014-04-01

67

The Norwegian system of compensation to patients.  

PubMed

In Norway we have come to the conclusion that a traditional compensation law based on negligence is not the right "tool" for handling difficult questions as to whether or not a patient shall get compensation if required after medical treatment or other forms of contact with the medical profession. The compensation scheme established in 1988 involving the public sector of the Norwegian health care system has received almost 18000 claims since Jan 1 1988, and has paid out more than 1.2 billion NOK (137 million US$) in compensation during these years. At the same time, the number of compensation claims brought before the courts has decreased. After 13 years of a provisional scheme dealing with patient injury compensation based on no-fault rules, we find that compensation claims indeed can be handled without focus on blame and negligence, and that this ensures both that the patients get equitable compensation and that unnecessary legal procedures are avoided. The system also has had a favourable impact on interaction within the health care sector and upon relationships between health care personnel and patients. PMID:15795996

Jørstad, Rolf Gunnar

2002-01-01

68

Varying the Pre-discharge Lithium Wall Coatings to Alter the Characteristics of the ELM-free H-mode Pedestal in NSTX  

SciTech Connect

A previous experiment in the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) showed pre-discharge lithium deposition gradually suppresed edge-localized modes (ELMs) and had nearly continuous relationships with reduced recycling and transport. In this paper, additional data filled gaps in the earlier experiment, and demonstrates that recycling, confinement, and pedestal structure continued to improve with additional lithium, even after ELMs were completely suppressed. New analysis shows that toroidal rotation and ion temperature also increased continuously with additional lithium. Besides its evolution with additional lithium, we also characterize the time evolution of the ELM-free H-mode pedestal as average density rose and impurities accumulated. We find that the pedestal structure, divertor heat flux and Dalpha profiles, and inferred recycling coefficient did not change significantly, at least until radiative losses become dominant. This suggests that the low-recycling properties of lithium were not significantly degraded over the duration of the discharge.

D.P. Boyle, J.M. Canik, R. Maing, P.B. Snyder, T.H. Osborne, and the NSTX Team

2012-06-28

69

Federal Tort Claims Act.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This casebook is a compilation of cases and materials on the Federal Tort Claims Act designed to provide source material for students at The Judge Advocate General's School. These materials are not official Department of the Army policy. The organization ...

1999-01-01

70

Paternity fraud and compensation for misattributed paternity  

PubMed Central

Claims for reimbursement of child support, the reversal of property settlements and compensation can arise when misattributed paternity is discovered. The ethical justifications for such claims seem to be related to the financial cost of bringing up children, the absence of choice about taking on these expenses, the hard work involved in child rearing, the emotional attachments that are formed with children, the obligation of women to make truthful claims about paternity, and the deception involved in infidelity. In this paper it is argued that there should not be compensation for infidelity and that reimbursement is appropriate where the claimant has made child support payments but has not taken on the social role of father. Where the claimant's behaviour suggests a social view of fatherhood, on the other hand, claims for compensation are less coherent. Where the genetic model of fatherhood dominates, the “other” man (the woman's lover and progenitor of the children) might also have a claim for the loss of the benefits of fatherhood. It is concluded that claims for reimbursement and compensation in cases of misattributed paternity produce the same distorted and thin view of what it means to be a father that paternity testing assumes, and underscores a trend that is not in the interests of children.

Draper, Heather

2007-01-01

71

Paternity fraud and compensation for misattributed paternity.  

PubMed

Claims for reimbursement of child support, the reversal of property settlements and compensation can arise when misattributed paternity is discovered. The ethical justifications for such claims seem to be related to the financial cost of bringing up children, the absence of choice about taking on these expenses, the hard work involved in child rearing, the emotional attachments that are formed with children, the obligation of women to make truthful claims about paternity, and the deception involved in infidelity. In this paper it is argued that there should not be compensation for infidelity and that reimbursement is appropriate where the claimant has made child support payments but has not taken on the social role of father. Where the claimant's behaviour suggests a social view of fatherhood, on the other hand, claims for compensation are less coherent. Where the genetic model of fatherhood dominates, the "other" man (the woman's lover and progenitor of the children) might also have a claim for the loss of the benefits of fatherhood. It is concluded that claims for reimbursement and compensation in cases of misattributed paternity produce the same distorted and thin view of what it means to be a father that paternity testing assumes, and underscores a trend that is not in the interests of children. PMID:17664309

Draper, Heather

2007-08-01

72

45 CFR 506.17 - Rate of and basis for award of compensation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Compensation allowed a prisoner of war during the Vietnam conflict under section 6(f)(2) of the War Claims Act of 1948, as amended...Compensation allowed a prisoner of war during the Vietnam conflict under section...

2013-10-01

73

Innateness Claims in Psycholinguistics.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While agreeing with psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic theories that suggest that innate language-related cognitive structures are the basis of language development, the author seeks to establish what it is that is innate and what is meant by innateness in the first place. The author considers the claims of psychological relevance made on behalf…

Lamendella, John T.

74

Nutrient Content Claims  

MedlinePLUS

... Low sodium: 140 mg of sodium or less Reduced sodium or less sodium: at least 25% less sodium than the regular version Claims for Cholesterol Cholesterol free: less than 2 mg per serving Low cholesterol: 20 mg or less Reduced cholesterol or less cholesterol: at least 25% less ...

75

Compensation conundrum.  

PubMed

Pressured by questions tabled in parliament that point to a lack of adequate enforcement of regulations, the DCG(I) has abruptly initiated action to ensure payment of compensation for trial-related injuries. While it is astounding that non-compliance to the existing regulations could have gone unnoticed by quality assurance staff as well as by the ethics committees and the regulator, for over six years, sudden enforcement of the regulation has thrown up issues and challenges that are difficult to resolve in the absence of an adequately debated and thought-through guidance. In implementing regulations for suo moto compensation, India is seeking to establish a practice not previously tested elsewhere in the world. There is no doubt that industry must support the idea of putting patients first, but procedural considerations in fixing causality and determining the quantum of compensation promise to raise questions of morality, ethics, and jurisprudence that will not be easy to answer. PMID:22347695

Mukherjee, Shoibal

2012-01-01

76

Compensation conundrum  

PubMed Central

Pressured by questions tabled in parliament that point to a lack of adequate enforcement of regulations, the DCG(I) has abruptly initiated action to ensure payment of compensation for trial-related injuries. While it is astounding that non-compliance to the existing regulations could have gone unnoticed by quality assurance staff as well as by the ethics committees and the regulator, for over six years, sudden enforcement of the regulation has thrown up issues and challenges that are difficult to resolve in the absence of an adequately debated and thought-through guidance. In implementing regulations for suo moto compensation, India is seeking to establish a practice not previously tested elsewhere in the world. There is no doubt that industry must support the idea of putting patients first, but procedural considerations in fixing causality and determining the quantum of compensation promise to raise questions of morality, ethics, and jurisprudence that will not be easy to answer.

Mukherjee, Shoibal

2012-01-01

77

20 CFR 725.309 - Additional claims; effect of a prior denial of benefits.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...COMPENSATION PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FEDERAL COAL MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT OF 1969, AS AMENDED CLAIMS FOR BENEFITS...notify the Secretary of Labor and, where appropriate, the coal mine operator, and all duplicate payments made...

2013-04-01

78

9 CFR 50.14 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.14 Claims...compensation for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis will not be allowed in any of the following...claimant's herd have not been tested for tuberculosis under APHIS or State...

2010-01-01

79

9 CFR 50.14 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.14 Claims...compensation for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis will not be allowed in any of the following...claimant's herd have not been tested for tuberculosis under APHIS or State...

2011-01-01

80

9 CFR 50.14 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.14 Claims...compensation for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis will not be allowed in any of the following...claimant's herd have not been tested for tuberculosis under APHIS or State...

2012-01-01

81

9 CFR 50.14 - Claims not allowed.  

...DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.14 Claims...compensation for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis will not be allowed in any of the following...claimant's herd have not been tested for tuberculosis under APHIS or State...

2014-01-01

82

46 CFR 310.9 - Medical attention and injury claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...attached or on call to the school. During the cruise, the School shall assign a medical officer to the Training Ship. (b) Compensation claims of Cadets...personnel of the School, and of the Training Ship may avail themselves of any...

2013-10-01

83

Employee Compensation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents an overview of selected literature about employee compensation. Highlights include the foundations of reward and recognition systems, incentive plans, problems with merit pay, a historical perspective on performance pay, evaluation criteria and processes, self-rating, job motivation and satisfaction, employee attitudes, collective…

Osif, Bonnie A.; Harwood, Richard L.

1995-01-01

84

The Compensation Act 2006 and School Trips  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Compensation Act 2006 received its Royal Assent on 25 July 2006. The Act allows the courts to have regard to the social utility of "desirable activities", including school trips, in considering negligence claims. The article reviews the law of negligence as it affects teachers of the very young and considers the possible impact of the…

Hunter-Jones, John

2006-01-01

85

Pre-discharge stress echocardiography and exercise ECG for risk stratification after uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction: results of the COSTAMI-II (cost of strategies after myocardial infarction) trial  

PubMed Central

Objective: To compare in a prospective, randomised, multicentre trial the relative merits of pre-discharge exercise ECG and early pharmacological stress echocardiography concerning risk stratification and costs of treating patients with uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction. Design: 262 patients from six participating centres with a recent uncomplicated myocardial infarction were randomly assigned to early (day 3–5) pharmacological stress echocardiography (n ?=? 132) or conventional pre-discharge (day 7–9) maximum symptom limited exercise ECG (n ?=? 130). Results: No complication occurred during either stress echocardiography or exercise ECG. At one year follow up there were 26 events (1 death, 5 non-fatal reinfarctions, 20 patients with unstable angina requiring hospitalisation) in patients randomly assigned to early stress echocardiography and 18 events (2 reinfarctions, 16 unstable angina requiring hospitalisation) in the group randomly assigned to exercise ECG (not significant). The negative predictive value was 92% for stress echocardiography and 88% for exercise ECG (not significant). Total costs of the two strategies were similar (not significant). Conclusion: Early pharmacological stress echocardiography and conventional pre-discharge symptom limited exercise ECG have similar clinical outcome and costs after uncomplicated infarction. Early pharmacological stress echocardiography should be considered a valid alternative even for patients with interpretable baseline ECG who can exercise.

Desideri, A; Fioretti, P M; Cortigiani, L; Trocino, G; Astarita, C; Gregori, D; Bax, J; Velasco, J; Celegon, L; Bigi, R; Pirelli, S; Picano, E

2005-01-01

86

37 CFR 1.75 - Claim(s).  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Where a claim sets forth a plurality of elements or steps, each element or step of the claim should be separated by a line indentation. (35 U.S.C. 6; 15 U.S.C. 1113, 1126) [31 FR 12922, Oct. 4, 1966, as amended at 36 FR 12690,...

2013-07-01

87

Veterans' Benefits: Improvements Needed in the Reporting and Use of Data on the Accuracy of Disability Claims Decisions.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

At the beginning of fiscal year 2002, over 400,000 claims for disability compensation and pension benefits were waiting for Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) decisions. On average, veterans were waiting about 6 months and many were waiting more than ...

2003-01-01

88

20 CFR 30.303 - What information may OWCP request in connection with a claim under Part E of EEOICPA?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...30.303 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS...DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...COMPENSATION UNDER THE ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...development of a claim for benefits under Part E, OWCP...employed a Department of Energy contractor...

2013-04-01

89

20 CFR 30.10 - Are all OWCP records relating to claims filed under EEOICPA considered confidential?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

20 Employees' Benefits 1 2013-04-01...30.10 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS...DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...COMPENSATION UNDER THE ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL...relating to claims for benefits under EEOICPA are...

2013-04-01

90

Trends in compensation for deaths from occupational cancer in Canada: a descriptive study  

PubMed Central

Background Occupational cancer is the leading cause of work-related deaths, yet it is often unrecognized and under reported, and associated claims for compensation go unfiled. We sought to examine trends in deaths from occupational cancer, high-risk industries and exposures, and commonly compensated categories of occupational cancers. In addition, we compared deaths from occupational lung cancer for which compensation had been given with total deaths from lung cancer. Methods We used data from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada pertaining to the nature and source of the injury or disease and the industry in which it occurred (by jurisdiction) to describe trends in compensated claims for deaths from occupational cancer in Canada for the period 1997–2010. We used data published by the Canadian Cancer Society in Canadian Cancer Statistics to compare compensated occupational lung cancer deaths with total estimated lung cancer deaths for the period between 2006 and 2010. Results Compensated claims for deaths from occupational cancer have increased in recent years and surpassed those for traumatic injuries and disorders in Canada, particularly in Ontario. Between 1997 and 2010, one-half of all compensated deaths from occupational cancer in Canada were from Ontario. High-risk industries for occupational cancer include manufacturing, construction, mining and, more recently, government services. Deaths from lung cancer and mesothelioma comprise most of the compensated claims for deaths from occupational cancer in Ontario and Canada. These diseases are usually the result of asbestos exposure. The burden of other occupational carcinogens is not reflected in claims data. Interpretation Although the number of accepted claims for deaths from occupational cancers has increased in recent years, these claims likely only represent a fraction of the true burden of this problem. Increased education of patients, workers at high risk of exposure and health care providers is needed to ensure that people with work-related cancer are identified and file a claim for compensation.

Del Bianco, Ann

2013-01-01

91

Disabling and Fatal Occupational Claim Rates, Risks, and Costs in the Oregon Construction Industry 1990–1997  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study estimated injury and illness rates, risk factors, and costs associated with construction work in Oregon from 1990–1997 using all accepted workers' compensation claims by Oregon construction employees (N = 20,680). Claim rates and risk estimates were estimated using a baseline calculated from Current Population Survey data of the Oregon work force. The average annual rate of lost-time claims

Irwin B. Horwitz; Brian P. McCall

2004-01-01

92

Percentage compensation arrangements: suspect, but not illegal.  

PubMed

Percentage compensation arrangements, in which a service is outsourced to a contractor that is paid in accordance with the level of its performance, are widely used in many business sectors. The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has shown concern that these arrangements in the healthcare industry may offer incentives for the performance of unnecessary services or cause false claims to be made to Federal healthcare programs in violation of the antikickback statute and the False Claims Act. Percentage compensation arrangements can work and need not run afoul of the law as long as the healthcare organization carefully oversees the arrangement and sets specific safeguards in place. These safeguards include screening contractors, carefully evaluating their compliance programs, and obligating them contractually to perform within the limits of the law. PMID:11211487

Fedor, F P

2001-01-01

93

44 CFR 62.21 - Claims adjustment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY INSURANCE AND HAZARD MITIGATION National Flood Insurance Program SALE OF INSURANCE AND ADJUSTMENT OF CLAIMS Claims Adjustment, Claims Appeals, and Judicial Review...

2013-10-01

94

Swedish consumers' cognitive approaches to nutrition claims and health claims  

PubMed Central

Introduction and Aim Studies show frequent use of nutrition claims and health claims in consumers' choice of food products. The aim of the present study was to investigate how consumers' thoughts about these claims and food products are affected by various types of food-related experiences. Material and Methods The data collection comprised 30 individual interviews among Swedish consumers aged 25 to 64 years. Results The results indicated that participants who expressed special concern for their own and their families' health were eager to find out the meaning of concepts and statements made. A lack of understanding and lack of credibility of concepts and expressions often caused suspicion of the product. However, in some cases this was counterbalanced by confidence in manufacturers, retailers, and/or the Swedish food legislation. Discussion and Conclusion To achieve effective written communication of food products' health-conducive properties on food labels, there is a need to consider the importance many consumers attach to understanding the meaning of concepts and expressions used and the importance of credibility in certain expressions. Consumers' varying cognitive approaches are suggested as a basis for pre-tests of nutrition claims and health claims.

Svederberg, Eva; Wendin, Karin

2011-01-01

95

32 CFR 536.87 - Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 true Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 536.87 Section...Claims Act § 536.87 Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The applicable law for claims falling under the...

2010-07-01

96

32 CFR 536.87 - Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 false Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 536.87 Section...Claims Act § 536.87 Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The applicable law for claims falling under the...

2009-07-01

97

38 CFR 3.10 - Dependency and indemnity compensation rate for a surviving spouse.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...disability compensation during his or her lifetime and one of the following circumstances...a claim filed during the veteran's lifetime; or (ii) Additional evidence submitted...finally decided during the veteran's lifetime and for awarding a total...

2013-07-01

98

A century of miners' compensation in South Africa.  

PubMed

The year 2011 marked the centenary of compensation legislation for miners' lung disease in South Africa. This commentary aims to demonstrate that the current compensation system does not serve its intended beneficiaries, particularly the large population of former gold miners affected by high rates of silicosis and tuberculosis. The system has a complex legislative history, reflecting contending political, and economic forces, and characterized by racial discrimination. The financial basis of the system is currently in crisis owing to historical underfunding and failure to take into account the mounting burden of disease among black former miners. The real value of compensation awards fell sharply between 1973 and 1993, only partly recovering in recent years. Barriers to claiming benefits, particularly by black former miners who know little about the process, have been extensively documented. Integration of miners' compensation into general workers' compensation has been mooted since the 1980s but has stalled, owing to the high cost of closing the gap between the mostly inferior financial benefits under the mining legislation and those available under workers' compensation legislation. A recent constitutional court decision has opened the way for unprecedented civil litigation against the gold mining industry for silicosis, adding to the pressure for reform. A number of changes are called for: harmonization of financial benefits with retention of certain of the special arrangements for miner claims, a regional cross-border system of medical examination points for former miners, education of miners about the system, and some degree of privatization of claims processing. PMID:22431163

Ehrlich, Rodney

2012-06-01

99

Exaggerated Claims for Interactive Stories  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As advertising becomes more crucial to video games' success, developers risk promoting their products beyond the features that they can actually include. For features of interactive storytelling, the effects of making such exaggerations are not well known, as reports from industry have been anecdotal at best. In this paper, we explore the effects of making exaggerated claims for interactive stories, in the context of the theory of advertising. Results from a human user study show that female players find linear and branching stories to be significantly less enjoyable when they are advertised with exaggerated claims.

Thue, David; Bulitko, Vadim; Spetch, Marcia; Webb, Michael

100

Malpractice claims following screening mammography in The Netherlands.  

PubMed

Although malpractice lawsuits are frequently related to a delayed breast cancer diagnosis in symptomatic patients, information on claims at European screening mammography programs is lacking. We determined the type and frequency of malpractice claims at a Dutch breast cancer screening region. We included all 85,274 women (351,009 screens) who underwent biennial screening mammography at a southern breast screening region in The Netherlands between 1997 and 2009. Two screening radiologists reviewed the screening mammograms of all screen detected cancers and interval cancers and determined whether the cancer had been missed at the previous screen or at the latest screen, respectively. We analyzed all correspondence between the screening organization, clinicians and screened women, and collected complaints and claims until September 2011. At review, 20.9% (308/1,475) of screen detected cancers and 24.3% (163/670) of interval cancers were considered to be missed at a previous screen. A total of 19 women (of which 2, 6 and 11 women had been screened between 1997 and 2001 (102,439 screens), 2001 and 2005 (114,740 screens) and 2005 and 2009 (133,830 screens), respectively) had contacted the screening organization for additional information about their screen detected cancer or interval cancer, but filed no claim. Three other women directly initiated an insurance claim for financial compensation of their interval cancer without previously having contacted the screening organization. We conclude that screening-related claims were rarely encountered, although many screen detected cancers and interval cancers had been missed at a previous screen. A small but increasing proportion of women sought additional information about their breast cancer from the screening organization. PMID:22173962

van Breest Smallenburg, Vivian; Setz-Pels, Wikke; Groenewoud, Johanna H; Voogd, Adri C; Jansen, Frits H; Louwman, Marieke W J; Tielbeek, Alexander V; Duijm, Lucien E M

2012-09-15

101

CANNY'S COMPENSATING PRESSURE THEORY FAILS A TEST1  

Microsoft Academic Search

Canny's compensating pressure theory for water transport ( American Journal of Botany85: 897-909) has evolved from the premise that cavitation pressures are only a few tenths of a megapascal negative (approximately 20.3 MPa). In contra- diction, ''vulnerability curves'' indicate that xylem pressures can drop below 23 MPa in some species without causing a loss of hydraulic conductivity. Canny claims these

VOLKER STILLER; JOHN S. SPERRY

102

42 CFR 82.11 - For which claims under EEOICPA will NIOSH conduct a dose reconstruction?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...SERVICES OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES METHODS FOR...be a claim for a covered employee with cancer under DOL regulations at 20 CFR 30...Cohort seeking compensation for a specified cancer, as determined by DOL under 20 CFR...

2013-10-01

103

Robust springback compensation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Springback simulation and springback compensation are more and more applied in productive use of die engineering. In order to successfully compensate a tool accurate springback results are needed as well as an effective compensation approach. In this paper a methodology has been introduce in order to effectively compensate tools. First step is the full process simulation meaning that not only the drawing operation will be simulated but also all secondary operations like trimming and flanging. Second will be the verification whether the process is robust meaning that it obtains repeatable results. In order to effectively compensate a minimum clamping concept will be defined. Once these preconditions are fulfilled the tools can be compensated effectively.

Carleer, Bart; Grimm, Peter

2013-12-01

104

77 FR 24218 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY...described below, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act...lands are in the vicinity of the village of Chevak, Alaska, and are described as: Lot...

2012-04-23

105

32 CFR 536.2 - Claims authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES ...integral part of the FTCA, provides absolute immunity from individual suit for common...Service for losses or shortages in postal accounts caused by unbonded Army...

2009-07-01

106

32 CFR 536.2 - Claims authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES ...integral part of the FTCA, provides absolute immunity from individual suit for common...Service for losses or shortages in postal accounts caused by unbonded Army...

2010-07-01

107

Weighing the Claims in Diet Ads  

MedlinePLUS

... control Information Network . ? The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads Claims to watch out for include: Lose weight ... diet patch or cream! You’ve seen the ads for diet patches or creams that claim to ...

108

20 CFR 356.3 - False claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Benefits RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES FOR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS OR STATEMENTS CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENT § 356.3 False claims. In the case of penalties assessed under 31 U.S.C. 3729 based on actions...

2013-04-01

109

37 CFR 1.436 - The claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Application § 1.436 The claims. The requirements as to the content and format of claims are set forth in PCT Art. 6 and PCT Rules 6, 9, 10 and 11 and shall be adhered to. The number of the claims shall be reasonable, considering the...

2013-07-01

110

Text Description of SEER & Medicare Claims Chart  

Cancer.gov

Agreement Between the SEER & Medicare Claims Regarding the Month of Diagnosis Chart with 7 items. Item 1, First claim date more than 6 months earlier than SEER, 3.7% Item 2, First claim date between 2 and 6 months earlier than SEER, 3.6% Item 3, First

111

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...responsibility of a CPO. On such claims, the USARCS Area Action Officer (AAO) must coordinate with the field office as to all aspects...affirmative claim must be the result of a discussion between the AAO and the field office. Payment of a subrogated claim may...

2010-07-01

112

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...responsibility of a CPO. On such claims, the USARCS Area Action Officer (AAO) must coordinate with the field office as to all aspects...affirmative claim must be the result of a discussion between the AAO and the field office. Payment of a subrogated claim may...

2009-07-01

113

Labor Needs to Adjust Compensation Benefits It Pays Injured Federal Employees to Levels Appropriate to Their Disabilities.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Department of Labor could have reduced federal workers' compensation costs by establishing 'wage earning capacities' for partially disabled federal employees. From reviewing a sample of injured employees' claims at five district offices, GAO estimated...

1984-01-01

114

32 CFR 536.76 - Claims not payable under the Military Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...apply to a claim arising incident to noncombat activities. (j) Claims based on strict or absolute liability and similar theories. (k) Claims payable under subparts D or J of this part, or under AR 27-20, chapter 11. (l) Claims...

2013-07-01

115

Gmti Motion Compensation  

DOEpatents

Movement of a GMTI radar during a coherent processing interval over which a set of radar pulses are processed may cause defocusing of a range-Doppler map in the video signal. This problem may be compensated by varying waveform or sampling parameters of each pulse to compensate for distortions caused by variations in viewing angles from the radar to the target.

Doerry, Armin W. (Albuquerque, NM)

2004-07-20

116

PMD compensation techniques  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Mitigating PMD is still a challenge in today's optical communications. After giving the key performance indicators dictated by the statistical nature of PMD, we introduce the classification of PMD compensation schemes into 2 categories: optical and electrical PMD compensators. In a first part, we explain the operation principle of a PMD compensator by taking a detailed look at the basic optical PMD compensator and appropriate feedback signals. More complex multistage structures and a feed-forward adaptation approach are also discussed. This first part is closed by results from a one-year field trial confirming the behavior and performance of a prototype compensator. In the second part of this article, electronic equalization for PMD mitigation is explained. Starting with a discussion on performance and adaptation of linear equalizers suitable for analog electronic signal processing, finally also the Viterbi equalizer basing on digital signal processing is analyzed. A comparative review of mitigation by optical or electronic means concludes the discussion.

Bülow, Henning; Lanne, Stéphanie

117

38 CFR 3.351 - Special monthly dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, pension and spouse's...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, pension and spouse's compensation...dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, pension and spouse's compensation...1541(d), (e)) (6) Increased death compensation is payable to a...

2013-07-01

118

29 CFR 15.24 - Unallowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...bills of lading, warehouse receipts, insurance policies, baggage checks, and bank books, is not compensable. Loss of a thesis, or other similar item, is compensable only to the extent of the out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the claimant...

2011-07-01

119

29 CFR 15.24 - Unallowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...bills of lading, warehouse receipts, insurance policies, baggage checks, and bank books, is not compensable. Loss of a thesis, or other similar item, is compensable only to the extent of the out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the claimant...

2010-07-01

120

Questioning the claims from Kaiser  

PubMed Central

Background: The article by Feachem et al, published in the BMJ in 2002, claimed to show that, compared with the United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service (NHS), the Kaiser Permanente healthcare system in the United States (US) has similar healthcare costs per capita, and performance that is considerably better in certain respects. Aim: To assess the accuracy of Feachem et al's comparison and conclusions. Method: Detailed re-examination of the data and methods used and consideration of the 82 letters responding to the article. Results: Analyses revealed four main areas in which Feachem et al's methodology was flawed. Firstly, the populations of patients served by Kaiser Permanente and by the NHS are fundamentally different. Kaiser's patients are mainly employed, significantly younger, and significantly less socially deprived and so are healthier. Feachem et al fail to adjust adequately for these factors. Secondly, Feachem et al have wrongly inflated NHS costs by omitting substantial user charges payable by Kaiser members for care, excluding the costs of marketing and administration, and deducting the surplus from Kaiser's costs while underestimating the capital charge element of the NHS budget and other costs. They also used two methods of converting currency, the currency rate and a health purchasing power parity conversion. This is double counting. Feachem et al reported that NHS costs were 10% less per head than Kaiser. Correcting for the double currency conversion gives the NHS a 40% cost advantage such that per capita costs are $1161 and $1951 for the NHS and Kaiser, respectively. Thirdly, Feachem et al use non-standardised data for NHS bed days from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, rather than official Department of Health bed availability and activity statistics for England. Leaving aside the non-comparability of the population and lack of standardisation of the data, the result is to inflate NHS acute bed use and underestimate the efficiency of performance by at least 10%. Similar criticisms apply to their selective use of performance measures. Finally, Feachem et al claim that Kaiser is a more integrated system than the NHS. The NHS provides health care to around 60 million people free at the point of delivery, long-term and psychiatric care, and continuing care after 100 days whereas Kaiser provides care to 6 million people, mainly employed and privately insured. Important functions, such as health protection, education and training of healthcare professionals, and research and development are not included or properly costed in Feachem et al's integrated model. Conclusion: We have re-examined the statements made by Feachem et al and show that the claims are unsupported by the evidence. The NHS is not similar to Kaiser in coverage, costs or performance.

Talbot-Smith, Alison; Gnani, Shamini; Pollock, Allyson M; Gray, Denis Pereira

2004-01-01

121

Determinants of consumer understanding of health claims.  

PubMed

The new EU regulation on nutrition and health claims states that claims can be permitted only if they can be expected to be understood by consumers. Investigating determinants of consumer understanding of health claims has therefore become an important topic. Understanding of a health claim on a yoghurt product was investigated with a sample of 720 category users in Germany. Health claim understanding was measured using open answers, which were subsequently content analysed and classified by comparison with the scientific dossier of the health claim. Based on this respondents were classified as safe, risky or other. In addition to the open questions on claim understanding, respondents rated a number of statements on claim interpretation for agreement and completed scales on interest in healthy eating, attitude to functional foods, and subjective knowledge on food and health. Results showed that respondents with a positive attitude to functional foods are more likely to be classified as risky with regard to their claim understanding, whereas respondents with negative or neutral attitudes are more likely to be classified into the other category. Implications for testing claim understanding are discussed. PMID:21238525

Grunert, Klaus G; Scholderer, Joachim; Rogeaux, Michel

2011-04-01

122

Reactive power compensator  

DOEpatents

A system and method for determining and providing reactive power compensation for an inductive load. A reactive power compensator (50,50') monitors the voltage and current flowing through each of three distribution lines (52a, 52b, 52c), which are supplying three-phase power to one or more inductive loads. Using signals indicative of the current on each of these lines when the voltage waveform on the line crosses zero, the reactive power compensator determines a reactive power compensator capacitance that must be connected to the lines to maintain a desired VAR level, power factor, or line voltage. Alternatively, an operator can manually select a specific capacitance for connection to each line, or the capacitance can be selected based on a time schedule. The reactive power compensator produces control signals, which are coupled through optical fibers (102/106) to a switch driver (110, 110') to select specific compensation capacitors (112) for connections to each line. The switch driver develops triggering signals that are supplied to a plurality of series-connected solid state switches (350), which control charge current in one direction in respect to ground for each compensation capacitor. During each cycle, current flows from ground to charge the capacitors as the voltage on the line begins to go negative from its positive peak value. The triggering signals are applied to gate the solid state switches into a conducting state when the potential on the lines and on the capacitors reaches a negative peak value, thereby minimizing both the potential difference and across the charge current through the switches when they begin to conduct. Any harmonic distortion on the potential and current carried by the lines is filtered out from the current and potential signals used by the reactive power compensator so that it does not affect the determination of the required reactive compensation.

El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A. (Renton, WA); Venkata, Subrahmanyam S. (Woodinville, WA); Chen, Mingliang (Kirkland, WA); Andexler, George (Everett, WA); Huang, Tony (Seattle, WA)

1992-01-01

123

Reactive Power Compensator.  

DOEpatents

A system and method for determining and providing reactive power compensation for an inductive load. A reactive power compensator (50,50') monitors the voltage and current flowing through each of three distribution lines (52a, 52b, 52c), which are supplying three-phase power to one or more inductive loads. Using signals indicative of the current on each of these lines when the voltage waveform on the line crosses zero, the reactive power compensator determines a reactive power compensator capacitance that must be connected to the lines to maintain a desired VAR level, power factor, or line voltage. Alternatively, an operator can manually select a specific capacitance for connection to each line, or the capacitance can be selected based on a time schedule. The reactive power compensator produces control signals, which are coupled through optical fibers (102/106) to a switch driver (110, 110') to select specific compensation capacitors (112) for connections to each line. The switch driver develops triggering signals that are supplied to a plurality of series-connected solid state switches (350), which control charge current in one direction in respect to ground for each compensation capacitor. During each cycle, current flows from ground to charge the capacitors as the voltage on the line begins to go negative from its positive peak value. The triggering signals are applied to gate the solid state switches into a conducting state when the potential on the lines and on the capacitors reaches a negative peak value, thereby minimizing both the potential difference and across the charge current through the switches when they begin to conduct. Any harmonic distortion on the potential and current carried by the lines is filtered out from the current and potential signals used by the reactive power compensator so that it does not affect the determination of the required reactive compensation. 26 figs.

El-Sharkawi, M.A.; Venkata, S.S.; Chen, M.; Andexler, G.; Huang, T.

1992-07-28

124

32 CFR 536.141 - Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...National Defense 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions. 536.141 Section 536...Claims Cognizable Under the Foreign Claims Act § 536.141 Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions. (a)...

2013-07-01

125

32 CFR 536.19 - Disaster claims planning.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Disaster claims planning. 536.19 Section... The Army Claims System § 536.19 Disaster claims planning. All ACOs will prepare a disaster claims plan and furnish a copy to...

2013-07-01

126

24 CFR 206.123 - Claim procedures in general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 false Claim procedures in general. 206.123...Rights and Obligations Claim Procedure § 206.123 Claim procedures in general. (a) Claims...pursuant to the Secretary's demand, as provided in §...

2013-04-01

127

32 CFR 752.3 - Claims against the Navy.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Claims against the Navy. 752.3 Section 752.3 National...Defense (Continued) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CLAIMS ADMIRALTY CLAIMS § 752.3 Claims against the Navy. (a) Settlement authority....

2013-07-01

128

32 CFR 842.129 - Settlement of claims against NAFIs.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Nonappropriated Fund Claims § 842.129 Settlement of claims against NAFIs. (a) This subpart does not establish legal theories for adjudication of claims. Refer to the appropriate subpart to decide whether a claim is payable (e.g.,...

2013-07-01

129

Compensated Temperature Sensing Device.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A compensated temperature sensing device having a sensing element capable of surviving extreme operating environments while still being able to substantially instantaneously sense temperature changes. This is accomplished by incorporating within the devic...

A. S. Meyer

1980-01-01

130

State Workers' Compensation Laws.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The document contents include: Type of law and insurance requirements for private employment; Numerical exemptions; Coverage of agricultural workers; Jurisdictions in which workers' compensation laws apply to domestic employment; Medical benefits and meth...

1989-01-01

131

State Workers' Compensation Laws.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Table of Contents: Type of Law and Insurance Requirements for Private Employment; Numerical Exemptions; Coverage of Agricultural Workers; Jurisdictions in Which Workers' Compensation Laws Aply to Domestic Employment; Medical Benefits and Methods of Physic...

1990-01-01

132

Health Insurance Claim Review Using Information Technologies  

PubMed Central

Objectives The objective of this paper is to describe the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)'s payment request (PARE) system that plays the role of the gateway for all health insurance claims submitted to HIRA, and the claim review support (CRS) system that supports the work of claim review experts in South Korea. Methods This study describes the two systems' information technology (IT) infrastructures, their roles, and quantitative analysis of their work performance. It also reports the impact of these systems on claims processing by analyzing the health insurance claim data submitted to HIRA from April 1 to June 30, 2011. Results The PARE system returned to healthcare providers 2.7% of all inpatient claims (97,930) and 0.1% of all outpatient claims (317,007) as un-reviewable claims. The return rate was the highest for the hospital group as 0.49% and the lowest rate was found in clinic group. The CRS system's detection rate of the claims with multiple errors in inpatient and outpatient areas was 23.1% and 2.9%, respectively. The highest rate of error detection occurred at guideline check-up stages in both inpatient and outpatient groups. Conclusions The study found that HIRA's two IT systems had a critical role in reducing heavy administrative workloads through automatic data processing. Although the return rate of the problematic claims to providers and the error detection rate by two systems was low, the actual count of the returned claims was large. The role of IT will become increasingly important in reducing the workload of health insurance claims review.

Yoon, Jeong-Sik; Speedie, Stuart M.; Yoon, Hojung; Lee, Jiseon

2012-01-01

133

Lognormal mixed models for reported claims reserves  

Microsoft Academic Search

Traditional claims-reserving techniques are based on so-called run-off triangles containing aggregate claim figures. Such a triangle provides a summary of an underlying data set with individual claim figures. This contribution explores the interpretation of the available individual data in the framework of longitudinal data analysis. Making use of the theory of linear mixed models, a flexible model for loss reserving

Katrien Antonio; Jan Beirlant; Tom Hoedemakers; Robert Verlaak

2006-01-01

134

Perception of Health Claims Among Nordic Consumers  

Microsoft Academic Search

Health claim perception was investigated by a web-based instrument with a sample of 4,612 respondents in the Nordic countries\\u000a (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden). Respondents decided which of a pair of claims sounded better, was easier to understand\\u000a and was more convincing in their opinion. Claims were constructed from an underlying universe combining different active ingredients\\u000a (familiar, unfamiliar), type of

Klaus G. Grunert; Liisa Lähteenmäki; Yasemin Boztug; Emilia Martinsdóttir; Øydis Ueland; Annika Åström; Piritta Lampila

2009-01-01

135

Dynamic compensation system [ships  

Microsoft Academic Search

A dynamic compensation system (DC-system) has been developed. It is used as an extension of the KaMeWa polar joystick system, where the horizontal motions of a ship are controlled by main propellers, rudders and bow thrusters. It acts like a compensator for wind and current disturbances, allowing the joystick operator to run the ship in almost all weather conditions as

C. G. Kallstrom; Kalle Theoren

1994-01-01

136

ACTS Rain Fade Compensation  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Performance status of the Adaptive Rain Fade Compensation includes: (1) The rain fade protocol is functional detecting fades, providing an additional 10 dB of margin and seamless transitions to and from coded operation; (2) The stabilization of the link margins and the optimization of rain fade decision thresholds has resulted in improved BER performance; (3) Characterization of the fade compensation algorithm is ongoing.

Coney, Thom A.

1996-01-01

137

Compensation for radiation risks  

SciTech Connect

Several years ago tables of estimates of the so-called probability of causation were prepared and published to facilitate the compensation of cancer victims with an exposure to radiation prior to the diagnosis of cancer. The probability of causation is defined as the probability that a particular cancer in an individual was caused by an identified radiation exposure prior to diagnosis of the cancer. Probability of causation estimates were intended to be used to compensate victims of radiogenic cancers. We propose offering compensation to persons who received certain clearly identifiable exposures to ionizing radiation above natural background before some of them become cancer victims. First we discuss some types and circumstances of radiation exposures for which such compensation should be offered. The {open_quotes}equity postulate,{close_quotes} that compensation should restore the expected quality of life-measured in dollars-of an exposed person to that of an unexposed person, yields a formula for estimating the appropriate compensation. Interestingly this formula, first stated by D.V. Lindley, contains the probability of causation as a factor. An application of the formula to A-bomb survivor data on leukemia and discussion of estimation problems associated with this formula conclude the paper.

Groer, P.G. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)

1996-06-01

138

Workers' Compensation and Teacher Stress.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Examines the Workers' Compensation system and teacher stress to determine if a burned-out teacher should be eligible for Workers' Compensation benefits. Concludes that although most states do not allow Workers' Compensation benefits to burned-out teachers, compensation should be granted because the injuries are real and work-related. (Contains 48…

Nisbet, Michael K.

1999-01-01

139

Reflections on the Black Hills Claim.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses Sioux claim to the Black Hills of South Dakota from the Sioux perspective. Land claim discussed not as legal or political issue, but as a problem deeper than simple land transaction. Examines history and federal land acquisition as violation of Indian culture. Discusses possible future strategies in dealing with government. (TES)

Deloria, Vine, Jr.

1988-01-01

140

Internet Survey of Nutrition Claim Knowledge  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Consumer interest in healthy foods has spurred approval of several health claims for foods and dietary supplements. Although undergraduate and graduate food science curricula address food laws and regulations, nutrition claims may not be fully addressed. We posted a survey on the Internet for 2 mo for food industry professionals and others…

Camire, Mary E.; Dougherty, Michael P.

2005-01-01

141

47 CFR 1.1120 - Error claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Telecommunication 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Error claims. 1.1120 Section 1.1120 Telecommunication...of Statutory Charges and Procedures for Payment § 1.1120 Error claims. (a) Applicants who wish to challenge...

2013-10-01

142

46 CFR 327.4 - Claim requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...claimant. The statements made in the claim should be made to the best of the knowledge of the claimant and are subject to...explaining why the United States is liable for this claim; (v) Pictures, video recordings and other physical evidence related to...

2013-10-01

143

Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) Program Guidance.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) grant program provides funding to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that have had one or more claim payments for flood damages. ...

2008-01-01

144

45 CFR 504.1 - Claim defined.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED FILING...who had been listed as missing during the Vietnam conflict but were subsequently determined...military servicemen held as prisoners of war by forces hostile to the United...

2013-10-01

145

Unanswered Questions from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: A Review of Compensated Cases of Vaccine-Induced Brain Injury  

Microsoft Academic Search

In 1986, Congress created the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (1986 Law). This Program has original jurisdiction for children’s claims of vaccine injury. Because almost all children receive multiple vaccinations for daycare and school, it is critically important that the Program provides fundamental fairness, due process and transparency.\\u000aThis empirical investigation, published in

Mary Holland; Louis Conte; Robert Krakow; Lisa Colin

2011-01-01

146

Occupational lead poisoning in Ohio: surveillance using worker's compensation data  

SciTech Connect

To determine the utility of workers' compensation (WC) data in a system for the surveillance of occupational lead poisoning, we reviewed workers' compensation claims for lead poisoning in Ohio. For the period 1979 through 1983, 92(81 per cent) of the 114 claims attributed to lead met our case definition of lead poisoning. The likelihood that a company had a case of lead poisoning was strongly correlated with the number of claims against the company. Thirty companies accounted for the 92 cases; two companies accounted for 49 per cent of these. Inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) occurred at 14 of these companies, all of which were cited for violations of the OSHA lead standard. Comparison of the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes for the 14 companies inspected by OSHA with the 15 companies not inspected by OSHA revealed that OSHA inspected battery manufacturers, non-ferrous foundries, secondary smelters, and primary lead smelters, but not bridge painters, manufacturers of electronic components, mechanical power transmission equipment, pumps, and paints, nor a sheriff's office where firing range slugs were remelted to make new bullets. Neither the number of cases of lead poisoning at a company nor the size of a company was related to the likelihood of being inspected by OSHA. Claims for WC appear to be useful adjunct to an occupational lead poisoning surveillance system; their usefulness should be compared to that of other systems such as laboratory reports of elevated blood lead levels in adults.

Seligman, P.J.; Halperin, W.E.; Mullan, R.J.; Frazier, T.M.

1986-11-01

147

The compensated Kalman filter.  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This paper introduces the compensated Kalman filter, a suboptimal state estimator which can be used to eliminate steady-state bias errors when it is used in conjunction with the mismatched steady-state (asymptotic) time-invariant Kalman-Bucy filter. The uncompensated mismatched steady state Kalman-Bucy filter exhibits bias errors whenever the nominal plant parameters used in the filter design are different from the actual plant parameters. The approach used relies on the utilization of the residual (innovations) process of the mismatched filter to estimate, via a Kalman-Bucy filter, the state estimation errors and subsequent improvements of the state estimate. The compensated Kalman filter augments the mismatched steady state Kalman-Bucy filrby the introduction of additional dynamics and feedforward integral compensation channels.

Athans, M.

1972-01-01

148

Compensation neurosis rides again.  

PubMed

Compensation neurosis (CN), also known as accident neurosis, has generally not been considered to be a 'real' disorder. In 1961 it was seemingly laid to rest by Henry Miller, a distinguished neurologist, in a sharp article which appeared in the British Medical Journal. Miller's view of patients who presented psychological symptoms following accidents or traumas was suspicious. Compensated or not, his view seemed to be that they should have their legal process finished as quickly as possible and then they will miraculously convalescence. Miller's work, it appeared, was the coup de grâce for this ill-defined diagnosis. Today, however, compensation neurosis seems to ride again. After a prolonged silence in the psychiatric literature, new papers are emerging, strongly suggesting that this vanishing diagnosis be reconsidered. This new trend will be presented. PMID:1393173

Levy, A

1992-01-01

149

Dosage compensation in birds  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Z and W sex chromosomes of birds have evolved independently from the mammalian X and Y chromosomes [1]. Unlike mammals, female birds are heterogametic (ZW), while males are homogametic (ZZ). Therefore male birds, like female mammals, carry a double dose of sex-linked genes relative to the other sex. Other animals with nonhomologous sex chromosomes possess “dosage compensation” systems to

Heather A McQueen; Derek McBride; Gino Miele; Adrian P Bird; Michael Clinton

2001-01-01

150

Reactive Power Compensating System.  

DOEpatents

The circuit was designed for the specific application of wind-driven induction generators. It has great potential for application in any situation where a varying reactive power load is present, such as with induction motors or generators, or for transmission network compensation.

Williams, Timothy J.; El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A.; Venkata, Subrahmanyam S.

1985-01-04

151

SOFIA image motion compensation  

Microsoft Academic Search

We describe a laboratory simulation of an image motion compensation system for SOFIA that uses high-speed image acquisition from the science instrument HIPO as the sensing element of the system and a Newport voice-coil actuated fast steering mirror as the correcting actuator. Performance of the system when coupled to the SOFIA secondary mirror is estimated based on the known current

Edward Dunham; Peter Collins; Andreas Reinacher; Ulrich Lampater

2010-01-01

152

Photoelectric compensating tiltmeter  

Microsoft Academic Search

Summary A new instrument has been designed for recording the horizontal components of tidal variations of the Earth's field of gravity and of tidal and non-tidal tilts of the Earth's crust. After justifying the use of the individual constructional elements, the functional model of the photo-electric compensating tiltmeter, constructing in the Geophysical Institute of the CSAS and installed at the

Lumír Skalský; Vítezslav Soukup; J. Pícha

1974-01-01

153

32 CFR Appendix C to Part 282 - Submitting a Claim  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...accrued. (A claim accrues...everything necessary to give rise to the claim...years after peace is established...the property to which the claim...received before the end of the 5-year...amount claimed. All relevant evidence...presented when a claim is...

2013-07-01

154

19 CFR - Importation Duty Refund Claims  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Importation Duty Refund Claims Post Customs Duties BUREAU...indirect materials, used in the production of the good; and (iii) The production of the good in the form in...part 163 of this chapter. Post-Importation Duty Refund...

2009-04-01

155

77 FR 21802 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-14839-A, F-14839-A2; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2012-04-11

156

76 FR 22414 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA-8103-05; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2011-04-21

157

75 FR 45649 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA-8103-06; LLAK965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2010-08-03

158

77 FR 33231 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-14901-A; LLAK965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2012-06-05

159

76 FR 67472 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-22853; LLAK-965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for...

2011-11-01

160

42 CFR 35.46 - Conflicting claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES MEDICAL CARE AND EXAMINATIONS HOSPITAL AND STATION MANAGEMENT Disposal of Money and Effects of Deceased Patients § 35.46 Conflicting claims. In any case in which...

2012-10-01

161

Testing a Claim of Extraterrestrial Technology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In December 2004, members of The SETI League, Inc. and the Invitation to ETI group were called upon to evaluate, and ultimately perform laboratory testing of, a claim of extraterrestrial electromagnetic technology present on Earth. These tests were undertaken because, although the claims were highly questionable, the claimant himself seemed reasonably credible, and a positive outcome, though unlikely, could have tremendous payoffs. The claim was rigorously tested but this produced a null result. This paper explores the initial claim, our reaction to it, the evaluation process, the observed results, lessons learned, and our conclusions. Despite the outcome, it was felt that all concerned showed great professionalism, and applied scientific rigor to a challenging situation.

Schuch, H. P.; Tough, A.

162

Advocacy Group Claims Lack of Drug Innovation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reports on the Health Research Group claim that less than 7 percent of all new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in recent years were considered to be important therapeutic gains. (SL)

Chemical and Engineering News, 1978

1978-01-01

163

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...should be advised of such errors and the need to correct the claim. If the errors concern a jurisdictional...immediately warned that the error must be corrected before...Comptroller General, or other publications that have the force and...

2013-07-01

164

FDA Warns About Stem Cell Claims  

MedlinePLUS

... Biologics Articulos en Espanol FDA Warns About Stem Cell Claims Search the Consumer Updates Section Researchers hope ... forming system. back to top Regulation of Stem Cells FDA regulates stem cells in the U.S. to ...

165

75 FR 53331 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...to Hadohdleekaga, Incorporated, for the Native village of Hughes, Alaska, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act...K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Hughes, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian,...

2010-08-31

166

Stakeholders' implicit claims and accounting method choice  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on theory and anecdotal evidence, we argue that ongoing implicit claims between a firm and its customers, suppliers, employees, and short-term creditors create incentives for management to choose long-run income-increasing accounting methods. Variables selected to proxy for the extent to which a firm depends on these implicit claims are found to be significant in explaining cross-sectional variation in inventory

Robert M. Bowen; Larry DuCharme; D. Shores

1995-01-01

167

Temperature Compensation of Transistor Integrator.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

It is shown that the temperature dependence of an inverted transistor can be very effectively used for temperature compensation. Conditions were derived for complete compensation of an integrator amplifier with emitter follower output and single-stage amp...

C. P. Wang

1964-01-01

168

37 CFR 360.25 - Copies of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media Royalty Claims § 360.25 Copies of claims. A claimant...and one copy of the claim to digital audio recording devices and media royalty...

2013-07-01

169

21 CFR 101.69 - Petitions for nutrient content claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 false Petitions for nutrient content claims. 101.69 Section 101.69 ...LABELING Specific Requirements for Nutrient Content Claims § 101.69 Petitions for nutrient content claims. (a) This section pertains...

2009-04-01

170

21 CFR 101.69 - Petitions for nutrient content claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 false Petitions for nutrient content claims. 101.69 Section 101.69 ...LABELING Specific Requirements for Nutrient Content Claims § 101.69 Petitions for nutrient content claims. (a) This section pertains...

2010-04-01

171

48 CFR 227.7003 - Claims for copyright infringement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Claims for copyright infringement. 227.7003 Section...REQUIREMENTS PATENTS, DATA, AND COPYRIGHTS Infringement Claims, Licenses...Assignments 227.7003 Claims for copyright infringement. The...

2013-10-01

172

32 CFR 536.132 - Procedure for processing UCMJ claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...STATES Claims Cognizable Under Article 139, Uniform Code of Military... (a) Time limitations on submission of a claim. A claim...knowledge of the existence of Article 139, or lack of knowledge...otherwise cognizable under Article 139, UCMJ, the...

2013-07-01

173

76 FR 44504 - Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...2700-AD63 Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement AGENCY: National Aeronautics...file a claim for patent or copyright infringement, and they also provide...administrative claims of patent and copyright infringement by NASA. In addition...

2011-07-26

174

77 FR 14686 - Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...2700-AD63 Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement AGENCY: National Aeronautics...file a claim for patent or copyright infringement, and they also provide...NPRM) for patent and copyright infringement claims in the Federal...

2012-03-13

175

38 CFR 14.617 - Disposition of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Disposition of claims arising in Philippines. All claims arising under 38 U.S.C. 515(b) in the Philippines, including a complete investigation...foreign countries other than the Philippines. When a claim is...

2013-07-01

176

45 CFR 162.1401 - Health care claim status transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Health care claim status transaction. 162.1401 ...REQUIREMENTS ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claim Status § 162.1401 Health care claim status transaction. The...

2013-10-01

177

33 CFR 211.24 - Disposition of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.24 Disposition of claims. (a) Real estate claims for...

2013-07-01

178

14 CFR 1245.205 - Processing of administrative claims.  

...NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement § 1245.205...relating to a claim or possible claim of patent or copyright infringement is...

2014-01-01

179

10 CFR 782.6 - Processing of administrative claims.  

...Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLAIMS FOR PATENT AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Requirements...ATTN: Assistant General Counsel for Patents, Office of the General Counsel, U...relating to a claim or possible claim of patent or copyright infringement is...

2014-01-01

180

14 CFR 1245.202 - Contents of communication initiating claim.  

...NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement § 1245.202... (a) Requirements for claim. A patent or copyright infringement claim...

2014-01-01

181

42 CFR 456.722 - Electronic claims management system.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Management System for Outpatient Drug Claims § 456.722 Electronic...management system. (a) Point-of-sale system. Each Medicaid agency...processing claims for covered outpatient drugs, a point-of-sale electronic claims...

2013-10-01

182

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2012-01-01

183

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2010-01-01

184

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2011-01-01

185

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity § 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2014-01-01

186

Deferred Compensation Becomes More Common  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A key part of the compensation package for some college and university presidents is money that they do not receive in their paychecks. Formally known as deferred compensation, such payments can take many forms, including supplemental retirement pay, severance pay, or even bonuses. With large institutions leading the way, deferred compensation has…

June, Audrey Williams

2006-01-01

187

2007 CEO Compensation Study  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Charity Navigator provides high-quality information about charities in order "to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace." One of the more recently published studies is the 2007 CEO Compensation Study. Visitors can read this annotated report here in its entirety, and it contains a wealth of information about the subject. In the year 2007, their research shows that the top leaders of the 5242 largest charities in America earn an average salary of $145,270. While this amount may strike some as rather large, the report also notes that CEO compensation accounts for just 3.37% of the average organization's spending. The report contains a number of helpful charts, such as those that list average CEO salary by geographic region and by size of charity.

2007-08-01

188

40 CFR 725.80 - General provisions for confidentiality claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false General provisions for confidentiality claims. 725.80 Section...PROCESSES FOR MICROORGANISMS Confidentiality and Public Access to Information...80 General provisions for confidentiality claims. (a) A...

2010-07-01

189

40 CFR 725.80 - General provisions for confidentiality claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false General provisions for confidentiality claims. 725.80 Section...PROCESSES FOR MICROORGANISMS Confidentiality and Public Access to Information...80 General provisions for confidentiality claims. (a) A...

2009-07-01

190

A follow up study of vibration induced white finger in compensation claimants  

Microsoft Academic Search

Aims: To follow up vibration induced white finger (VWF) in a selected group of 73 vibration exposed workers who claimed unsuccessfully for VWF compensation at a first examination.Methods: The VWF claimants were sent to our unit by the National Insurance Institute. The basic compensatory criteria included a positive history of VWF and abnormal cold response of the digital arteries. Following

M Bovenzi; A Della Vedova; C Negro

2005-01-01

191

Safety Is 99 Percent Attitude: Strategies to Contain Workers' Compensation Costs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The University of Denver (Colorado) reduced workers' compensation losses 97 percent in 1990-91 by developing a master safety plan, sponsoring safety training, managing medical costs, providing modified duty for injured employees, screening applicants, orienting new employees, investigating claims thoroughly, performing life-safety audits, and…

Parnell, Janet

1993-01-01

192

Policy analysis of workplace rehabilitation policy within workers' compensation arrangements in NSW coal mines from 1987 to 1997: towards improved occupational health outcomes for injured coal miners  

Microsoft Academic Search

Workplace rehabilitation gained greater prominence as a means of both containing the costs of workers’ compensation claims and improving return to work outcomes for injured workers following a period of policy debate and reform from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s. As a result, rehabilitation was integrated into workers’ compensation arrangements throughout Australia. However, coal mines in NSW took a

Natalie Pelham

2005-01-01

193

76 FR 58566 - Proposed Information Collection (Report of Accidental Injury in Support of Claim for Compensation...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA...the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the...necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including whether the...

2011-09-21

194

76 FR 76772 - Submission for Review: Standard Form 1153: Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: Standard Form 1153...Deceased Civilian Employee AGENCY: U.S...deceased Federal employee or who believe that their relationship to the deceased entitles...deceased Federal employee. OPM needs...

2011-12-08

195

76 FR 54809 - Submission for Review: Standard Form 1153: Claim for Unpaid Compensation of Deceased Civilian...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: Standard Form 1153...Deceased Civilian Employee AGENCY: U.S...deceased Federal employee or who believe that their relationship to the deceased entitles...deceased Federal employee. OPM needs...

2011-09-02

196

62 FR 28393 - Radiation Exposure Compensation Act: Evidentiary Requirements; Definitions and Number of Claims...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...he or she stopped smoking at least fifteen...diagnosis of primary cancer of the esophagus...and did not resume smoking at any time thereafter...diagnosis of primary cancer of the lung and did not resume smoking at any time...

1997-05-23

197

Development of site profiles for dose reconstruction used in worker compensation claims.  

PubMed

For the purpose of dose reconstruction, personal dosimeter data and measured intakes through bioassay analysis (i.e., in-vivo and in-vitro measurements) should be used whenever possible and given precedence over area monitoring data, survey data, or source term data. However, this is not always possible. A worker's exposure record may be incomplete or missing, or, based on directives and guidelines at the time, a worker may not have been monitored during his or her time of employment. In an effort to recognize, analyze, and incorporate all possible considerations of potential exposures, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program developed "site profiles" for all of the major U.S. Department of Energy sites and Atomic Weapons Employer sites. Site profiles are technical documents that (1) provide a brief, general overview of the site; (2) identify the facilities on site with a brief description of the processes and radionuclides used in these processes; (3) contain detailed information on the historical detection limits for film, thermoluminescent dosimeter, and bioassay measurements that are used by the dose reconstructor to interpret a worker's available monitoring records; and (4) provide important supporting information for the dose reconstructor to use if the monitoring data are inadequate or unavailable. When a complete set of monitoring data for an individual is unavailable, it is the parameters in the site profile that are of the most use to the dose reconstructor. These parameters include facility monitoring data (by radionuclide, mechanism of intake, year of exposure, location within a facility); occupational medical x rays and techniques used; environmental measurements (by area on site, radiation type, energy range); minimum detectable activities of the types and kinds of instruments used to detect the different radionuclides; specific source terms (quantities of material and their molecular form) within each facility or process; and specifics of the overall dosimetry programs as they evolved over time. An additional benefit of having a site profile for a site is that it promotes consistency among the numerous health physicists that are working on the project. Resources used in the development of site profiles include technical basis documents for external and internal dosimetry programs, facility descriptions, environmental reports, safety analysis reports, input from past and present site workers, and other reports that have been written to describe the workplace environments within the facilities. PMID:18545029

Kenoyer, Judson L; Scalsky, Edward D; Taulbee, Timothy D

2008-07-01

198

28 CFR 79.3 - Compensable claim categories under the Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...atmospheric detonation of nuclear devices at the Nevada Test Site due to their...participation onsite in a test involving the atmospheric detonation of a nuclear device, the amount...atmospheric detonation of nuclear devices at the Nevada Test Site due to...

2013-07-01

199

69 FR 13628 - Civil Division; Claims Under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2000...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...decontamination of ships involved in Operation Crossroads; the period of atmospheric nuclear...decontamination of ships involved in Operation Crossroads shall run from June 28, 1946, through...and refiled under the Act. (4) Any violation of paragraph (b) of this section...

2004-03-23

200

31 CFR 535.222 - Suspension of claims eligible for Claims Tribunal.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...All claims which may be presented to the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal under...the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, dated January 19, 1981, and all...proceeding commenced by the Government of Iran, any political subdivision of Iran,...

2013-07-01

201

32 CFR 536.130 - Claims not cognizable as UCMJ claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...their employment, including claims resulting from combat activities or noncombat activities, as those terms are defined in the Glossary of AR 27-20. (d) Claims resulting from the conduct of Reserve component personnel who are not subject to the UCMJ...

2013-07-01

202

SOFIA image motion compensation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We describe a laboratory simulation of an image motion compensation system for SOFIA that uses high-speed image acquisition from the science instrument HIPO as the sensing element of the system and a Newport voice-coil actuated fast steering mirror as the correcting actuator. Performance of the system when coupled to the SOFIA secondary mirror is estimated based on the known current performance of the secondary mirror controller. The system is described and the observed performance is presented together with expectations for applicability in flight with SOFIA.

Dunham, Edward; Collins, Peter; Reinacher, Andreas; Lampater, Ulrich

2010-07-01

203

Hedging contingent claims on defaultable assets  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Following the JLT model (Jarrow, Lando and Turnbull), this paper represents a defaultable asset as a continuous stochastic process plus a Poisson jump modelling the bankruptcy event. It is shown that if the recovery condition is known beforehand, a contingent claim can be hedged by a position in the defaultable asset and a risk-free instrument. In addition, the claim must satisfy a jump-diffusion equation and a risk-neutral representation is obtained using this equation. Examples include the price of a risky zero-coupon bond with a fixed recovery value and the prices of risky Call/Put options on corporate instruments (instrument terminates upon default). .

Beumee, Johan G. B.

2001-02-01

204

28 CFR 801.3 - Processing the claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Processing the claim. (a) Will CSOSA/PSA contact you about your claim? (1...filing date (that is, the date CSOSA/PSA received your claim) and the assigned...correspondence you may have with CSOSA/PSA on the claim. (2) If you have...

2009-07-01

205

28 CFR 801.3 - Processing the claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Processing the claim. (a) Will CSOSA/PSA contact you about your claim? (1...filing date (that is, the date CSOSA/PSA received your claim) and the assigned...correspondence you may have with CSOSA/PSA on the claim. (2) If you have...

2010-07-01

206

10 CFR 950.35 - Payment of final claim determination.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

Once a Final Claim Determination is reached by the methods set forth in this subpart, the parties intend that such a Final Claim Determination shall constitute a final settlement of the claim and the sponsor may immediately present to the Department a Final Claim Determination for...

2010-01-01

207

20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees...Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?...

2010-04-01

208

20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 2009-04-01 false How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees...Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?...

2009-04-01

209

The Legal Standard for Employment Discrimination Claims.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In "Hicks," the Supreme Court handed down an opinion that rewrites the legal standard in deciding intentional discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Provides a brief background of intentional discrimination; summarizes the Court's opinion, that clearly tilts the balance in favor of employers, and the dissent; and…

Allred, Stephen

1994-01-01

210

44 CFR 11.73 - Allowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...custody of a carrier, an agent or agency of the Government...000.00. (4) Mobile homes. Claims may...structural deficiency of the mobile home and that it was...loss of tires mounted on mobile homes may be allowed...the claimant, their agent, or their...

2013-10-01

211

76 FR 5395 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...surface and subsurface estates in certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are located east of Sand Point, Alaska, and aggregate 86.80 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage...

2011-01-31

212

Claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose: Walking ability in general and specifically for lower limb amputees is of major importance for social mobility and ADL independence. Walking determines prosthesis prescription. The aim of this study was to mathematically analyse factors influencing claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees of 500 m or more. Method: A total of 437 patients returned two questionnaires: the Groningen Questionnaire

JAN H. B. GEERTZEN; JOLINE C. BOSMANS; CEES P. VAN DER SCHANS; PIETER U. DIJKSTRA

2005-01-01

213

Lickona Promotes False Claims about Sex Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In articles on sex and character education in the November 1993 "Educational Leadership," Thomas Lickona parrots slogans and fake history and statistics contrived by the Religious Right. Lickona blames Darwin's evolution theory for variable morality and repeats fabricated success claims for Teen-Aid and Sex Respect, right-wing programs funded…

Bennetta, William J.

1994-01-01

214

Alternative libertarian claims and Sen's paradox  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the ways of escaping from Sen's impossibility of a Paretian liberal is to weaken Sen's libertarian condition imposed on the collective choice rule. This paper compares three different versions of a revised libertarian claim: (1) Gibbard's theory of alienable rights (1974), (2) Gaertner's and Krüger's approach of self-supporting preferences (1981), and (3) a modification of Gibbard's theory which

Lorenz Krüger; Wulf Gaertner

1983-01-01

215

16 CFR 260.8 - Degradable claims.  

...marketer advertises its trash bags using an unqualified “degradable...Consumers, however, place trash bags into the solid waste stream...advertises a commercial agricultural plastic mulch film with the claim...deceptive. Example 4: A plastic six-pack ring...

2014-01-01

216

Claims of Philosophy, Education and Research  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper is a response to Richard Pring's "Reclaiming Philosophy for Educational Research," which appears in this issue. While it provides broad support for the case for the importance of philosophy in the study of education that Pring advances, it seeks to refine and to extend this. It does this through a consideration of three sets of claims.…

Standish, Paul

2007-01-01

217

78 FR 16527 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The lands are located southwest of Eyak, AK, and contain 169.55 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily...

2013-03-15

218

77 FR 72383 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Newtok, Alaska, and contain 0.16 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-12-05

219

Mental Anguish Claims in Medical Malpractice Cases.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Claims alleging mental anguish are becoming more common in medical malpractice actions. The reasons for this trend are not readily apparent. One factor may be that, although mental anguish is more difficult to prove than physical injury, the amount of mon...

J. G. Zimmerly W. A. Oleniewski

1973-01-01

220

76 FR 53151 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...below pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). The lands are in the vicinity of Hughes, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 7 N., R. 21 E., Secs. 24 and 25. Containing...

2011-08-25

221

75 FR 41511 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...1-800- 877-8339, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2010-07-16

222

76 FR 22414 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2011-04-21

223

76 FR 3156 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...1-800-877-8339, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2011-01-19

224

78 FR 10634 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...also be published four times for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming...business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM....

2013-02-14

225

The EFSA health claims 'learning experience'.  

PubMed

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recently highlighted the need to provide scientific requirements for health claims and to find new regulatory issues for healthy food products. For this reason, EFSA asked its Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) panel to draft additional guidelines on scientific assessment of these claims. A new approach for a strict substantiation of health issues in selected fields: the Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006 established in fact that health claims applications should only be authorized after a high level of scientific validation conducted by EFSA using appropriate measures in this evaluation. The legislation should not only protect consumers but also define specific research areas with appropriate outcome measures to assess the quality, relevance and adequacy of studies conducted for scientific validation of health claims. The new system was not only a necessary support for consumers to make the correct choice of products, but rather a way for EFSA to demonstrate transparency of this new approach. This was the field of the pharmaceutical industry, this new regulation is, therefore, also for EFSA, an expensive learning process. PMID:22087565

Vero, Vittoria; Gasbarrini, Antonio

2012-03-01

226

78 FR 75944 - Commencement of Claims Program  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...and the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya'' (``Claims Settlement...et al. v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (D.D.C.) 1:94-cv-02444-SS...Baker v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (D.D.C.) 03-...

2013-12-13

227

76 FR 61737 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Noatak, Alaska, and contain 4.14 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-10-05

228

75 FR 28816 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Yukon, Alaska, aggregating 184.61 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely...

2010-05-24

229

76 FR 65530 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Station, Alaska, and contain 2.10 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-10-21

230

76 FR 75899 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Tuntutuliak, Alaska, and contain 23.70 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-12-05

231

76 FR 23834 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...easement and to reject a State selection. Notice of the modified decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the change made by the modified decision...

2011-04-28

232

77 FR 16256 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Mentasta, Alaska, and contain 7.25 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-03-20

233

75 FR 8106 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...15 acres located on Adak Island, Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected...

2010-02-23

234

77 FR 21802 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Village, Alaska, and contain 3.11 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-04-11

235

Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder among victims of violence applying for state compensation.  

PubMed

Many studies have focused on the predictive value of victims' emotions experienced shortly after violence exposure to identify those vulnerable for development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, many victims remain unidentified during the initial recovery phase, yet may still be highly in need of psychological help after substantial time since victimization has passed. Professionals involved in the settlement of civil damage claims filed by victims of violence may play an important role in referring victims with current psychological problems to appropriate treatment services, as they are likely to maintain relations with victims until all compensation possibilities have been exhausted. As an exploratory examination of this topic, the current study investigates the potential utility of file characteristics as predictors of chronic PTSD among 686 victims of violence who had applied for state compensation with the Dutch Victim Compensation Fund (DVCF) in 2006. Identification of significant predictors is preceded by estimating prevalence rates of PTSD. Results indicate that approximately 1 of 2 victims applying for state compensation in the Netherlands still have PTSD many years after victimization and claim settlement. Age, female sex, time since victimization, acquaintance with the perpetrator, violence-related hospitalization, and compensation for immaterial damage prove to be predictive of PTSD, although female sex and immaterial damage compensation fail to reach significance after adjusting for recalled peritraumatic distress severity. Implications for policy practice as well as strengths and limitations of the study are discussed. PMID:20501900

Kunst, Maarten; Winkel, Frans Willem; Bogaerts, Stefan

2010-09-01

236

Are Reputation and Power Compensating Differentials in CEO Compensation?  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study develops and tests an inclusive, interdisciplinary model of executive com- pensation using agency theory as a founda- tion. The study introduces a theory-based multidimensional size index measure, and extends the literature by the inclusion of nonpecuniary compensation (prestige and power) in the model. The empirical test used data from chief executive oÅcer (CEO) compensation in 72 US firms

Frank L. Winfrey; John E. Logan

1998-01-01

237

Compensation for environmental asbestos-related diseases in South Africa: a neglected issue  

PubMed Central

Background Environmentally acquired asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) are of concern globally. In South Africa, there is widespread contamination of the environment due to historical asbestos mining operations that were poorly regulated. Although the law makes provision for the compensation of occupationally acquired ARDs, compensation for environmentally acquired ARDs is only available through the Asbestos Relief Trust (ART) and Kgalagadi Relief Trust, both of which are administered by the ART. This study assessed ARDs and compensation outcomes of environmental claims submitted to the Trusts. Methods The personal details, medical diagnoses, and exposure information of all environmental claims considered by the Trusts from their inception in 2003 to April 2010 were used to calculate the numbers and proportions of ARDs and compensation awards. Results There were 146 environmental claimants of whom 35 (23.9%) had fibrotic pleural disease, 1 (0.7%) had lung cancer, and 77 (52.7%) had malignant mesothelioma. 53 (36.3%) claimants were compensated: 20 with fibrotic pleural disease and 33 with mesothelioma. Of the 93 (63.7%) claimants who were not compensated, 33 had no ARDs, 18 had fibrotic pleural disease, 1 had lung cancer, and 44 had mesothelioma. In addition to having ARDs, those that were compensated had qualifying domestic (33; 62.2%) or neighbourhood (20; 37.8%) exposures to asbestos. Most of the claimants who were not compensated had ARDs but their exposures did not meet the Trusts’ exposure criteria. Conclusions This study demonstrates the environmental impact of asbestos mining on the burden of ARDs. Mesothelioma was the most common disease diagnosed, but most cases were not compensated. This highlights that there is little redress for individuals with environmentally acquired ARDs in South Africa. To stop this ARD epidemic, there is a need for the rehabilitation of abandoned asbestos mines and the environment. These issues may not be unique to South Africa as many countries continue to mine and use asbestos.

Ndlovu, Ntombizodwa; Naude, Jim teWater; Murray, Jill

2013-01-01

238

Summing pressure compensation control  

SciTech Connect

This patent describes a summing pressure compensator control for hydraulic loads with at least one of the hydraulic loads being a variable displacement motor having servo means for controlling the displacement thereof, first hydraulic means responsive to the supply of fluid to the variable displacement motor to provide a first pressure signal, second hydraulic means responsive to the supply of fluid to a second hydraulic load to provide a second pressure signal, summing means for receiving the first and second pressure signals and providing a control signal proportional to the sum of the first and second pressure signals, the control signal being applied to the servo means to increase the displacement of the variable displacement motor.

Myers, H.A.

1988-04-26

239

Temperature compensated photovoltaic array  

DOEpatents

A temperature compensated photovoltaic module (20) comprised of a series of solar cells (22) having a thermally activated switch (24) connected in parallel with several of the cells (22). The photovoltaic module (20) is adapted to charge conventional batteries having a temperature coefficient (TC) differing from the temperature coefficient (TC) of the module (20). The calibration temperatures of the switches (24) are chosen whereby the colder the ambient temperature for the module (20), the more switches that are on and form a closed circuit to short the associated solar cells (22). By shorting some of the solar cells (22) as the ambient temperature decreases, the battery being charged by the module (20) is not excessively overcharged at lower temperatures. PV module (20) is an integrated solution that is reliable and inexpensive.

Mosher, Dan Michael (Plano, TX)

1997-11-18

240

32 CFR 536.74 - Scope for claims under the Military Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...explained in subpart F of this part; or (2) Incident to the noncombat activities of the armed services (see AR 27-20, Glossary). (b) A tort claim arising in the United States, its commonwealths, territories, and possessions may be...

2013-07-01

241

Changing Conceptions of Employee Compensation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper reviews and discusses many differing forms of incentive compensation systems that are being used in today's organizations. The review traces the roots of bonus compensation from individual piece-work plans through the adoption of organization-wide gain sharing plans to the growing recognition of open-book management. Reasons for the…

Dixon, Mark R.; Hayes, Linda J.

2004-01-01

242

Alternative Teacher Compensation: A Primer  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This policy primer is designed to provide base-line information about new forms of teacher pay that are emerging around the country, to support the local conversations and negotiations that will lead to the development of innovative compensation systems. It identifies reasons why teacher compensation is high on local, state, and federal policy…

Koppich, Julia E.; Rigby, Jessica

2009-01-01

243

Regulatory environment and claims - limits and opportunities.  

PubMed

During the past decade, the use of claims became more and more important in many countries in relation to the increased awareness of consumer about the link between foods and health, offering to industry a valuable opportunity to differentiate and valorize their products and to promote innovation. However, more and more stringent regulations are developed, all based on the general principles adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. In addition to the different regulatory processes and administrative requirements according to the country, the high level (and cost) of scientific substantiation of claims, the constraints introduced by nutrient profiles and the poor knowledge of the impact on consumer depending on the cultural contexts may limit these opportunities or, at least complicate their use. All these issues are briefly analyzed, highlighting some striking convergences and differences between countries. PMID:20664223

Martin, Ambroise

2010-01-01

244

Redesigning reservoir compensation releases for ecological beenfit  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

River regulation is commonplace in England and much of the UK. Regulation for the purposes of public water supply causes flows downstream of a reservoir to be attenuated and the flow regime of the channel to be altered. The impact of channel impoundment on a small, upland UK river, has been assessed and methods for mitigation of ecological impacts explored. The method utilised a unique macroinvertebrate data set for pre- and post-impoundment periods to quantify the impact of Derwent Reservoir and the steady, continuous compensation release into the River Derwent, Northumberland. Impacts on the hydrological regime were also investigated and links drawn between changes in flow regime and changes in macroinvertebrate richness and diversity as a result of impoundment. In response to the claim that the impoundment has caused a change in flow regime and had deleterious effects on fish and macroinvertebrates, a compensation redesign tool (CRAB: Compensation Release Assessment at the Broad scale) was employed to design new compensation release regimes from the reservoir which account for the seasonal flow requirements of a number of key fish species. The impact of impoundment on the current flow regime was modelled and the impacts of predicted new regimes were predicted, using a 1D hydrodynamic model (HEC-RAS), as part of a modelling process known as CRAM (Compensation Release Assessment at the Meso-scale). Depth and velocity were the foci of the analysis as they are the two habitat requirements most well documented for the fish species in question, they could be modelled using HEC-RAS and they can act as surrogates for other habitat parameters such as temperature and substrate. The suitability of the depth and velocity combinations predicted using the HEC-RAS model were assessed using fuzzy-rule based modelling, which allowed the habitat quality of a given parameter combination to be quantified. Based on the results of the investigation it was concluded that there has been a change in flow regime and in ecological community structure since impoundment. The flow regime of the River Derwent has become less flashy with fewer extreme events, while macroinvertebrate richness and diversity have increased. The new flow regimes that were designed by CRAB, based on the depth and velocity requirements of brown trout, grayling and Atlantic salmon were predicted through CRAM to have minimal benefits for the fish populations of the River Derwent and it was concluded that no changes to flow regime should be made based solely on the assessment of habitat for fish. Impacts for the macroinvertebrate communities must also be considered as well as the impacts on other aspects of fish habitat including temperature, substrate and cover. A more detailed, micro-scale investigation into the effects of changing flow regime would be required to warrant a change in compensation release regime from Derwent Reservoir.

Maynard, Carly

2010-05-01

245

An alternative valuation model for contingent claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper studies contingent claim valuation in a Lucas-type exchange economy. The derived fundamental valuation equation differs from its Cox-Ingersoll-Ross production-economy counterpart in that it is expressed in terms of the direct utility function and an exogenous output process, thus offering superior tractability. We apply our approach to derive closed-form solutions for bond, bond option, individual stock, and stock option

Gurdip S. Bakshi; Zhiwu Chen

1997-01-01

246

Equilibrium Valuation of Foreign Exchange Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article studies the equilibrium valuation of foreign exchange contingent claims. Within a continuous-time Lucas (1982) two-country model, exchange rates, interest rates, and, in particular, factor risk prices are all endogenously and jointly determined. This guarantees the internal consistency of these price processes with a general equilibrium. In the same model, closed-form valuation formulas are presented for currency options and

Gurdip S. Bakshi; Zhiwu Chen

1997-01-01

247

[Vestibular compensation studies]. [Vestibular Compensation and Morphological Studies  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The following topics are reported: neurophysiological studies on MVN neurons during vestibular compensation; effects of spinal cord lesions on VNC neurons during compensation; a closed-loop vestibular compensation model for horizontally canal-related MVN neurons; spatiotemporal convergence in VNC neurons; contributions of irregularly firing vestibular afferents to linear and angular VOR's; application to flight studies; metabolic measures in vestibular neurons; immediate early gene expression following vestibular stimulation; morphological studies on primary afferents, central vestibular pathways, vestibular efferent projection to the vestibular end organs, and three-dimensional morphometry and imaging.

Perachio, Adrian A. (Principal Investigator)

1996-01-01

248

Compensated pulsed alternator  

DOEpatents

This invention relates to an electromechanical energy converter with inertial energy storage. The device, a single phase, two or multi-pole alternator with stationary field coils, and a rotating armature is provided. The rotor itself may be of laminated steel for slower pulses or for faster pulses should be nonmagnetic and electrically nonconductive in order to allow rapid penetration of the field as the armature coil rotates. The armature coil comprises a plurality of power generating conductors mounted on the rotor. The alternator may also include a stationary or counterrotating compensating coil to increase the output voltage thereof and to reduce the internal impedance of the alternator at the moment of peak outout. As the machine voltage rises sinusoidally, an external trigger switch is adapted to be closed at the appropriate time to create the desired output current from said alternator to an external load circuit, and as the output current passes through zero a self-commutating effect is provided to allow the switch to disconnect the generator from the external circuit.

Weldon, William F. (Austin, TX); Driga, Mircea D. (Austin, TX); Woodson, Herbert H. (Austin, TX)

1980-01-01

249

Claims-Based Definition of Death in Japanese Claims Database: Validity and Implications  

PubMed Central

Background For the pending National Claims Database in Japan, researchers will not have access to death information in the enrollment files. We developed and evaluated a claims-based definition of death. Methodology/Principal Findings We used healthcare claims and enrollment data between January 2005 and August 2009 for 195,193 beneficiaries aged 20 to 74 in 3 private health insurance unions. We developed claims-based definitions of death using discharge or disease status and Charlson comorbidity index (CCI). We calculated sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive values (PPVs) using the enrollment data as a gold standard in the overall population and subgroups divided by demographic and other factors. We also assessed bias and precision in two example studies where an outcome was death. The definition based on the combination of discharge/disease status and CCI provided moderate sensitivity (around 60%) and high specificity (99.99%) and high PPVs (94.8%). In most subgroups, sensitivity of the preferred definition was also around 60% but varied from 28 to 91%. In an example study comparing death rates between two anticancer drug classes, the claims-based definition provided valid and precise hazard ratios (HRs). In another example study comparing two classes of anti-depressants, the HR with the claims-based definition was biased and had lower precision than that with the gold standard definition. Conclusions/Significance The claims-based definitions of death developed in this study had high specificity and PPVs while sensitivity was around 60%. The definitions will be useful in future studies when used with attention to the possible fluctuation of sensitivity in some subpopulations.

Ooba, Nobuhiro; Setoguchi, Soko; Ando, Takashi; Sato, Tsugumichi; Yamaguchi, Takuhiro; Mochizuki, Mayumi; Kubota, Kiyoshi

2013-01-01

250

Unclaimed Injuries and Workers' Compensation Adequacy.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The workers' compensation system was designed to provide health care and compensation for workers with occupational injuries or illness without regard to fault. Nearly all workers are covered by workers' compensation insurance, but not every worker that i...

D. Lakdawalla R. Reville

2005-01-01

251

37 CFR 360.12 - Form and content of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEES COLLECTED UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Satellite Claims § 360.12 Form and content...royalty fees for secondary transmissions by satellite carriers of television broadcast...accompanying instructions. (2) Copies of satellite claim forms are available:...

2013-07-01

252

32 CFR 1645.7 - Evaluation of claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...National Defense Other Regulations Relating to National Defense SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM CLASSIFICATION OF MINISTERS OF RELIGION § 1645.7 Evaluation of claim. (a) In evaluating a claim for classification in Class 4-D, the board will not...

2013-07-01

253

15 CFR 2.5 - Adjudication and settlement of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...expeditious handling of claims, bearing in mind the applicable statutory time limitations for adjudications of claims. [32 FR 3769, Mar. 7, 1967, as amended at 48 FR 31636, July 11, 1983; 63 FR 29945, June 2,...

2009-01-01

254

9 CFR 56.6 - Presentation of claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES CONTROL OF H5/H7 LOW PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA § 56.6 Presentation of claims for indemnity. Claims for the following must be documented on...

2009-01-01

255

44 CFR 11.74 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY GENERAL CLAIMS Personnel Claims...valuable or expensive articles, such as cameras, watches, jewelry, furs, or other...provided that reasonable protection or security measures have been taken, by the...

2013-10-01

256

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...associated with the health benefit that is provided...the support of the health claim, including copies of publications or other information...270 of the date of publication of the proposal...authorizes use of the health claim or...

2009-04-01

257

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...associated with the health benefit that is provided...the support of the health claim, including copies of publications or other information...270 of the date of publication of the proposal...authorizes use of the health claim or...

2010-04-01

258

37 CFR 360.15 - Separate claims required.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEES COLLECTED UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Satellite Claims § 360.15 Separate claims...for both cable compulsory license and satellite carrier compulsory license royalty...which purports to file for both cable and satellite carrier royalty fees will be...

2013-07-01

259

28 CFR 0.172 - Authority: Federal tort claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Investigation, and the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives shall have authority under...of a particular claim, as a practical matter, will or may control or adversely influence the disposition of other claims...

2013-07-01

260

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for payment, other...

2010-01-01

261

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for payment, other...

2009-01-01

262

40 CFR 303.33 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Washington, DC 20460. The claim envelope should also specify whether the information was submitted under a request for anonymity and whether such request is still in effect. All such externally identified claims shall be handled in accordance with...

2013-07-01

263

28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2013-07-01

264

28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2009-07-01

265

28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2010-07-01

266

How to File a Claim for Your Benefits  

MedlinePLUS

How To File A Claim For Your Benefits What the Law Does The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) ... folder outlines the steps you may take to file a claim and what to do if you ...

267

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

...2014-04-01 false Petitions for health claims. 101.70 Section 101.70...AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) FOOD...FOOD LABELING Specific Requirements for Health Claims § 101.70 Petitions for...

2014-04-01

268

43 CFR 29.9 - Claims, settlement and adjudication.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...settlement and adjudication. 29.9 Section 29.9 Public Lands: Interior Office of the Secretary of the Interior TRANS-ALASKA PIPELINE LIABILITY FUND § 29.9 Claims, settlement and adjudication. (a)(1) Claims in...

2013-10-01

269

21 CFR 101.74 - Health claims: sodium and hypertension.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...per day, the FDA Daily Value for sodium. (c) Requirements. (1...claim associating diets low in sodium with reduced risk of high blood pressure may...claim states that diets low in sodium âmayâ or âmightâ reduce...

2014-04-01

270

48 CFR 18.123 - Assignment of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Assignment of claims. 18.123 Section 18.123 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION...ACQUISITIONS Available Acquisition Flexibilities 18.123 Assignment of claims. The use of the...

2013-10-01

271

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2012-01-01

272

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2014-01-01

273

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2011-01-01

274

14 CFR 440.17 - Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2010-01-01 false Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements...TRANSPORTATION LICENSING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Financial Responsibility for Licensed and Permitted Activities § 440.17 Reciprocal waiver of claims...

2010-01-01

275

14 CFR 440.17 - Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2009-01-01 false Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements...TRANSPORTATION LICENSING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Financial Responsibility for Licensed and Permitted Activities § 440.17 Reciprocal waiver of claims...

2009-01-01

276

37 CFR 7.12 - Claim of color.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Claim of color. 7.12 Section 7.12 Patents, Trademarks...Originating From the United States § 7.12 Claim of color. (a) If color is claimed as a feature of the mark in the...

2013-07-01

277

16 CFR 260.15 - Renewable energy claims.  

...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Renewable energy claims. 260.15 Section...MARKETING CLAIMS § 260.15 Renewable energy claims. (a) It is deceptive...product or package is made with renewable energy or that a service uses...

2014-01-01

278

24 CFR 207.258 - Insurance claim requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...period by written notice that a partial payment of insurance claim...Commissioner's consideration of a partial payment of claim, or the Commissioner's...request that a mortgagee accept partial payment of a claim in accordance...which may have attached or defects which may have arisen...

2013-04-01

279

43 CFR 3741.1 - Validation of certain mining claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Interior 2 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Validation of certain mining claims. 3741.1 Section 3741.1...DEVELOPMENT Claims, Locations and Patents § 3741.1 Validation of certain mining claims. The Act in section 1(a)...

2013-10-01

280

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the claims incident, or...

2013-07-01

281

77 FR 44155 - Administration of Mining Claims and Sites  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...1A] RIN 1004-AE27 Administration of Mining Claims and Sites AGENCY: Bureau of Land...locating, recording, and maintaining mining claims or sites. In this rule, the BLM...fee is calculated for unpatented placer mining claims. The law specifies that the...

2012-07-27

282

44 CFR 295.5 - Overview of the claims process.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...brief explanation of the claims process for claims other than subrogation...that follow and explain the claims process in greater detail. In order...is available. (b) The first step in the process is to file a Notice of Loss...

2013-10-01

283

Claiming Europe: Native American Literary Responses to the Old World  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In Osage writer Carter Revard's short story, "Report to the Nation: Claiming Europe," the narrator claims much of England, France, Spain, Italy, and Greece for the Osage Nation. After asserting his claim, the narrator questions whether or not the French actually understood that their country therefore belonged to the Osage Nation. When he talks of…

Schweninger, Lee

2003-01-01

284

37 CFR 360.3 - Form and content of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...during the month of July for claims filed online in accordance with § 360.4(a)(1...address must be provided on claims submitted online through the Copyright Royalty Board Web...copyright owner, except for claims filed online through the Copyright Royalty Board...

2013-07-01

285

42 CFR 424.44 - Time limits for filing claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Time limits for filing claims. 424.44 Section...MEDICARE PAYMENT Claims for Payment § 424.44 Time limits for filing claims. (a) Time limits. (1) Except as provided in...

2013-10-01

286

32 CFR 516.35 - Preparation of claims for litigation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...part) that demonstrates a factual basis for the claim and a theory of recovery under applicable state law. (See Fed. R. Civ...referring the claim for litigation should briefly summarize the facts giving rise to the claim and the collection actions...

2013-07-01

287

45 CFR 505.1 - Persons eligible to file claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED...sections 5(i) and 6(f) of the War Claims Act of 1948, as amended...United States held as prisoners of war during the Vietnam conflict or their eligible...

2013-10-01

288

40 CFR 14.12 - Principal types of unallowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...types of unallowable claims. 14.12 Section 14.12 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL...EMPLOYEE PERSONAL PROPERTY CLAIMS § 14.12 Principal types of unallowable claims...the employee or his/her agent; (k) Property used for personal...

2013-07-01

289

Temperature Compensated Digital Inertial Sensor.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A circuit which maintains the inertial element of a gyroscope or accelerometer at a constant position by delivering pulses to a rebalancing motor is discussed. The circuit compensates for temperature changes by using a temperature sensor that varies the t...

P. J. Hand

1974-01-01

290

Inverse Compensation for Ferromagnetic Hysteresis.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This paper addresses the validation of an energy-based inverse compensator for hysteresis in ferromagnetic transducers. At moderate to high drive levels such transducers exhibit significant constitutive non-linearities and hysteresis due to domain mechani...

R. C. Smith R. Zrostlik

1999-01-01

291

National Compensation Survey Home Page  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posts this publication online, with sections downloadable as .pdf files. The release, the National Compensation Survey, is a redesign of BLS' compensation statistics to reflect the workplace of the 21st century. From the main page, users can access the full .pdf-format text of the survey results as well as a summary, and a wealth of other related sites and documents.

292

Scientific substantiation of health claims in the EU.  

PubMed

EU legislation on nutrition and health claims made on foods (Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006) specifies that health claims should be only authorised for use in the Community after a scientific assessment of the highest possible standard is carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). This paper focuses on the scientific substantiation of health claims within the context of the EU Regulation. The evaluation of the substantiation of health claims is carried out by the EFSA Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA). The EFSA has published extensive guidance to assist applicants in the preparation of applications for authorisations of health claims. This guidance summarises the general principles applied by the NDA Panel in the evaluation of health claims, including the scientific criteria for substantiation, as well as the scientific requirements for the substantiation of specific health claims. To date, the EFSA NDA Panel has concluded that a wide range of health claims has been substantiated. These include claims for many well-established functions of nutrients, as well as beneficial effects of foods and food constituents on a range of body functions. In addition, claims have been substantiated on the role of nutrients in growth and development of children and on the effects of nutrients and food constituents on reduction of risk factors for disease. EFSA evaluations and guidance have made an important contribution to the understanding of the scientific substantiation of health claims which will help to set new directions for research and will guide future innovation. PMID:21933455

Flynn, Albert

2012-02-01

293

Consumer understanding and use of health claims for foods.  

PubMed

Health claims for foods are permitted in an increasing number of countries, but there are very few studies evaluating their effect on purchase behavior and consumer health. There are significant differences between countries but, in general, consumers see health claims as useful; they prefer short, succinct wording rather than long and complex claims; and they believe that claims should be approved by the government. Consumers view a food as healthier if it carries a health claim and this "halo" effect may discourage them from seeking further nutrition information. Consumers do not clearly distinguish between nutrient content, structure-function, and health claims. There is some evidence that the use of health claims improves the quality of dietary choices and knowledge of diet-disease relationships. PMID:16121480

Williams, Peter

2005-07-01

294

Advances in Reversed Nested Miller Compensation  

Microsoft Academic Search

The use of two frequency compensation schemes for three-stage operational transconductance amplifiers, namely the reversed nested Miller compensation with nulling resistor (RN-MCNR) and reversed active feedback frequency compensation (RAFFC), is presented in this paper. The techniques are based on the basic RNMC and show an inherent advantage over traditional compensation strategies, especially for heavy capacitive loads. Moreover, they are implemented

Alfio Dario Grasso; Gaetano Palumbo; Salvatore Pennisi

2007-01-01

295

Design of robot accuracy compensator after calibration  

Microsoft Academic Search

A design is presented of a robot accuracy compensator after calibration, which can efficiently calculate and compensate the calibrated kinematic errors for robot manipulators. This compensator consists of a direct robot accuracy calculator (DRAC) that efficiently calculates the accurate robot Cartesian positions using a recursive formulation of the Ti matrix, and an inverse robot accuracy compensator (IRAC), that calculates the

Chi-haur Wu; Jeff Ho; Kuu-young Young

1988-01-01

296

A Follow Up Study of Vibration-Induced White Finger in Compensation Claimants  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of this follow up clinical study was to investigate the changes in vascular symptoms and the cold response of digital vessels in 73 vibration-exposed workers claiming for VWF compensation. The subjects were followed up over a mean time period of 4.1 (range 1-11) years. They underwent a medical interview, a physical examination and a standardised cold test with

Massimo Bovenzi; Anna Della Vedova; Corrado Negro

2004-01-01

297

EMITTANCE COMPENSATION FOR MAGNETIZED BEAMS  

SciTech Connect

Emittance compensation is a well established technique for minimizing the emittance of an electron beam from a RF photo-cathode gun. Longitudinal slices of a bunch have a small emittance, but due to the longitudinal charge distribution of the bunch and time dependent RF fields they are not focused in the same way, so that the direction of their phase ellipses diverges in phase space and the projected emittance is much larger. Emittance compensation reverses the divergence. At the location where the slopes of the phase ellipses coincide the beam is accelerated, so that the space charge forces are reduced. A recipe for emittance compensation is given in. For magnetized beams (where the angular momentum is non-zero) such emittance compensation is not sufficient because variations in the slice radius lead to variations in the angular speed and therefore to an increase of emittance in the rotating game. We describe a method and tools for a compensation that includes the beam magnetization.

KEWISCH,J.; CHANG, X.

2007-06-25

298

Static synchronous series compensator: A solid-state approach to the series compensation of transmission lines  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes an active approach to series line compensation, in which a synchronous voltage source, implemented by a gate turn-off thyristor (GTO) based voltage-sourced inverter, is used to provide controllable series compensation. This compensator, called Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC), can provide controllable compensating voltage over an identical capacitive and inductive range, independently of the magnitude of the line

L. Gyugyi; C. D. Schauder; K. K. Sen

1997-01-01

299

Creating a computerized database from administrative claims data.  

PubMed

The creation of a computerized database from Medicaid administrative claims data for research purposes is described. Researchers should consult with computer experts at their institution before selecting software for data manipulation and conversion. It is essential to have an accurate layout of the file record before attempting to convert raw claims data into data sets or other data formats. The location of data elements within the claim will vary depending on whether the record comes from a provider, an institution, or a pharmacy. Each claim contains a common header, a variable header, and a claim detail section. The difficulty in analyzing data elements within a claim detail lies in locating the starting point of the claim detail section. So that data elements not in character or numeric formats can be converted, the file record layout must describe the exact format of each data element and its COBOL notation. A data element dictionary is necessary for translating data element coding into usable data. Data elements not necessary for any planned analysis must be eliminated. The data are then "cleaned" to remove any denied or reversed claims and claims that contain incomplete or erroneous data. Regardless of the format data are obtained in, an accurate file record layout and a data element dictionary are essential to the conversion of administrative claims data into a computerized database for data analysis and research purposes. PMID:10683130

Piecoro, L T; Wang, L S; Dixon, W S; Crovo, R J

1999-07-01

300

European consumers and health claims: attitudes, understanding and purchasing behaviour.  

PubMed

Health claims on food products are often used as a means to highlight scientifically proven health benefits associated with consuming those foods. But do consumers understand and trust health claims? This paper provides an overview of recent research on consumers and health claims including attitudes, understanding and purchasing behaviour. A majority of studies investigated selective product-claim combinations, with ambiguous findings apart from consumers' self-reported generic interest in health claims. There are clear indications that consumer responses differ substantially according to the nature of carrier product, the type of health claim, functional ingredient used or a combination of these components. Health claims tend to be perceived more positively when linked to a product with an overall positive health image, whereas some studies demonstrate higher perceived credibility of products with general health claims (e.g. omega-3 and brain development) compared to disease risk reduction claims (e.g. bioactive peptides to reduce risk of heart disease), others report the opposite. Inconsistent evidence also exists on the correlation between having a positive attitude towards products with health claims and purchase intentions. Familiarity with the functional ingredient and/or its claimed health effect seems to result in a more favourable evaluation. Better nutritional knowledge, however, does not automatically lead to a positive attitude towards products carrying health messages. Legislation in the European Union requires that the claim is understood by the average consumer. As most studies on consumers' understanding of health claims are based on subjective understanding, this remains an area for more investigation. PMID:22385589

Wills, Josephine M; Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, Stefan; Kolka, Magdalena; Grunert, Klaus G

2012-05-01

301

Are Claims of Global Warming Being Suppressed?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Over the last few years, I have heard many rumors that climate science relevant to the global warming discussion is being suppressed by the Bush Administration. One cannot do much about third-hand information. However, on 29 January, the New York Times published a front page article on NASA efforts to suppress statements about global warming by James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. A claim by one government scientist, though, no matter how distinguished, still requires examples from other scientists before a general conclusion can be drawn about the overall scope of the problem. But if the charges are more widespread, then some government scientists might be reluctant to make such claims, because they might feel that their positions were jeopardized. Therefore, an alternate way may be needed to determine the scope of the issue, while still safeguarding government workers from possible retaliation. -On 30 January, Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.), chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, wrote a letter to NASA Administrator Michael Griffin addressing many of the concerns Crowley has raised. Boehlert wrote,``It ought to go without saying that government scientists must be free to describe their scientific conclusions and the implications of those conclusions to their fellow scientists, policymakers and the general public.'' He continued,``Good science cannot long persist in an atmosphere of intimidation. Political figures ought to be reviewing their public statements to make sure they are consistent with the best available science; scientists should not be reviewing their statements to make sure they are consistent with the current political orthodoxy.'' I commend Rep. Boehlert for his quick and clear statement of the importance of unfettered communication of science. -FRED SPILHAUS, Editor

Crowley, Thomas J.

2006-02-01

302

Compensation for electrical converter nonlinearities  

DOEpatents

Systems and methods are provided for delivering energy from an input interface to an output interface. An electrical system includes an input interface, an output interface, an energy conversion module between the input interface and the output interface, an inductive element between the input interface and the energy conversion module, and a control module. The control module determines a compensated duty cycle control value for operating the energy conversion module to produce a desired voltage at the output interface and operates the energy conversion module to deliver energy to the output interface with a duty cycle that is influenced by the compensated duty cycle control value. The compensated duty cycle control value is influenced by the current through the inductive element and accounts for voltage across the switching elements of the energy conversion module.

Perisic, Milun; Ransom, Ray M; Kajouke, Lateef A

2013-11-19

303

38 CFR 14.600 - Federal Tort Claims Act-general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...general. (a) Federal Tort Claims Actâoverview. The Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U...liable in accordance with the law of the place where the act or...claims asserted under the Federal Tort Claims Act, including such...

2009-07-01

304

38 CFR 14.600 - Federal Tort Claims Act-general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...general. (a) Federal Tort Claims Actâoverview. The Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U...liable in accordance with the law of the place where the act or...claims asserted under the Federal Tort Claims Act, including such...

2010-07-01

305

32 CFR 536.60 - Splitting property damage and personal injury claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Splitting property damage and personal injury claims. 536...Claims § 536.60 Splitting property damage and personal injury claims. Normally, a claim will include all damages that accrue by reason of the...

2013-07-01

306

32 CFR 751.2 - Claims against the United States: In general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...force and effect to this section. (c) Preemption. The provisions of this section and the Personnel Claims Act are preemptive of other claims regulations. Claims not allowable under the Personnel Claims Act may, however, be allowable under...

2013-07-01

307

Network compensation for missing sensors  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A network learning translation invariance algorithm to compute interpolation functions is presented. This algorithm with one fixed receptive field can construct a linear transformation compensating for gain changes, sensor position jitter, and sensor loss when there are enough remaining sensors to adequately sample the input images. However, when the images are undersampled and complete compensation is not possible, the algorithm need to be modified. For moderate sensor losses, the algorithm works if the transformation weight adjustment is restricted to the weights to output units affected by the loss.

Ahumada, Albert J., Jr.; Mulligan, Jeffrey B.

1991-01-01

308

Device evaluation and coverage policy in workers' compensation: examples from Washington State.  

PubMed

Workers' compensation health benefits are broader than general health benefits and include payment for medical and rehabilitation costs, associated indemnity (lost time) costs, and vocational rehabilitation (return-to-work) costs. In addition, cost liability is for the life of the claim (injury), rather than for each plan year. We examined device evaluation and coverage policy in workers' compensation over a 10-year period in Washington State. Most requests for device coverage in workers' compensation relate to the diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of chronic musculoskeletal conditions. A number of specific problems have been recognized in making device coverage decisions within workers' compensation: (1) invasive devices with a high adverse event profile and history of poor outcomes could significantly increase both indemnity and medical costs; (2) many noninvasive devices, while having a low adverse event profile, have not proved effective for managing chronic musculoskeletal conditions relevant to injured workers; (3) some devices are marketed and billed as surrogate diagnostic tests for generally accepted, and more clearly proven, standard tests; (4) quality oversight of technology use among physicians may be inadequate; and (5) insurers' access to efficacy data adequate to make timely and appropriate coverage decisions in workers' compensation is often lacking. Emerging technology may substantially increase the costs of workers' compensation without significant evidence of health benefit for injured workers. To prevent ever-rising costs, we need to increase provider education and patient education and consent, involve the state medical society in coverage policy, and collect relevant outcomes data from healthcare providers. PMID:10185993

Franklin, G M; Lifka, J; Milstein, J

1998-09-25

309

Guidelines for treatment of malpractice claims reduces diversity.  

PubMed

Various accounting practices are used for the treatment of medical malpractice claims, related malpractice insurance, and trust funds. To decrease the diversity of accounting practices in these areas and provide more specific guidance to healthcare providers, the AICPA has issued several proposed guidelines concerning accounting treatment of asserted and unasserted medical malpractice claims, providers' claims-made insurance policies, retrospectively rated insurance premiums, captive insurance companies, and trust funds. PMID:10272684

Holley, C L

1985-09-01

310

A nationwide analysis of successful litigation claims in neurological practice  

PubMed Central

Objectives Neurological practice has previously been highlighted as a high-risk speciality with regard to malpractice claims. We set out to study the nature of these claims in order to inform physicians about hazardous areas within their speciality and potentially alter clinical practice. Design Nationwide retrospective analysis of successful neurology and neurosurgery claims over a 17-year period. Setting We studied all successful claims occurring between 1995 and 2012 using the NHS Litigation Authority database, which collects data on claims made against clinicians practising in England and Wales. Participants Four hundred and twenty-three successful claims were identified during the study period. Main outcome measures The errors involved, the patient groups affected, the resulting mortality and the litigation payments. Results 63.1% of claims were due to negligence in neurosurgical care, whilst 36.9% were due to negligence in neurological care. Litigation payments were significantly higher in neurosurgery compared to neurology cases. Diagnostic error was the most common cause of litigation. The disease categories with the highest numbers of successful litigation claims were spinal pathology, cerebrovascular disease including subarachnoid haemorrhage, intracranial tumours, hydrocephalus and neuropathy/neuromuscular disease. Conclusions This is the first study of successful litigation claims against the NHS for negligent neurological or neurosurgical care and provides data to help reduce risk and improve patient safety.

Coysh, Thomas; Breen, David P

2014-01-01

311

Reverberation compensation for speaker verification  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reverberation effects introduce a great challenge for speaker verification systems. However, only few studies considered reverberation with speaker verification. These studies did not exploit some of the advanced techniques for channel mismatch in the speaker verification literature. Contemporary techniques for channel and microphones mismatch in speaker verification are based on session variability modeling. One such method is the compensation of

Itai Peer; Boaz Rafaely; Yaniv Zigel

2008-01-01

312

Can Education Compensate for Society?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The extent to which education can compensate for social disadvantage is a matter of political controversy, especially in the context of policies for social mobility. On the one hand, to blame poor achievement on social class or poverty was seen to dodge the professional responsibility of teachers. On the other, the strong correlation between…

Pring, Richard

2011-01-01

313

Unemployment Compensation and Older Workers.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Unemployment compensation in the United States is provided through a federal-state system of unemployment insurance (UI). UI provides temporary partial wage replacement to active job seekers who are involuntarily out of work. For older workers, UI is an i...

C. J. OLeary S. A. Wandner

2000-01-01

314

Altitude Compensating Nozzle Concepts Evaluation  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This report contains the summary of work accomplished during summer of 2000 by Mr. Chad Hammons, undergraduate senior student, Mississippi State University/ERC in support of NASA/MSFC mission pertinent to Altitude compensating nozzle concepts evaluations. In particular, the development of automatic grid generator applicable in conducting sensitivity analysis involving Aerospike engine is described.

Soni, Bharat

2000-01-01

315

Compensation of Navajo Uranium Miners  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site addresses policy issues of the compensation of Navajo uranium miners. The site provides an annotated index of current issues, legislation, papers and presentations, books, and links that lead to more information on uranium miners. Imbedded links throughout the text lead to related information.

Project, World I.

316

Management Compensation: A Progress Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This examination of the current status of compensation for community college management and administrative personnel first summarizes the findings of a study conducted by Howard R. Bowen, which determined that, compared to business executives in comparable jobs within organizations of similar sizes, academic administrators were indeed underpaid.…

Ramstad, Bill; And Others

317

Compensated amorphous silicon solar cell  

DOEpatents

An amorphous silicon solar cell incorporates a region of intrinsic hydrogenated amorphous silicon fabricated by a glow discharge wherein said intrinsic region is compensated by P-type dopants in an amount sufficient to reduce the space charge density of said region under illumination to about zero.

Carlson, David E. (Yardley, PA)

1980-01-01

318

SAG Compensated Vibration Isolation Mount.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A sag-compensated vibration isolation mount includes a cylindrical rubber body element and a circular band extending around the body element. The band is formed from a shape-memory alloy metal which has a predetermined transition temperature. The band is ...

S. Dickinson

1993-01-01

319

Annual Pay and Compensation Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents results of the 2002 Human Resource Management Compensation Survey (n=1,084) indicating that salaries for training and development professionals increased only 1.8 percent over 2001. Tables depict salaries at various levels, by geographic area, and by industry. (JOW)

Vocino, Joe

2003-01-01

320

Issues in Managerial Compensation Research  

Microsoft Academic Search

[Excerpt] Compensation is at the core of any employment exchange (Milkovich & Newman, 1993; Simon, 1951). It is probably the most basic reason people agree to become employees and it serves as a defining characteristic of any employment relationship (March & Simon, 1958). Recently, managers have been bombarded with a profusion of ways to pay employees. There is team-based pay,

Matthew C. Bloom; George T. Milkovich

1995-01-01

321

Voltage Fluctuation Compensator for Shinkansen  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In AC electric Railway, three-phase voltage is changed into the single-phase circuit of two circuits with the Scott-connected transformer. If it becomes large unbalancing of the load between single-phase circuits, voltage fluctuation becomes large on three-phase side. Then, Railway Static Power Conditioner (RPC) was developed for the purpose of controlling voltage fluctuation on three-phase side. An RPC is comprised of a pair of self-commutated PWM inverters. These inverters connect the main phase and teaser feeding buses, coupled with a DC side capacitor such as a Back-To-Back (BTB) converter. In this way, the two self-commutated inverters can act as a static var compensator (SVC) to compensate for the reactive power and as an active power accommodator from one feeding bus to another. 20MVA/60kV RPCs started commercial operation in 2002 at each two substations on the newly extended Tohoku Shinkansen for compensating voltage fluctuation on three-phase side caused by traction loads, absorbing harmonic current. The results of operational testing indicate that an RPC can accommodate single-phase loads such as those of PWM-controlled Shinkansen and thyristor phase-controlled Shinkansen, and handle the exciting rush current of transformers, as well as compensate for harmonics successfully.

Uzuka, Tetsuo; Ikedo, Shouji; Ueda, Keiji; Mochinaga, Yoshifumi; Funahashi, Sadao; Ide, Koiti

322

Autocollimating compensator for controlling aspheric optical surfaces  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A compensator (null-corrector) for testing aspheric optical surfaces is proposed, which enables (i) independent verification of optical elements and assembling of the compensator itself, and (ii) ascertaining the compensator position in a control layout for a specified aspheric surface. The compensator consists of three spherical lenses made of the same glass. In this paper, the scope of the compensator expanded to a surface speed ˜f/2.3; a conceptual example for a nominal primary of Hubble Space Telescope is given. The autocollimating design allows significant reducing difficulties associated with practical use of lens compensators.

Terebizh, V. Yu.

2014-05-01

323

Ozonated laundering: Radical concept claims dramatic savings  

SciTech Connect

An innovative commercial laundering technology that uses no hot water and no detergent holds promise of dramatic savings in energy, water, chemicals, labor, and sewage fees. Users report good results, but the conservative laundry industry is likely to be skeptical, especially in light of the powerful role played by chemical and equipment manufacturers. While ozonated laundering technology uses more electricity than conventional approaches in some applications, the reported advantages in terms of overall resource efficiency and cost savings could make it an attractive option from the perspective of end-users and utility companies alike. As yet, there are many unanswered questions about the process. There is no theoretical basis to explain how ozone cleans, and no third-party testing to verify these impressive savings. Reports from installations at two Marriott hotels, however, appear to corroborate the manufacturer`s claims. This report assesses the controversial elements of the ozonated laundering process, compiles users` comments and concerns, and reports on current research about how the process works. More independent study will be needed, however, to provide a basis for acceptance of such a radical divergence from the norm in commercial laundering.

Christensen, B.

1993-12-31

324

Knowledge Discovery from Massive Healthcare Claims Data  

SciTech Connect

The role of big data in addressing the needs of the present healthcare system in US and rest of the world has been echoed by government, private, and academic sectors. There has been a growing emphasis to explore the promise of big data analytics in tapping the potential of the massive healthcare data emanating from private and government health insurance providers. While the domain implications of such collaboration are well known, this type of data has been explored to a limited extent in the data mining community. The objective of this paper is two fold: first, we introduce the emerging domain of big"healthcare claims data to the KDD community, and second, we describe the success and challenges that we encountered in analyzing this data using state of art analytics for massive data. Specically, we translate the problem of analyzing healthcare data into some of the most well-known analysis problems in the data mining community, social network analysis, text mining, and temporal analysis and higher order feature construction, and describe how advances within each of these areas can be leveraged to understand the domain of healthcare. Each case study illustrates a unique intersection of data mining and healthcare with a common objective of improving the cost-care ratio by mining for opportunities to improve healthcare operations and reducing hat seems to fall under fraud, waste,and abuse.

Chandola, Varun [ORNL; Sukumar, Sreenivas R [ORNL; Schryver, Jack C [ORNL

2013-01-01

325

Drug dispensing by physicians: promoter's claims examined.  

PubMed

Experience in private pediatric practice is used to illustrate some potential advantages and disadvantages to patients and physicians of drug dispensing by physicians. Projections were based on the prescribing trends in the practice, the extent of patients' insurance reimbursement for prescriptions, the laws regarding dispensing, and the costs incurred when physicians purchase selected medications from a repackager or when patients procure them at a community pharmacy. Patients without insurance for prescriptions can potentially save money by purchasing medication at the physician's office but, in general, only if the physician's dispensing fee is minimal. Potential profits to physicians would be cut by an estimated 50% because of third-party enrollees choosing to have prescriptions filled at a pharmacy because of cost savings. Net profits are further reduced and may even be eliminated when the cost of physician and staff time to prepare, label, reorder, and maintain necessary records regarding dispensed medication are considered. Although it may be convenient for the patient to obtain initial supplies of medication at the time of an office visit, obtaining refills may be less convenient. The time and paperwork involved in dispensing by a physician cannot be considered as minimal interruptions in normal office procedure. The broad, attractive claims made in support of physician dispensing by physicians clearly overstate the benefits both to patients and to physicians. PMID:3405687

Andritz, M H; Rogan, M P

1988-09-01

326

Pediatric laparoscopy: Facts and factitious claims  

PubMed Central

Background: Pediatric laparoscopy (LS) is claimed to be superior to open surgery (OS). This review questions the scientific veracity of this assertion by systematic analysis of published evidences comparing LS versus OS in infants and children. Materials and Methods: Search of PubMed data base and the available literature on pediatric LS is analyzed. Results: One hundred and eight articles out of a total of 426 papers were studied in detail. Conclusions: High quality evidences indicate that LS is, at the best, as invasive as OS; and is at the worst, more invasive than conventional surgery. There are no high quality evidences to suggest that LS is minimally invasive, economically profitable and is associated with fewer complications than OS. Evidences are equally distributed for and against the benefits of LS regarding postoperative pain. Proof of cosmetic superiority of LS or otherwise is not available. The author concludes that pediatric laparoscopy, at the best, is simply comparable to laparotomy and its superiority over the latter could not be sustained on the basis of available scientific evidences. Benefits of laparoscopy appear to recede with younger age. Concerns are raised on the quick adoption, undue promotion and frequent misuse of laparoscopy in children.

Raveenthiran, V.

2010-01-01

327

Occupational skin diseases in Washington State, 1989 through 1993: using workers' compensation data to identify cutaneous hazards.  

PubMed Central

OBJECTIVES: This study sought to characterize occupational dermatoses and cutaneous hazards. METHODS: Workers' compensation claims filed for skin disease in the Washington State Fund were analyzed for 1989 through 1993; incidence rates for industries and employers were calculated, and cutaneous hazards associated with the highest rates were identified. RESULTS: A total of 7445 claims were filed for skin disorders, principally contact dermatitis; 675 (9.1%) involved more than 3 missed work-days. The rate of accepted skin disorder claims was 1.0 per 1000 full-time employee-years. The highest incidence rates (4.6 to 30.7 accepted claims per 1000 full-time employee-years) were in certain manufacturing industries (plastics related, concrete products, aircraft parts, sporting goods, and boat building), wholesale farm product raw materials, automotive glass replacement, and beauty shops. Seven of the 10 employers with the highest incidence rates (19.6 to 85.5 accepted claims per 1000 full-time employee-years) used fiber-reinforced plastics (composites) and exposed workers to epoxy and other resin systems associated with contact dermatitis. CONCLUSIONS: Workers' compensation data identify known and emerging workplace cutaneous hazards and show promise for targeting prevention efforts.

Kaufman, J D; Cohen, M A; Sama, S R; Shields, J W; Kalat, J

1998-01-01

328

Understanding the Federal Tort Claims Act: A Different Metaphor  

Microsoft Academic Search

When it enacted the Federal Tort Claims Act Congress waived the United States’ sovereign immunity for certain torts of the federal government. That waiver is subject to exclusions, exceptions, and limitations that may seem puzzling or counterintuitive. This essay explains the structure and operation of the Federal Tort Claims Act by comparing it to “a traversable bridge across the moat

Paul F. Figley

2009-01-01

329

Evaluating Claims of Inability to Pay from Corporations and Partnerships  

EPA Science Inventory

Since its development in 1986, EPA staff have used the ABEL computer model extensively to evaluate claims from defendants that they cannot afford to pay for compliance, clean-up and civil penalties. ABEL evaluates inability to pay claims from corporations and partnerships by lo...

330

27 CFR 25.283 - Claims for refund of tax.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... (9) A statement that the tax has been fully paid or determined...unmerchantable. Claims for refund of tax on beer lost, whether by...be returned to the market for consumption or sale; (4) Date of the...Claims for refund or credit of tax on beer voluntarily...

2010-04-01

331

28 CFR 801.2 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...may file a claim for money damages against CSOSA or PSA if you believe that a CSOSA or PSA employee has injured you or has damaged or...should submit the claim (whether against CSOSA or PSA) directly to the Office of the General...

2010-07-01

332

28 CFR 801.2 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...may file a claim for money damages against CSOSA or PSA if you believe that a CSOSA or PSA employee has injured you or has damaged or...should submit the claim (whether against CSOSA or PSA) directly to the Office of the General...

2009-07-01

333

Strategic Claim Games Corresponding to an NTU-Game.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The paper introduces a way to construct games Gamma(V) and (Gamma sup r)(V) in strategic form to a standard NTU-game V. In these so-called claim games the players are allowed to make claims on the coalition they want to participate in and the payoff they ...

P. E. M. Borm S. H. Tijs

1989-01-01

334

32 CFR Appendix D to Part 282 - Processing a Claim  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Processing a Claim D Appendix D to Part 282 National Defense Department of Defense...AND PROCESSING ADVANCE DECISION REQUESTS Pt. 282, App. D Appendix D to Part 282âProcessing a Claim (a)...

2013-07-01

335

Book Review: Problems of the German-American Claims Commission  

Microsoft Academic Search

This important analysis and commentary by the German judge of the Mixed Claims Commission, United States and Germany, upon the legal questions before that Commission is a work of permanent value. Under the economic and reparation clauses of the Treaty of Versailles, as adopted by the United States, the Commission passed upon the claims of American citizens against Germany arising

Edwin Borchard

1932-01-01

336

A REVIEW OF EFFICACY CLAIMS IN ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a recent article in this journal, Feinstein (2008) cited evidence that he claimed shows the efficacy of the emotional freedom technique and the Tapas acupressure technique, 2 energy psychology therapies. Further investigation into these claims reveals serious flaws in the methodology of the research cited by Feinstein. The small successes seen in these therapies are potentially attributable to well-known

DANNY L. McCASLIN

2009-01-01

337

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...new number and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the...

2009-07-01

338

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...new number and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the...

2010-07-01

339

"CLT Is Best for China"--An Untenable Absolutist Claim  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In his paper titled "The Need for Communicative Language Teaching in China," Xiaoqing Liao (2004) holds an absolutist view on the appropriacy of CLT for Chinese EFL classrooms, and claims that the methodology "is best for China." The absolutist claim is based on a problematic assumption of CLT's universal effectiveness/appropriacy, and ignores the…

Hu, Guangwei

2005-01-01

340

Avoiding False Claims of Child Sexual Abuse: Empty Promises.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Responds to previous article by Fincham, Beach, Moore, and Diener (this issue) on child sexual abuse. Focuses on importance of recognizing that attempts to reduce probability of false claims of child abuse would result in increasing probability of missing true claims of child abuse. Offers hypothesis-testing framework as useful heuristic for…

Pezdek, Kathy

1994-01-01

341

45 CFR 95.517 - Claims for Federal financial participation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...proposed plan or plan amendment, unless otherwise advised by the DCA. However, where a State has claimed costs based on a proposed...the plan or amendment as subsequently approved by the Director, DCA. The State may also continue to claim FFP under its...

2013-10-01

342

Facilitating Outcomes Research Using Claims Data. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The aims of the project were: to assure the continued availability of the longitudinal New England Medicare Claims database; to improve the methods for the management of claims data; and to apply these methods to exemplary research problems. The project d...

J. E. Wennberg

1993-01-01

343

12 CFR 1408.23 - Right to review of claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Right to review of claim. 1408.23 Section 1408.23 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES Administrative Offset § 1408.23 Right...

2013-01-01

344

32 CFR 536.124 - Settlement authority for maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...000 for COE claims or $50,000 for all others, Commander USARCS will be notified immediately, and be furnished a copy of the claim and a mirror file thereafter. See § 536.30 and AR 27-20, paragraph...

2013-07-01

345

33 CFR 211.22 - Real estate Claims Officers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Real estate Claims Officers. 211.22 ...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.22 Real...

2013-07-01

346

33 CFR 211.22 - Real estate Claims Officers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 2009-07-01 false Real estate Claims Officers. 211.22 ...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.22 Real...

2009-07-01

347

Theoretical Claims and Empirical Evidence in Maori Education Discourse  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Post-Marxist critical sociology of education has influenced the development of indigenous ("kaupapa") Maori educational theory and research. Its effects are examined in four claims made for Maori education by indigenous theorists. The claims are: indigenous kaupapa Maori education is a revolutionary initiative; it is a cultural solution to Maori…

Rata, Elizabeth

2012-01-01

348

Hazard rate for credit risk and hedging defaultable contingent claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

We provide a concise exposition of theoretical results that appear in modeling default time as a random time, we study in details the invariance martingale property and we establish a representation theorem which leads, in a complete market setting, to the hedging portfolio of a vulnerable claim. Our main result is that, to hedge a defaultable claim one has to

Christophette Blanchet-Scalliet; Monique Jeanblanc

2004-01-01

349

32 CFR 536.106 - Definitions for international agreements claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...owned by a governmental entity other than the armed services may be asserted. NATO SOFA, Article VIII, paragraph 1-4; Singapore SOFA, Article XVI, paragraph 2-3. (2) Third-party scope claims. Claims arising out of any acts or...

2013-07-01

350

Does a Claims Diagnosis of Autism Mean a True Case?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to validate autism spectrum disorder cases identified through claims-based case identification algorithms against a clinical review of medical charts. Charts were reviewed for 432 children who fell into one of the three following groups: (a) more than or equal to two claims with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis…

Burke, James P.; Jain, Anjali; Yang, Wenya; Kelly, Jonathan P.; Kaiser, Marygrace; Becker, Laura; Lawer, Lindsay; Newschaffer, Craig J.

2014-01-01

351

Consumer understanding of sugars claims on food and drink products  

PubMed Central

Consumer understanding of nutrition and health claims is a key aspect of current regulations in the European Union (EU). In view of this, qualitative and quantitative research techniques were used to investigate consumer awareness and understanding of product claims in the UK, focusing particularly on nutrition claims relating to sugars. Both research methods identified a good awareness of product claims. No added sugars claims were generally preferred to reduced sugars claims, and there was a general assumption that sweeteners and other ingredients would be added in place of sugars. However, there was little awareness of the level of sugar reduction and the associated calorie reduction in products when reduced sugars claims were made on pack. In focus groups, participants felt deceived if sugar reduction claims were being made without a significant reduction in calories. This was reinforced in the quantitative research which showed that respondents expected a similar and meaningful level of calorie reduction to the level of sugar reduction. The research also identified consumer confusion around the calorie content of different nutrients, including over-estimation of the calorie content of sugars. This is crucial to consumers' expectations as they clearly link sugar to calories and therefore expect a reduction in sugar content to deliver a reduction in calorie content.

Patterson, N J; Sadler, M J; Cooper, J M

2012-01-01

352

45 CFR 504.3 - Official claim forms.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED...United States Held as Prisoner of War in Vietnam; for Persons Assigned to Duty on...Internment in Southeast Asia During the Vietnam Conflict and, in Case of Death...

2013-10-01

353

Planning for claims: an ethnography of industry culture  

Microsoft Academic Search

Claims by contractors for additional payments have been identified by commentators as a major source of difficulty in the industry. Ethnographic research with industry members reveals some key features of planning practices that underlie such events. Claims are sometimes planned at tender stage and sometimes during the course of a project. One practice at tender stage is a pricing technique

John Rooke; David Seymour; Richard Fellows

2004-01-01

354

People with Easier to Pronounce Names Promote Truthiness of Claims  

PubMed Central

When people make judgments about the truth of a claim, related but nonprobative information rapidly leads them to believe the claim–an effect called “truthiness” [1]. Would the pronounceability of others’ names also influence the truthiness of claims attributed to them? We replicated previous work by asking subjects to evaluate people’s names on a positive dimension, and extended that work by asking subjects to rate those names on negative dimensions. Then we addressed a novel theoretical issue by asking subjects to read that same list of names, and judge the truth of claims attributed to them. Across all experiments, easily pronounced names trumped difficult names. Moreover, the effect of pronounceability produced truthiness for claims attributed to those names. Our findings are a new instantiation of truthiness, and extend research on the truth effect as well as persuasion by showing that subjective, tangential properties such as ease of processing can matter when people evaluate information attributed to a source.

Newman, Eryn J.; Sanson, Mevagh; Miller, Emily K.; Quigley-McBride, Adele; Foster, Jeffrey L.; Bernstein, Daniel M.; Garry, Maryanne

2014-01-01

355

People with easier to pronounce names promote truthiness of claims.  

PubMed

When people make judgments about the truth of a claim, related but nonprobative information rapidly leads them to believe the claim--an effect called "truthiness". Would the pronounceability of others' names also influence the truthiness of claims attributed to them? We replicated previous work by asking subjects to evaluate people's names on a positive dimension, and extended that work by asking subjects to rate those names on negative dimensions. Then we addressed a novel theoretical issue by asking subjects to read that same list of names, and judge the truth of claims attributed to them. Across all experiments, easily pronounced names trumped difficult names. Moreover, the effect of pronounceability produced truthiness for claims attributed to those names. Our findings are a new instantiation of truthiness, and extend research on the truth effect as well as persuasion by showing that subjective, tangential properties such as ease of processing can matter when people evaluate information attributed to a source. PMID:24586368

Newman, Eryn J; Sanson, Mevagh; Miller, Emily K; Quigley-McBride, Adele; Foster, Jeffrey L; Bernstein, Daniel M; Garry, Maryanne

2014-01-01

356

Chronic pain, compensation and clinical knowledge  

Microsoft Academic Search

The nosological status of the putative clinical entity of compensation neurosis and the relationship of chronic pain complaints to compensation are explored. It is concluded that, using the traditional criteria of diagnostic validity, there is no support for the view that a specific type of psychiatric disorder related to compensation or litigation can be demonstrated. Although it has been generally

George Mendelson

1991-01-01

357

Dynamic Voltage Compensator: Transformationless control perspective  

Microsoft Academic Search

The impact of voltage quality on the operation of sensitive equipment is very critical. Dynamic Voltage Compensator (DVC) is the prime solution to mitigate the voltage quality problems. This paper investigates the compensation performance of a DVC connected to a distribution system, equipped with a simple control based on in-phase compensation and without using any transformations for reference generation. The

S. Srinath; Chandan Kumar; M. P. Selvan

2011-01-01

358

Dynamic and unbalance voltage compensation using STATCOM  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper investigates reactive power compensation strategies to mitigate voltage quality problem in power system such as flicker, sag, swell and unbalance. We choose to utilize STATCOM (Synchronous static compensator), which encompasses advantages including, but not limit to, rapid response time and the ability to provide reactive power at low voltage, and to provide voltage compensation. Based on the operation

Shu-Jen Steven Tsai; Yun Chang

2008-01-01

359

Open-Loop Analysis of Cascode Compensation  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents a new open-loop analysis for cascode compensation scheme which is often used in high speed two-stage CMOS operational amplifiers (opamps). In the proposed analysis, the effect of zeros in the transfer function is also considered. Analytical approaches in this paper show that cascode compensation is more power efficient than conventional Miller compensation especially for large capacitive loads.

Hamed Aminzadeh; Reza Lotfi

2006-01-01

360

Causal compensated perturbations in cosmology  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A theoretical framework is developed to calculate linear perturbations in the gravitational and matter fields which arise causally in response to the presence of stiff matter sources in a FRW cosmology. It is shown that, in order to satisfy energy and momentum conservation, the gravitational fields of the source must be compensated by perturbations in the matter and gravitational fields, and the role of such compensation in containing the initial inhomogeneities in their subsequent evolution is discussed. A complete formal solution is derived in terms of Green functions for the perturbations produced by an arbitrary source in a flat universe containing cold dark matter. Approximate Green function solutions are derived for the late-time density perturbations and late-time gravitational waves in a universe containing a radiation fluid. A cosmological energy-momentum pseudotensor is defined to clarify the nature of energy and momentum conservation in the expanding universe.

Veeraraghavan, Shoba; Stebbins, Albert

1990-01-01

361

Compensated High Temperature Strain Gage  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A device for measuring strain in substrates at high temperatures in which the thermally induced apparent strain is nulled is described. Two gages are used, one active gage and one compensating gage. Both gages are placed on the substrate to be gaged; the active gage is attached such that it responds to mechanical and thermally induced apparent strain while the compensating gage is attached such that it does not respond to mechanical strain and and measures only thermally induced apparent strain. A thermal blanket is placed over the two gages to maintain the gages at the same temperature. The two gages are wired as adjacent arms of a wheatstone bridge which nulls the thermally induced apparent strain giving a true reading of the mechanical strain in the substrate.

1994-01-01

362

Environmental Issues in the Land Claims: One of a Series of Articles on the Native Land Claims.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As one in a series of eight articles written by different professionals concerned with Alaska Native land claims, this article focuses on the debate of environmental issues prior to passage of the Alaska Land Claims Settlement Act. Designed to stimulate careful political/historical reading and discussion at an advanced secondary or adult level,…

Martin, Guy

363

Compensation Techniques in Accelerator Physics  

SciTech Connect

Accelerator physics is one of the most diverse multidisciplinary fields of physics, wherein the dynamics of particle beams is studied. It takes more than the understanding of basic electromagnetic interactions to be able to predict the beam dynamics, and to be able to develop new techniques to produce, maintain, and deliver high quality beams for different applications. In this work, some basic theory regarding particle beam dynamics in accelerators will be presented. This basic theory, along with applying state of the art techniques in beam dynamics will be used in this dissertation to study and solve accelerator physics problems. Two problems involving compensation are studied in the context of the MEIC (Medium Energy Electron Ion Collider) project at Jefferson Laboratory. Several chromaticity (the energy dependence of the particle tune) compensation methods are evaluated numerically and deployed in a figure eight ring designed for the electrons in the collider. Furthermore, transverse coupling optics have been developed to compensate the coupling introduced by the spin rotators in the MEIC electron ring design.

Hisham Kamal Sayed

2011-05-31

364

28 CFR 301.318 - Civilian compensation laws distinguished.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...JUSTICE INMATE ACCIDENT COMPENSATION Compensation for Work-Related Physical Impairment... The Inmate Accident Compensation...provisions of the Inmate Accident Compensation...have sustained work-related injuries,...

2010-07-01

365

28 CFR 301.318 - Civilian compensation laws distinguished.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...JUSTICE INMATE ACCIDENT COMPENSATION Compensation for Work-Related Physical Impairment... The Inmate Accident Compensation...provisions of the Inmate Accident Compensation...have sustained work-related injuries,...

2009-07-01

366

Estimating Anesthesia Time Using the Medicare Claim: A Validation Study  

PubMed Central

Introduction Procedure length is a fundamental variable associated with quality of care, though seldom studied on a large scale. We sought to estimate procedure length through information obtained in the anesthesia claim submitted to Medicare to validate this method for future studies. Methods The Obesity and Surgical Outcomes Study enlisted 47 hospitals located across New York, Texas and Illinois to study patients undergoing hip, knee, colon and thoracotomy procedures. 15,914 charts were abstracted to determine body mass index and initial patient physiology. Included in this abstraction were induction, cut, close and recovery room times. This chart information was merged to Medicare claims which included anesthesia Part B billing information. Correlations between chart times and claim times were analyzed, models developed, and median absolute differences in minutes calculated. Results Of the 15,914 eligible patients, there were 14,369 where both chart and claim times were available for analysis. In these 14,369, the Spearman correlation between chart and claim time was 0.94 (95% CI 0.94, 0.95) and the median absolute difference between chart and claim time was only 5 minutes (95% CI: 5.0, 5.5). The anesthesia claim can also be used to estimate surgical procedure length, with only a modest increase in error. Conclusion The anesthesia bill found in Medicare claims provides an excellent source of information for studying operative time on a vast scale throughout the United States. However, errors in both chart abstraction and anesthesia claims can occur. Care must be taken in the handling of outliers in this data.

Silber, Jeffrey H.; Rosenbaum, Paul R.; Even-Shoshan, Orit; Mi, Lanyu; Kyle, Fabienne; Teng, Yun; Bratzler, Dale W.; Fleisher, Lee A.

2012-01-01

367

A new method to compensate for bias in magnetotellurics  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Error estimates from statistical regression analysis are often obviously too small, leading to doubts about the given equations, the statistical method itself and finally, with resignation, to the conclusion that mathematical equations and reality never agree. However, for magnetotelluric data we have found an almost perfect fit between observed scattering and predicted confidence limits of regression coefficients after accounting for a systematic error-the bias. Different methods to compensate for bias in magnetotelluric impedance estimation have been described using additional data from a reference station. However, sufficiently accurate reference data are often not available. A new method has been developed that enables bias compensation without additional data. For the new method we derive a linear relationship between the effect of bias and an expression depending on the data fit. From this we extrapolate the solution for the unbiased impedance. The new method assumes a special model of uncorrelated noise as well as an approximation for the structure of the impedance tensor. From each pair of components of the unrotated impedance tensor corresponding to the same output channel, one of the pair can be compensated if its magnitude is large compared to that of the other. The method has been successfully applied in many cases. We claim that the solution is closer to the true impedance than any solution based on the selection of events. It gives a measure of the partitioning of noise between the electric and magnetic channels. We applied the method to measurements from the North Anatolian Fault Zone (Turkey) and from the Merapi volcano (Central Java) in the period range 10-2500s. Different instrumentation was used for the two sets of measurements, but in both cases we used fluxgate magnetometers to measure the magnetic variations.

Müller, A.

2000-07-01

368

Track covariance consistency compensation performance  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The primary components of a target track are the estimated state vector and its error variance-covariance matrix (or simply the covariance). The estimated state indicates the location and motion of the target. The track covariance is intended to indicate the uncertainty or inaccuracy of the target state estimate. The covariance is computed by the track processor and may or may not realistically indicate the inaccuracy of the state estimate. Covariance Consistency is the property that a computed variance-covariance matrix realistically represents the covariance of the actual errors of the estimate. The computed covariance of the state estimation error is used in the computations of the data association processing function and the estimation filter; consequently, degraded track consistency might cause misassociations (correlation errors) and degraded filter processing that can degrade track performance. The computed covariance of the state estimation error is also used by downstream functions, such as the network-level resource management functions, to indicate the accuracy of the target state estimate. Hence, degraded track consistency can mislead those functions and the war fighter about the accuracy of each target track. In the development of target trackers, far more attention has been given to improving the accuracy of the estimated target state than in improving the track covariance consistency. This paper addresses covariance compensation to reduce the degradation of consistency due to potential misassociations in measurement fusion using single-frame data association. The compensation approach used is also applicable to other fusion approaches and to tracking with data from a single sensor. This paper also shows how this compensation approach can be applied to a wide variety of data association algorithms.

Drummond, Oliver E.; Dana-Bashian, David

2009-08-01

369

Compensation issues tough to navigate  

SciTech Connect

Monthly economic diversity column for the Tri-City Herald - excerpt pasted below: Most industries out there are feeling the shift to a more educated, thus more empowered consumer. The legal field is no exception, which is why it's no surprise that lawsuits are on the rise. Today's society is one in which people are more aware than ever of their rights, and often equally convinced of their entitlements in a number of areas. For business owners, employees represent a major source of potential lawsuits. And compensation is an area of particular concern given that many complaints against employers revolve around it in some way.

Madison, Alison L.

2012-02-12

370

Dispersion compensation for atom interferometry.  

PubMed

A new technique for maintaining high contrast in an atom interferometer is used to measure large de Broglie wave phase shifts. Dependence of an interaction induced phase on the atoms' velocity is compensated by applying an engineered counterphase. The counterphase is equivalent to a rotation, is precisely determined by a frequency, and can be used to measure phase shifts due to interactions of unknown strength. Phase shifts of 150 rad (5 times larger than previously possible) have now been measured in an atom beam interferometer, and we suggest that this technique can enable comparisons of atomic polarizability with precision of one part in 10,000. PMID:14995223

Roberts, Tony D; Cronin, Alexander D; Tiberg, Martin V; Pritchard, David E

2004-02-13

371

Charge amplifier with bias compensation  

DOEpatents

An ion beam uniformity monitor for very low beam currents using a high-sensitivity charge amplifier with bias compensation. The ion beam monitor is used to assess the uniformity of a raster-scanned ion beam, such as used in an ion implanter, and utilizes four Faraday cups placed in the geometric corners of the target area. Current from each cup is integrated with respect to time, thus measuring accumulated dose, or charge, in Coulombs. By comparing the dose at each corner, a qualitative assessment of ion beam uniformity is made possible. With knowledge of the relative area of the Faraday cups, the ion flux and areal dose can also be obtained.

Johnson, Gary W. (Livermore, CA)

2002-01-01

372

Huygens lens for angle compensation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Plasmonic lenses are based on complex combinations of nanoscale high aspect ratio slits. We show that their design can be greatly simplified, keeping similar performance while releasing technological constraints. The simplified system, called Huygens lens, consists in a central aperture surrounded by several identical single mode slits in a thin gold layer that does not rely anymore on surface plasmons. The focusing behaviour with respect to the position and number of slits is investigated, and we demonstrate the interest of this design to get compact array of lenses which are able to compensate the angle of incidence of the incoming wave.

Lévesque, Quentin; Bouchon, Patrick; Pardo, Fabrice; Pelouard, Jean-Luc; Haïdar, Riad

2014-03-01

373

Compensation for the damages arising from oil spill incidents: Legislation infrastructure and characteristics of the Chinese regime  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, the current Chinese regime focusing on the compensation for the environmental damages arising from the seaborne oil spill pollution was introduced, with respect to legislation infrastructure and characteristics. By now, a two-tier compensation regime, consisting of a liability scheme and a fund scheme, has already been established in China through referring to the international conventions and other states' regimes. Although its essential parts were almost identical to those of international conventions, several significant differences exist, including the norms about liability exemption and the third party liability, the fund collection and usage, as well as the amount of the levied contribution and the Special Drawing Right ceiling. With the broadens of the environmental liabilities, the longstanding issues of environmental losses arising from oil pollution have been increasingly involved in intense debates since the international conventions and some states' legislation covered them into the claim scope. A Chinese technical guideline dealing exclusively with the environmental losses was presented in detail; moreover, the differences between this guideline with the US approach were compared with respect to the compensation goals, the calculation methodologies and the compensation pathways. In the past decades, the Chinese authority has successfully settled down some famous major oil spill incidents in courts under its domestic legislation and local regulations, but the arguments on these litigations kept heated, which prompted some eco-economical experts to resolve several issues urgently, such as the compensation scope, the compulsory claim procedures, and the assessment methods of ecological compensation. Hence, some continuous efforts should be taken to explore these solutions, which are truly helpful to satisfy the requirements of the full compensation for the oil pollution damage and the marine environment protection.

Zhang, Peng; Sun, Ruijun; Ge, Linke; Wang, Zhen; Chen, Hong; Yao, Ziwei

2014-03-01

374

27 CFR 25.283 - Claims for refund of tax.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

27 Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms 1 2013-04-01...Section 25.283 Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO...or Adjustment of Tax or Relief From Liability § 25.283 Claims for refund...

2013-04-01

375

22 CFR 231.12 - Prosecution of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Prosecution of claims. 231.12 Section 231.12 Foreign Relations AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT LOAN GUARANTEES ISSUED UNDER THE EMERGENCY WARTIME SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2003, PUBLIC LAW...

2013-04-01

376

7 CFR 220.14 - Claims against school food authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2014-01-01 false Claims against school food authorities. 220.14 Section...Agriculture (Continued) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM § 220.14...

2014-01-01

377

Stimulant Dosing for Children with ADHD: A Medical Claims Analysis  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Analysis of the claims data for patients aged six to 12 years who are being treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder shows that dosing in the community treatment of ADHD tends to be lower than those used in clinical trials.

Olfson, Mark; Marcus, Steven; Wan, George

2009-01-01

378

Audit of Veterans Benefits Administration's Control of Veterans' Claims Folders.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted this audit to evaluate the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) control of veterans claims folders. The objective for the audit was to determine if VBA had adequate procedures in place to effectively loc...

2009-01-01

379

7 CFR 220.14 - Claims against school food authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-01-01 false Claims against school food authorities. 220.14 Section...Agriculture (Continued) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM § 220.14...

2010-01-01

380

7 CFR 220.14 - Claims against school food authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-01-01 false Claims against school food authorities. 220.14 Section...Agriculture (Continued) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM § 220.14...

2009-01-01

381

21 CFR 101.14 - Health claims: general requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...substance, and the disease or health-related condition (e.g., “See attached pamphlet for information about calcium and osteoporosis”), with the entire claim appearing elsewhere on the other labeling, Provided that, where any graphic material...

2011-04-01

382

21 CFR 101.14 - Health claims: general requirements.  

...substance, and the disease or health-related condition (e.g., “See attached pamphlet for information about calcium and osteoporosis”), with the entire claim appearing elsewhere on the other labeling, Provided that, where any graphic material...

2014-04-01

383

21 CFR 101.14 - Health claims: general requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...substance, and the disease or health-related condition (e.g., “See attached pamphlet for information about calcium and osteoporosis”), with the entire claim appearing elsewhere on the other labeling, Provided that, where any graphic material...

2012-04-01

384

32 CFR 751.7 - Claims not payable.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...for assistance in filing their inconvenience claims against the commercial carriers. (g) Items of speculative value. Theses, manuscripts, unsold paintings, or a similar creative or artistic work done by the claimant, friend, or a relative...

2011-07-01

385

24 CFR 201.54 - Insurance claim procedure.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...law requires their retention by the lender or a governmental body such as a court. As appropriate, the claim application shall...deed of trust, conditional sales contract, chattel mortgage, mechanic's lien, or any security, in making an insurance...

2013-04-01

386

48 CFR 6101.52 - Small claims procedure [Rule 52].  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Acquisition Regulations System 7 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Small claims procedure [Rule 52]. 6101.52 Section 6101.52 Federal Acquisition Regulations System CIVILIAN BOARD OF CONTRACT APPEALS, GENERAL SERVICES...

2010-10-01

387

22 CFR 232.12 - Prosecution of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Prosecution of claims. 232.12 Section 232.12 Foreign Relations AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT REPUBLIC OF TUNISIA LOAN GUARANTEES ISSUED UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT,...

2013-04-01

388

Study of Medical Malpractice Claims Closed in 1970.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report presents an analysis of data collected from a 20 percent sample of the medical malpractice insurance claim files closed in 1970. Analysis included descriptions of the malpractice incidents, population of claimants and injuries, population of in...

1973-01-01

389

9 CFR 50.22 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.22 Claims not allowed. The Department will not...

2009-01-01

390

76 FR 66758 - Remedies for Small Copyright Claims  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...current legal system hinders or prevents copyright owners from pursuing copyright infringement claims that have a relatively small economic...2011, the median cost for litigating a copyright infringement lawsuit with less than $1 million...

2011-10-27

391

77 FR 51068 - Remedies for Small Copyright Claims: Additional Comments  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...copyright owners from pursuing copyright infringement claims that have a relatively...federal district court for copyright infringement be permitted to transfer...Amendment right to have a copyright infringement case tried to a jury,...

2012-08-23

392

25 CFR 226.20 - Settlement of damages claimed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ENERGY AND MINERALS LEASING OF OSAGE RESERVATION LANDS FOR OIL AND GAS MINING Operations § 226.20 Settlement of damages claimed. (a) Lessee or his authorized representative or...

2011-04-01

393

39 CFR 912.5 - Administrative claim; when presented.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...presented. 912.5 Section 912.5 Postal Service UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE PROCEDURES PROCEDURES TO ADJUDICATE...Coordinator, the National Tort Center, or online at usa.gov (select Government forms). (b) A claim...

2013-07-01

394

38 CFR 17.140 - Authority to adjudicate reimbursement claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...medical installation having responsibility for the fee basis program in the region or territory (including the Republic of the Philippines) served by such medical installation shall adjudicate all claims for the payment or reimbursement of the expenses of...

2013-07-01

395

Minimizing travel claims cost with minimal-spanning tree model  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Travel demand necessitates a big expenditure in spending, as has been proven by the National Audit Department (NAD). Every year the auditing process is carried out throughout the country involving official travel claims. This study focuses on the use of the Spanning Tree model to determine the shortest path to minimize the cost of the NAD's official travel claims. The objective is to study the possibility of running a network based in the Kluang District Health Office to eight Rural Clinics in Johor state using the Spanning Tree model applications for optimizing travelling distances and make recommendations to the senior management of the Audit Department to analyze travelling details before an audit is conducted. Result of this study reveals that there were claims of savings of up to 47.4% of the original claims, over the course of the travel distance.

Jamalluddin, Mohd Helmi; Jaafar, Mohd Azrul; Amran, Mohd Iskandar; Ainul, Mohd Sharizal; Hamid, Aqmar; Mansor, Zafirah Mohd; Nopiah, Zulkifli Mohd

2014-06-01

396

40 CFR 350.11 - Review of claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

40 Protection of Environment 27...Section 350.11 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED...RIGHT-TO-KNOW PROGRAMS TRADE SECRECY CLAIMS FOR...INFORMATION: AND TRADE SECRET DISCLOSURES TO...

2010-07-01

397

43 CFR 3585.4-3 - Relinquishment of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Continued) BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000) SPECIAL LEASING AREAS White Mountains National Recreation Area, Alaska § 3585.4-3 Relinquishment of claims. Prior to the issuance of a...

2013-10-01

398

[Surgical procedures involved in claims for alleged defects in praxis].  

PubMed

Medical professional liability and adverse events in health care are major concerns worldwide and the analysis of claims for alleged defects in praxis is a potential source of knowledge. High rates of adverse events and complaints have been reported in surgical procedures. This article analyzes the claims registered by the Council of Medical Colleges in Catalonia between 1986 and 2012, and explores surgical procedures claimed (ICD- 9-CM coding), as well as the final outcome of the claim. Among the 5,419 records identified on surgical procedures, the interventions of the musculoskeletal system and skin and integument showed the highest frequencies. Interventions related to "non-curative" medicine should be emphasized because of their higher rates of economical agreement or condemnation outcomes, which were significantly higher for mastopexia. The results underscore the importance of the surgical area in medical professional liability and the high risk of payouts among those procedures belonging to the so-called "non-curative" medicine. PMID:24913754

Arimany-Manso, Josep; Benet-Travé, J; Bruguera-Cortada, M; Torné-Escasany, R; Klamburg-Pujol, J; Gómez-Durán, Esperanza L

2014-03-01

399

42 CFR 424.32 - Basic requirements for all claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...limits specified in § 424.44. (5) All Part B claims for services furnished to SNF residents (whether filed by the SNF or by another entity) must include the SNF's Medicare provider number and appropriate HCPCS coding. (b) The...

2010-10-01

400

42 CFR 424.32 - Basic requirements for all claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...limits specified in § 424.44. (5) All Part B claims for services furnished to SNF residents (whether filed by the SNF or by another entity) must include the SNF's Medicare provider number and appropriate HCPCS coding. (b) The...

2012-10-01

401

42 CFR 424.32 - Basic requirements for all claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...limits specified in § 424.44. (5) All Part B claims for services furnished to SNF residents (whether filed by the SNF or by another entity) must include the SNF's Medicare provider number and appropriate HCPCS coding. (b) The...

2011-10-01

402

78 FR 18365 - Commencement of Iraq Claims Adjudication Program  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...in this instance, would include unlawful detention by Iraq that resulted in an inability to leave Iraq or Kuwait after Iraq invaded Kuwait on August 2, 1990. \\3\\ The payment already received by the claimant under the Claims Settlement...

2013-03-26

403

Review of Transition to a Paperless Claims Processing Environment.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

In response to a May 2012 House Appropriations Committee requirement, we conducted this review to determine whether VA has performed sufficient VBMS testing and assessed whether VA is positioned to meet its goal of eliminating the disability claims backlo...

2013-01-01

404

17 CFR 300.502 - Claim for securities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 3 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Claim for securities. 300.502 Section 300.502 Commodity and Securities Exchanges SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CONTINUED) Schedule A...

2013-04-01

405

40 CFR 725.80 - General provisions for confidentiality claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...REQUIREMENTS AND REVIEW PROCESSES FOR MICROORGANISMS Confidentiality and Public Access...confidentiality for portions of the specific microorganism identity must provide the information...claim of confidentiality for a use of a microorganism must provide the information as...

2013-07-01

406

42 CFR 414.425 - Claims for damages.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Competitive Bidding for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) § 414.425 Claims...that was awarded a contract for the Round 1 Durable Medical Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding...

2013-10-01

407

42 CFR 414.425 - Claims for damages.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Competitive Bidding for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) § 414.425 Claims...that was awarded a contract for the Round 1 Durable Medical Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding...

2010-10-01

408

32 CFR 537.19 - Demands arising from maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...notice of intention to issue a demand letter, as well as copies of...limitation of settlement authority, demands for admiralty claims and civil...Counsel offices. (c) Where, in response to any demand, a respondent denies...

2013-07-01

409

43 CFR 3861.1 - Surveys of mining claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

43 Public Lands: Interior 2 2013-10-01...2013-10-01 false Surveys of mining claims. ...Section 3861.1 Public Lands: Interior Regulations...Continued) BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT...PATENT APPLICATIONS Surveys and Plats §...

2013-10-01

410

19 CFR 148.116 - Claim for refund.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...TREASURY (CONTINUED) PERSONAL DECLARATIONS AND EXEMPTIONS Unaccompanied Shipments From American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States § 148.116 Claim for refund....

2010-04-01

411

Claim and Adjustment Letters: Theory Versus Practice and Legal Implications.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Addresses the reasons companies respond to consumer complaints, analyzes 35 business letters responding to complaints and the ways in which the letters deviate from textbook recommendations, and examines legal theories applicable to claim adjustment letters. (JC)

Aalberts, Roberts J.; Krajewski, Lorraine A.

1987-01-01

412

14 CFR 1261.414 - Compromise of claims.  

...National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) § 1261.414 Compromise of claims. (a) Designated NASA officials (see §§ 1261.402...solely with the Department of Justice. NASA should evaluate the offer, using the...

2014-01-01

413

9 CFR 53.10 - Claims not allowed.  

...eradication of such disease. (e) The Department will not allow claims arising out of the destruction of fish due to infectious salmon anemia (ISA) unless the claimants have agreed in writing to participate fully in the cooperative ISA control program...

2014-01-01

414

19 CFR 10.561 - Corrected claim or supporting statement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...HOMELAND SECURITY; DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ARTICLES CONDITIONALLY FREE, SUBJECT TO A REDUCED RATE, ETC. United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Penalties § 10.561 Corrected claim or supporting statement. An importer who makes a...

2013-04-01

415

42 CFR 433.139 - Payment of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS STATE...paragraph (f) of this section ifâ (i) The claim is prenatal care for pregnant women, or preventive pediatric...

2013-10-01

416

12 CFR 1263.29 - Disposition of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

12 Banks and Banking 9 2012-01-01 2012-01-01...Disposition of claims. 1263.29 Section 1263.29 Banks and Banking FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS MEMBERS OF THE BANKS Orderly Liquidation...

2012-01-01

417

9 CFR 50.22 - Claims not allowed.  

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.22 Claims not allowed. The Department will...

2014-01-01

418

9 CFR 50.22 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.22 Claims not allowed. The Department will...

2011-01-01

419

9 CFR 50.22 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.22 Claims not allowed. The Department will...

2010-01-01

420

9 CFR 50.22 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.22 Claims not allowed. The Department will...

2012-01-01

421

Accuracy of syndrome definitions based on diagnoses in physician claims  

PubMed Central

Background Community clinics offer potential for timelier outbreak detection and monitoring than emergency departments. However, the accuracy of syndrome definitions used in surveillance has never been evaluated in community settings. This study's objective was to assess the accuracy of syndrome definitions based on diagnostic codes in physician claims for identifying 5 syndromes (fever, gastrointestinal, neurological, rash, and respiratory including influenza-like illness) in community clinics. Methods We selected a random sample of 3,600 community-based primary care physicians who practiced in the fee-for-service system in the province of Quebec, Canada in 2005-2007. We randomly selected 10 visits per physician from their claims, stratifying on syndrome type and presence, diagnosis, and month. Double-blinded chart reviews were conducted by telephone with consenting physicians to obtain information on patient diagnoses for each sampled visit. The sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value (PPV) of physician claims were estimated by comparison to chart review. Results 1,098 (30.5%) physicians completed the chart review. A chart entry on the date of the corresponding claim was found for 10,529 (95.9%) visits. The sensitivity of syndrome definitions based on diagnostic codes in physician claims was low, ranging from 0.11 (fever) to 0.44 (respiratory), the specificity was high, and the PPV was moderate to high, ranging from 0.59 (fever) to 0.85 (respiratory). We found that rarely used diagnostic codes had a higher probability of being false-positives, and that more commonly used diagnostic codes had a higher PPV. Conclusions Future research should identify physician, patient, and encounter characteristics associated with the accuracy of diagnostic codes in physician claims. This would enable public health to improve syndromic surveillance, either by focusing on physician claims whose diagnostic code is more likely to be accurate, or by using all physician claims and weighing each according to the likelihood that its diagnostic code is accurate.

2011-01-01

422

Health claims in the labelling and marketing of food products:  

PubMed Central

Since 1990 certain health claims in the labelling and marketing of food products have been allowed in Sweden within the food sector's Code of Practice. The rules were developed in close dialogue with the authorities. The legal basis was a decision by the authorities not to apply the medicinal products’ legislation to “foods normally found on the dinner table” provided the rules defined in the Code were followed. The Code of Practice lists nine well-established diet–health relationships eligible for generic disease risk reduction claims in two steps and general rules regarding nutrient function claims. Since 2001, there has also been the possibility for using “product-specific physiological claims (PFP)”, subject to premarketing evaluation of the scientific dossier supporting the claim. The scientific documentation has been approved for 10 products with PFP, and another 15 products have been found to fulfil the Code's criteria for “low glycaemic index”. In the third edition of the Code, active since 2004, conditions in terms of nutritional composition were set, i.e. “nutrient profiles”, with a general reference to the Swedish National Food Administration's regulation on the use of a particular symbol, i.e. the keyhole symbol. Applying the Swedish Code of practice has provided experience useful in the implementation of the European Regulation on nutrition and health claims made on foods, effective from 2007.

Asp, Nils-Georg; Bryngelsson, Susanne

2007-01-01

423

Compensation for occupational skin diseases.  

PubMed

The Korean list of occupational skin diseases was amended in July 2013. The past list was constructed according to the causative agent and the target organ, and the items of that list had not been reviewed for a long period. The revised list was reconstructed to include diseases classified by the International Classification of Diseases (10th version). Therefore, the items of compensable occupational skin diseases in the amended list in Korea comprise contact dermatitis; chemical burns; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; tar-related skin diseases; infectious skin diseases; skin injury-induced cellulitis; and skin conditions resulting from physical factors such as heat, cold, sun exposure, and ionized radiation. This list will be more practical and convenient for physicians and workers because it follows a disease-based approach. The revised list is in accordance with the International Labor Organization list and is refined according to Korean worker's compensation and the actual occurrence of occupational skin diseases. However, this revised list does not perfectly reflect the actual status of skin diseases because of the few cases of occupational skin diseases, incomplete statistics of skin diseases, and insufficient scientific evidence. Thus, the list of occupational diseases should be modified periodically on the basis of recent evidence and statistics. PMID:25006325

Song, Han-Soo; Ryou, Hyun-Chul

2014-06-01

424

28 CFR 79.52 - Criteria for eligibility for claims by uranium millers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...for eligibility for claims by uranium millers. 79.52 Section 79.52 Judicial...Eligibility Criteria for Claims by Uranium Millers § 79.52 Criteria for eligibility for claims by uranium millers. To establish eligibility for...

2010-07-01

425

28 CFR 79.52 - Criteria for eligibility for claims by uranium millers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...for eligibility for claims by uranium millers. 79.52 Section 79.52 Judicial...Eligibility Criteria for Claims by Uranium Millers § 79.52 Criteria for eligibility for claims by uranium millers. To establish eligibility for...

2009-07-01

426

9 CFR 317.360 - Nutrient content claims for calorie content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false Nutrient content claims for calorie content. 317.360 Section 317...360 Nutrient content claims for calorie content. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a product...

2009-01-01

427

21 CFR 101.60 - Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. 101.60 Section... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a food may...

2010-04-01

428

21 CFR 101.60 - Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. 101.60 Section... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a food may...

2013-04-01

429

21 CFR 101.60 - Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. 101.60 Section... Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a food may...

2009-04-01

430

9 CFR 317.360 - Nutrient content claims for calorie content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false Nutrient content claims for calorie content. 317.360 Section 317...360 Nutrient content claims for calorie content. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a product...

2010-01-01

431

9 CFR 381.460 - Nutrient content claims for calorie content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false Nutrient content claims for calorie content. 381.460 Section 381...460 Nutrient content claims for calorie content. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a product...

2010-01-01

432

9 CFR 381.460 - Nutrient content claims for calorie content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false Nutrient content claims for calorie content. 381.460 Section 381...460 Nutrient content claims for calorie content. (a) General requirements. A claim about the calorie or sugar content of a product...

2009-01-01

433

43 CFR 2625.2 - Applications in conflict with swamp-land claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Applications in conflict with swamp-land claims. 2625...Grants § 2625.2 Applications in conflict with swamp-land claims. Applications adverse to the State, in conflict with swamp-land claims, will...

2013-10-01

434

39 CFR 955.13 - Optional Small Claims (Expedited) and Accelerated Procedures.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Claims (Expedited) and Accelerated Procedures. 955.13 Section 955.13 Postal...Service UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE PROCEDURES RULES OF PRACTICE BEFORE THE POSTAL...Claims (Expedited) and Accelerated Procedures. (a) The Small Claims...

2013-07-01

435

12 CFR 1237.8 - Alternate procedures for determination of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 2012-01-01 false Alternate procedures for determination of claims. 1237...RECEIVERSHIP Claims § 1237.8 Alternate procedures for determination of claims...establish alternative dispute resolution procedures for this...

2012-01-01

436

32 CFR 1645.2 - The claim for minister of religion classification.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false The claim for minister of religion classification. 1645.2 Section 1645...SYSTEM CLASSIFICATION OF MINISTERS OF RELIGION § 1645.2 The claim for minister of religion classification. A claim to...

2013-07-01

437

76 FR 6846 - Proposed Information Collection (Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Information Collection (Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney) Activity...determine applicants' eligibility for accreditation as claims agents and attorneys with...technology. Titles: a. Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney,...

2011-02-08

438

3 CFR 13477 - Executive Order 13477 of October 31, 2008. Settlement of Claims Against Libya  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...31, 2008. Settlement of Claims Against Libya 13477 Order 13477 Presidential Documents...EO 13477 Settlement of Claims Against Libya By the authority vested in me as...between the United States of America and Libya (Claims Settlement Agreement),...

2009-01-01

439

32 CFR 1645.2 - The claim for minister of religion classification.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 false The claim for minister of religion classification. 1645.2 Section 1645...SYSTEM CLASSIFICATION OF MINISTERS OF RELIGION § 1645.2 The claim for minister of religion classification. A claim to...

2010-07-01

440

9 CFR 381.461 - Nutrient content claims for the sodium content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. 381.461 Section 381...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. (a) General requirements...accordance with § 381.409. (b) Sodium content claims. (1) The terms...

2009-01-01

441

9 CFR 317.361 - Nutrient content claims for the sodium content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. 317.361 Section 317...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. (a) General requirements...accordance with § 317.309. (b) Sodium content claims. (1) The terms...

2009-01-01

442

9 CFR 317.361 - Nutrient content claims for the sodium content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. 317.361 Section 317...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. (a) General requirements...accordance with § 317.309. (b) Sodium content claims. (1) The terms...

2010-01-01

443

9 CFR 381.461 - Nutrient content claims for the sodium content.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. 381.461 Section 381...Nutrient content claims for the sodium content. (a) General requirements...accordance with § 381.409. (b) Sodium content claims. (1) The terms...

2010-01-01

444

42 CFR 433.116 - FFP for operation of mechanized claims processing and information retrieval systems.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...mechanized claims processing and information retrieval systems. 433.116 Section...Mechanized Claims Processing and Information Retrieval Systems § 433.116 ...mechanized claims processing and information retrieval systems. (a)...

2013-10-01

445

45 CFR 162.1102 - Standards for health care claims or equivalent encounter information transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...through March 16, 2009: (1) Retail pharmacy drugs claims. The National Council...this section; and (ii) For retail pharmacy supplies and professional services claims...162.920); and (2)(i) Retail pharmacy drug claims. The...

2013-10-01

446

43 CFR 3830.92 - What special provisions apply to oil placer mining claims?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...special provisions apply to oil placer mining claims? 3830.92 Section 3830...LOCATING, RECORDING, AND MAINTAINING MINING CLAIMS OR SITES; GENERAL PROVISIONS...special provisions apply to oil placer mining claims? (a) Under 30...

2013-10-01

447

12 CFR 1237.13 - Payment of Securities Litigation Claims while in conservatorship.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 false Payment of Securities Litigation Claims while in conservatorship... Other § 1237.13 Payment of Securities Litigation Claims while in conservatorship. (a) Payment of Securities Litigation Claims while in...

2012-01-01

448

45 CFR 162.1403 - Operating rules for health care claim status transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Operating rules for health care claim status transaction. 162... ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claim Status § 162.1403 Operating rules for health care claim status transaction....

2013-10-01

449

45 CFR 162.1101 - Health care claims or equivalent encounter information transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Health care claims or equivalent encounter... ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claims or Equivalent Encounter Information § 162.1101 Health care claims or equivalent...

2013-10-01

450

12 CFR 1408.8 - Right to offer to repay claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-01-01 false Right to offer to repay claim. 1408.8 Section 1408.8 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES Administrative Collection of Claims §...

2013-01-01

451

41 CFR 301-52.10 - May I challenge my agency's disallowance of my claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Regulation System TEMPORARY DUTY (TDY) TRAVEL ALLOWANCES ARRANGING FOR TRAVEL SERVICES, PAYING TRAVEL EXPENSES, AND CLAIMING REIMBURSEMENT 52-CLAIMING...reconsideration of your claim if you have additional facts or documentation to support your request...

2013-07-01

452

23 CFR 635.124 - Participation in contract claim awards and settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Participation in contract claim awards and...statutory share in a contract claim award made...the basis of an arbitration or mediation proceeding, administrative board determination...settlement, or other contract claim...

2009-04-01

453

23 CFR 635.124 - Participation in contract claim awards and settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Participation in contract claim awards and...statutory share in a contract claim award made...the basis of an arbitration or mediation proceeding, administrative board determination...settlement, or other contract claim...

2010-04-01

454

43 CFR 3108.2-4 - Conversion of unpatented oil placer mining claims: Class III reinstatements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...or sold from the oil placer mining claim, including all royalty on...subsequent to the date the claim was deemed conclusively abandoned... (g) A notice of the proposed conversion of the oil placer mining claim into a noncompetitive...

2010-10-01

455

43 CFR 3108.2-4 - Conversion of unpatented oil placer mining claims: Class III reinstatements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...or sold from the oil placer mining claim, including all royalty on...subsequent to the date the claim was deemed conclusively abandoned... (g) A notice of the proposed conversion of the oil placer mining claim into a noncompetitive...

2009-10-01

456

17 CFR 300.400 - Satisfaction of customer claims for standardized options.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 false Satisfaction of customer claims for standardized...Commitments § 300.400 Satisfaction of customer claims for standardized...delivered to or on behalf of customers in satisfaction of claims pursuant to...

2009-04-01

457

42 CFR 431.834 - Access to records: Claims processing assessment systems.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Access to records: Claims processing...GENERAL ADMINISTRATION Quality Control Medicaid Quality Control (mqc) Claims Processing Assessment System § 431.834 Access to records: Claims...

2013-10-01

458

45 CFR 162.1102 - Standards for health care claims or equivalent encounter information transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-10-01 false Standards for health care claims or equivalent encounter... ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claims or Equivalent Encounter... § 162.1102 Standards for health care claims or equivalent...

2009-10-01

459

45 CFR 162.1102 - Standards for health care claims or equivalent encounter information transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-10-01 false Standards for health care claims or equivalent encounter... ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claims or Equivalent Encounter... § 162.1102 Standards for health care claims or equivalent...

2010-10-01

460

40 CFR 68.151 - Assertion of claims of confidential business information.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Assertion of claims of confidential business information. (a...make a claim of confidential business information for any such information...may not claim as confidential business information the following information... (2) Offsite consequence analysis data required by §...

2010-07-01

461

40 CFR 68.151 - Assertion of claims of confidential business information.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Assertion of claims of confidential business information. (a...make a claim of confidential business information for any such information...may not claim as confidential business information the following information... (2) Offsite consequence analysis data required by §...

2012-07-01

462

40 CFR 68.151 - Assertion of claims of confidential business information.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Assertion of claims of confidential business information. (a...make a claim of confidential business information for any such information...may not claim as confidential business information the following information... (2) Offsite consequence analysis data required by §...

2011-07-01

463

Vertical vibration analysis for elevator compensating sheave  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Most elevators applied to tall buildings include compensating ropes to satisfy the balanced rope tension between the car and the counter weight. The compensating ropes receive tension by the compensating sheave, which is installed at the bottom space of the elevator shaft. The compensating sheave is only suspended by the compensating ropes, therefore, the sheave can move vertically while the car is traveling. This paper shows the elevator dynamic model to evaluate the vertical motion of the compensating sheave. Especially, behavior in emergency cases, such as brake activation and buffer strike, was investigated to evaluate the maximum upward motion of the sheave. The simulation results were validated by experiments and the most influenced factor for the sheave vertical motion was clarified.

Watanabe, Seiji; Okawa, Takeya; Nakazawa, Daisuke; Fukui, Daiki

2013-07-01

464

CEO compensation and hospital financial performance.  

PubMed

Growing interest in pay-for-performance and the level of chief executive officers' (CEOs') pay raises questions about the link between performance and compensation in the health sector. This study compares the compensation of nonprofit hospital CEOs in Ontario, Canada to the three longest reported and most used measures of hospital financial performance. Our sample consisted of 132 CEOs from 92 hospitals between 1999 and 2006. Unbalanced panel data were analyzed using fixed effects regression. Results suggest that CEO compensation was largely unrelated to hospital financial performance. Inflation-adjusted salaries appeared to increase over time independent of hospital performance, and hospital size was positively correlated with CEO compensation. The apparent upward trend in salary despite some declines in financial performance challenges the fundamental assumption underlying this article, that is, financial performance is likely linked to CEO compensation in Ontario. Further research is needed to understand long-term performance related to compensation incentives. PMID:19605619

Reiter, Kristin L; Sandoval, Guillermo A; Brown, Adalsteinn D; Pink, George H

2009-12-01

465

CEO Compensation and Hospital Financial Performance  

PubMed Central

Growing interest in pay-for-performance and the level of CEO pay raises questions about the link between performance and compensation in the health sector. This study compares the compensation of non-profit hospital Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in Ontario, Canada to the three longest reported and most used measures of hospital financial performance. Our sample consisted of 132 CEOs from 92 hospitals between 1999 and 2006. Unbalanced panel data were analyzed using fixed effects regression. Results suggest that CEO compensation was largely unrelated to hospital financial performance. Inflation-adjusted salaries appeared to increase over time independent of hospital performance, and hospital size was positively correlated with CEO compensation. The apparent upward trend in salary despite some declines in financial performance challenges the fundamental assumption underlying this paper, that is, financial performance is likely linked to CEO compensation in Ontario. Further research is needed to understand long-term performance related to compensation incentives.

Reiter, Kristin L.; Sandoval, Guillermo A.; Brown, Adalsteinn D.; Pink, George H.

2010-01-01

466

A temperature compensated 1 GHz STW oscillator  

Microsoft Academic Search

An improved temperature compensation technique, applied to a 1-GHz surface transverse wave (STW) oscillator using 36° rotated Y-cut quartz, is described. The parabolic temperature dependence is roughly compensated for by an analog circuit. A fine compensation is performed by simple digital circuitry keeping the total instability within ±1.4 p.p.m. over the temperature range of (-45. . .+75)°C. The key for

M. A. Taslakov; I. D. Avramov

1991-01-01

467

Log amplifier with pole-zero compensation  

DOEpatents

A logarithmic amplifier circuit provides pole-zero compensation for improved stability and response time over 6-8 decades of input signal frequency. The amplifer circuit includes a first operational amplifier with a first feedback loop which includes a second, inverting operational amplifier in a second feedstock loop. The compensated output signal is provided by the second operational amplifier with the log elements, i.e., resistors, and the compensating capacitors in each of the feedback loops having equal values so that each break point is offset by a compensating break point or zero.

Brookshier, W.

1985-02-08

468

77 FR 75117 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Federal Claims...  

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...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection...Claims Collection Methods for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Recipient Claims AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION:...

2012-12-19

469

Compensating internal temperature effects in uncooled microbolometer-based infrared cameras  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper the effects of the internal temperature on the response of uncooled microbolometer cameras have been studied. To this end, different temperature profiles steering the internal temperature of the cameras have been generated, and black-body radiator sources have been employed as time and temperature constant radiation inputs. The analysis conducted over the empirical data has shown the existence of statistical correlation between camera's internal temperature and the fluctuations in the read-out data. Thus, when measurements of the internal temperature are available, effective methods for compensating the fluctuations in the read-out data can be developed. This claim has been tested by developing a signal processing scheme, based on a polynomial model, to compensate for the output of infrared cameras equipped with amorphous-Silicon and Vanadium-Oxide microbolometers.

Pedreros, Felipe; Pezoa, Jorge E.; Torres, Sergio N.

2012-05-01

470

Adaptive overlapped block motion compensation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

An adaptive overlapped block motion compensation (OBMC) scheme, which takes the rate, distortion and complexity factors into account, is proposed in this research. With this scheme, the encoder uses the classification information to determine which blocks could be distorted after OBMC. Then, the BMC search rather than the OBMC search is applied to these blocks. Depending on the allowed computational complexity of the decoder, the encoder chooses the best set of OBMC macroblocks which requires a higher complexity. Other macroblocks simply adopt BMC. Furthermore, the motion bit rat can be reduced by soothing the motion field of BMC blocks during motion search in the encoder. An effective group OBMC motion search scheme is applied to this new adaptive OBMC motion scheme. Experimental results show that the complexity of both the encoder and the decoder is reduced while the visual quality remains the same due to ten improvement in the oversmooth region.

Kuo, Tien-Ying; Kuo, C. C. J.

1997-10-01

471

Low compensation impurity band photoconductors  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Low compensation thin layer of antimony doped silicon impurity band photoconductors doped at the level 1017 - 1018 cm-3 are evaluated in moderate background photon flux in the range of 1012 s-1 with the goal to approach photon noise limitation operation in spectral ranges near 300 cm-1. Blocked impurity band photodetectors based on the same active layer geometry and thickness than the photoconductors were also implemented and measured. Spectral features including cut off wavenumbers specific to impurity band effects are investigated as a function of electric field and temperature. Spectroscopic evidence for a giant gain mechanism for photoelectrons excited from residual impurities in the blocking layer of BIB structure is found. Figures of merit of both IB and BIB elements were measured and physical mechanisms underlying the limitation of their performances are outlined.

Pasquier, S.; Sirmain, G.; Meny, Claude; Murray, A. G.; Griffin, Matthew J.; Ade, Peter A. R.; Essaleh, L.; Galibert, J.; Leotin, Jean

1994-08-01

472

Saliency driven Black Point Compensation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We present a novel framework for automatically determining whether or not to apply black point compensation (BPC) in image reproduction. Visually salient objects have a larger influence on determining image quality than the number of dark pixels in an image, and thus should drive the use of BPC. We propose a simple and efficient algorithmic implementation to determine when to apply BPC based on low-level saliency estimation. We evaluate our algorithm with a psychophysical experiment on an image data set printed with or without BPC on a Canon printer. We find that our algorithm is correctly able to predict the observers' preferences in all cases when the saliency maps are unambiguous and accurate.

Lindner, Albrecht; Bonnier, Nicolas; Süsstrunk, Sabine

2011-01-01

473

32 CFR 644.468 - Settlement of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...proceeding to avoid separate suit by the owner to recover compensation to which he may be entitled. In such cases request will be made of DAEN-REA-C to have the proceeding amended to enlarge the issues to include...

2013-07-01

474

Perspectives on vaccine injury compensation program in Korea: the pediatricians' view  

PubMed Central

Purpose Since National Immunization Program (NIP) was implemented recently in Korea, public attention on vaccine safety is increasing. This study was aimed to investigate perceptions of pediatricians on the vaccine injury compensation program and to acquire their suggestions to improve the program. Materials and Methods Pediatricians working in primary care were surveyed at the sites of the annual Korean Pediatric Society meeting or its regular regional branch meetings during September and October 2012. A questionnaire consisted of 15 items about the Korean National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (KNVICP) was distributed and collected directly from the pediatricians. Results A total of 340 responses were collected. While only 16% of responded pediatricians answered they knew the program well, 11% answered they did not. Twenty-six percent answered a need to expand the types of vaccines and its injuries. Most responders (82%) wished the compensation program to cover the injuries of non-NIP vaccines. On the filing procedures for compensation, they preferred reducing the minimum medical cost limit to claim (94%). Conclusion On the basis of this survey, it is suggested to provide more active informative education on KNVICP to primary care pediatricians and to improve the program considering the pediatricians' opinions.

Jo, Dae Sun

2013-01-01

475

Mechanical Steering Compensators for High Performance Motorcycles  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper introduces the idea of using mechanical steering compensators to improve the dynamic behavior of high-performance motorcycles. These compensators are seen as possible replacements for a conventional steering damper and comprise networks of springs, dampers, and a less familiar component called the inerter. The inerter was recently introduced to allow the synthesis of arbitrary passive mechanical impedances, and finds

Simos Evangelou; David J. N. Limebeer; Robin S. Sharp; Malcolm C. Smith

2008-01-01

476

Steering compensation for high-performance motorcycles  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper introduces the idea of using a mechanical steering compensator to influence the dynamic behaviour of a high-performance motorcycle. The compensator is seen as a possible replacement for a conventional steering damper, and comprises a network of a spring, a damper and a less familiar component called the inerter. The inerter was recently introduced to allow the synthesis of

Simos Evangelou; David J. N. Limebeer; Robin S. Sharp; Malcolm C. Smith

2004-01-01

477

Displacement Compensation of Temperature Probe Data  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Analysis of temperature data from a probe in a vertical Bridgman furnace growing germanium crystals revealed a displacement of the temperature profile due to conduction error. A theoretical analysis shows that the displacement compensation is independent of local temperature gradient. A displacement compensation value should become a standard characteristic of temperature probes used for temperature profile measurements.

Welch, Christopher S.; Hubert, James A.; Barber, Patrick G.

1996-01-01

478

Slip compensation for a Mars rover  

Microsoft Academic Search

A system that enables continuous slip compensation for a Mars rover has been designed, implemented, and field-tested. This system is composed of several components that allow the rover to accurately and continuously follow a designated path, compensate for slippage, and reach intended goals in high-slip environments. These components include: visual odometry, vehicle kinematics, a Kalman filter pose estimator, and a

Daniel M. Helmick; Yang Cheng; Daniel S. Clouse; Max Bajracharya; Larry H. Matthies; Stergios I. Roumeliotis

2005-01-01

479

Compensated CIC-cosine decimation filter  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents efficient modification of the CIC-cosine decimation filter. The second order compensator filter is introduced at last decimation stage in order to improve the pass band of interest. The coefficients of the compensator filter are presented as canonical signed digits (CSD) and can be implemented using only adders and shifts. Consequently, the resulting filter is a multiplier free

F. J. T. Torres; G. J. Dolecek

2007-01-01

480

Job Characteristics and the Form of Compensation  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we introduce a way to systematically organize the choice between different forms of compensation based upon observable job characteristics. Secondly, we explore the determinants of compensation based upon questionnaire responses concerning job characteristics and methods of pay contained in the Quality of Employment Survey (QES), the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY), the Panel Study of Income

W. Bentley MacLeod; Daniel Parent

1998-01-01

481

Unemployment Compensation Finance and Efficiency Wages  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article examines the effects of unemployment compensation finance in a labor market in which firms pay efficiency wages. Two self-financing unemployment compensation systems are compared: one in which benefits are financed by a proportional payroll tax and another in which experience rating is introduced by taxing firms in proportion to their separations. The authors find that experience rating leads

James W. Albrecht; Susan B. Vroman

1999-01-01

482

The Older Worker's Stake in Workers' Compensation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

State Workers' Compensation programs can add another barrier for older workers to surmount at the hiring gate. State programs do not furnish adequate or equitable protection, and the National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws has made recommendations to improve coverage; new standards must be met by July, 1975. (Author)

Berkowitz, Monroe

1975-01-01

483

Higher Education Compensation Systems of the Future.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

New methods of structuring college faculty compensation systems are needed to involve, motivate, reward, and recognize individual and group behaviors. Compensation systems of the future should support the institution's core values, recognize that success results from interdependent relationships and not only individual accomplishments, and include…

Foldesi, Robert S.

1996-01-01

484

What Is Different About Worker's Compensation Patients?  

PubMed Central

Study Design Combined analysis of 2 prospective clinical studies. Objective To identify socioeconomic characteristics associated with workers’ compensation in patients with an intervertebral disc herniation (IDH) or spinal stenosis (SpS). Summary of Background Data Few studies have compared socioeconomic differences between those receiving or not receiving workers’ compensation with the same underlying clinical conditions. Methods Patients were identified from the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) and the National Spine Network (NSN) practice-based outcomes study. Patients with IDH and SpS within NSN were identified satisfying SPORT eligibility criteria. Information on disability and work status at baseline evaluation was used to categorize patients into 3 groups: workers’ compensation, other disability compensation, or work-eligible controls. Enrollment rates of patients with disability in a clinical efficacy trial (SPORT) and practice-based network (NSN) were compared. Independent socioeconomic predictors of baseline workers’ compensation status were identified in multivariate logistic regression models controlling for clinical condition, study cohort, and initial treatment designation. Results Among 3759 eligible patients (1480 in SPORT and 2279 in NSN), 564 (15%) were receiving workers’ compensation, 317 (8%) were receiving other disability compensation, and 2878 (77%) were controls. Patients receiving workers’ compensation were less common in SPORT than NSN (9.2% vs. 18.8%, P < 0.001), but patients receiving other disability compensation were similarly represented (8.9% vs. 7.7%, P = 0.19). In univariate analyses, many socioeconomic characteristics significantly differed according to baseline workers’ compensation status. In multiple logistic regression analyses, gender, educational level, work characteristics, legal action, and expectations about ability to work without surgery were independently associated with receiving workers’ compensation. Conclusion Clinical trials involving conditions commonly seen in patients with workers’ compensation may need special efforts to ensure adequate representation. Socioeconomic characteristics markedly differed between patients receiving and not receiving workers’ compensation. Identifying the independent effects of workers’ compensation on outcomes will require controlling for these baseline characteristics and other clinical features associated with disability status.

Atlas, Steven J.; Tosteson, Tor D.; Hanscom, Brett; Blood, Emily A.; Pransky, Glenn S.; Abdu, William A.; Andersson, Gunnar B.; Weinstein, James N.

2010-01-01

485

The public's trust in scientific claims regarding offshore oil drilling.  

PubMed

Our study examines how individuals decide which scientific claims and experts to believe when faced with competing claims regarding a policy issue. Using an experiment in a public opinion survey, we test the source content and credibility hypotheses to assess how much confidence people have in reports about scientific studies of the safety of offshore oil drilling along the California coast. The results show that message content has a substantial impact. People tend to accept reports of scientific studies that support their values and prior beliefs, but not studies that contradict them. Previous studies have shown that core values influence message acceptance. We find that core values and prior beliefs have independent effects on message acceptance. We also find that the sources of the claims make little difference. Finally, the public leans toward believing reports that oil drilling is riskier than previously believed. PMID:21553598

Carlisle, Juliet E; Feezell, Jessica T; Michaud, Kristy E H; Smith, Eric R A N; Smith, Leeanna

2010-09-01

486

Validation of a claims-based antipsychotic polypharmacy measure.  

PubMed

Purpose Given the metabolic and neurologic side effects of antipsychotics and concerns about the increased risks associated with concomitant use, antipsychotic polypharmacy is a quality concern. This study assessed the operating characteristics of a Medicaid claims-based measure of antipsychotic polypharmacy. Methods A random sample from 10 public mental health clinics and 312 patients met criteria for this study. Medical record extractors were blind to measure status. We examined the prevalence, sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value (PPV) in Medicaid claims, testing nine different definitions of antipsychotic polypharmacy, including >14, >60, or >90?days concurrent use of ?2 antipsychotic agents, each with allowable gaps of up to 0, 14, or 32?days in days' supply of antipsychotic medications. Results All Medicaid claims measure definitions tested had excellent specificity and PPV (>91%). Good to excellent sensitivity was dependent upon use of a 32-day gap allowance, particularly as duration of concurrent antipsychotic use increased. The proposed claims-based measure (90-day concurrent use of ?2 or more antipsychotics, allowing for a 32-day gap) had excellent specificity (99.1%, 95%CI: 98.2-99.6) and PPV (90.9%, 95%CI: 83.1-95.7) with good sensitivity (79.4%, 95%CI: 70.4-86.6). The overall level of concordance between claims and medical record-based categorization of antipsychotic polypharmacy was high (96.4%, n?=?301/312 clients, Cohen's K?=?84.7, 95%CI: 75.9-93.5). Discrepant cases were reviewed, and implications are discussed. Conclusions Administrative claims data can be used to construct valid measures of antipsychotic polypharmacy. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. PMID:24664793

Leckman-Westin, Emily; Kealey, Edith; Gupta, Nitin; Chen, Qingxian; Gerhard, Tobias; Crystal, Stephen; Olfson, Mark; Finnerty, Molly

2014-06-01

487

Static synchronous series compensator: A solid-state approach to the series compensation of transmission lines  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes an active approach to series line compensation, in which a synchronous voltage source, implemented by a gate turn-off thyristor (GTO) based voltage-sourced inverter, is used to provide controllable series compensation. This compensator, called Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC), can provide controllable compensating voltage over an identical capacitive and inductive range, independently of the magnitude of the line current. It is immune to classical network resonances. In addition to series reactive compensation, with an external dc power supply it can also compensate the voltage drop across the resistive component of the line impedance. The compensation of the real part of the impedance can maintain high X/R ratio even if the line has very high degree of series compensation. Concurrent and coordinated modulation of reactive and real compensation can greatly increase power oscillation damping. The paper discusses the basic operating and performance characteristics of the SSSC, and compares them to those characterizing the more conventional compensators based on thyristor-switched or controlled series capacitors. It also presents some of the results of TNA simulations carried out with an SSSC hardware model.

Gyugyi, L.; Schauder, C.D.; Sen, K.K.

1997-01-01

488

32 CFR 536.83 - Statutory authority for the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Claims Cognizable Under the Federal Tort Claims Act § 536.83 Statutory authority for the Federal Tort Claims Act. The statutory...for this subpart is the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) (60 Stat...2671-2680), as amended by Public Law 89-506, July 1966 (80...

2010-07-01

489

32 CFR 536.83 - Statutory authority for the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Claims Cognizable Under the Federal Tort Claims Act § 536.83 Statutory authority for the Federal Tort Claims Act. The statutory...for this subpart is the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) (60 Stat...2671-2680), as amended by Public Law 89-506, July 1966 (80...

2009-07-01

490

Claims of Near-Death Experiences, Gestalt Resistance Processes, and Measures of Optimal Functioning  

Microsoft Academic Search

The present study investigated the relationship between claims of near-death experiences (NDEs) and measures of self-actualization, Gestalt resistance processes, transfluence, mystical experiences, and claims of peak life experiences in a sample of 155 individuals. As hypothesized, I found significant positive correlations between the claims of NDEs and transfluence and mystical experiences. I found no significant correlations between claims of NDEs

Kevin P. Prosnick

1999-01-01

491

29 CFR 15.300 - How are claims involving the Job Corps initiated?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false How are claims involving the Job Corps initiated? 15.300 Section 15... Claims Arising Out of the Operation of the Job Corps § 15.300 How are claims involving the Job Corps initiated? (a) Claims involving...

2013-07-01

492

32 CFR 750.47 - Measure of damages for property claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Measure of damages for property claims. 750.47 Section...Military Claims Act § 750.47 Measure of damages for property claims. Determine the measure of damages in property claims arising in the...

2013-07-01

493

Compensation following bilateral vestibular damage.  

PubMed

Bilateral loss of vestibular inputs affects far fewer patients than unilateral inner ear damage, and thus has been understudied. In both animal subjects and human patients, bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH) produces a variety of clinical problems, including impaired balance control, inability to maintain stable blood pressure during postural changes, difficulty in visual targeting of images, and disturbances in spatial memory and navigational performance. Experiments in animals have shown that non-labyrinthine inputs to the vestibular nuclei are rapidly amplified following the onset of BVH, which may explain the recovery of postural stability and orthostatic tolerance that occurs within 10?days. However, the loss of the vestibulo-ocular reflex and degraded spatial cognition appear to be permanent in animals with BVH. Current concepts of the compensatory mechanisms in humans with BVH are largely inferential, as there is a lack of data from patients early in the disease process. Translation of animal studies of compensation for BVH into therapeutic strategies and subsequent application in the clinic is the most likely route to improve treatment. In addition to physical therapy, two types of prosthetic devices have been proposed to treat individuals with bilateral loss of vestibular inputs: those that provide tactile stimulation to indicate body position in space, and those that deliver electrical stimuli to branches of the vestibular nerve in accordance with head movements. The relative efficacy of these two treatment paradigms, and whether they can be combined to facilitate recovery, is yet to be ascertained. PMID:22207864

McCall, Andrew A; Yates, Bill J

2011-01-01

494

Compensation Following Bilateral Vestibular Damage  

PubMed Central

Bilateral loss of vestibular inputs affects far fewer patients than unilateral inner ear damage, and thus has been understudied. In both animal subjects and human patients, bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH) produces a variety of clinical problems, including impaired balance control, inability to maintain stable blood pressure during postural changes, difficulty in visual targeting of images, and disturbances in spatial memory and navigational performance. Experiments in animals have shown that non-labyrinthine inputs to the vestibular nuclei are rapidly amplified following the onset of BVH, which may explain the recovery of postural stability and orthostatic tolerance that occurs within 10?days. However, the loss of the vestibulo-ocular reflex and degraded spatial cognition appear to be permanent in animals with BVH. Current concepts of the compensatory mechanisms in humans with BVH are largely inferential, as there is a lack of data from patients early in the disease process. Translation of animal studies of compensation for BVH into therapeutic strategies and subsequent application in the clinic is the most likely route to improve treatment. In addition to physical therapy, two types of prosthetic devices have been proposed to treat individuals with bilateral loss of vestibular inputs: those that provide tactile stimulation to indicate body position in space, and those that deliver electrical stimuli to branches of the vestibular nerve in accordance with head movements. The relative efficacy of these two treatment paradigms, and whether they can be combined to facilitate recovery, is yet to be ascertained.

McCall, Andrew A.; Yates, Bill J.

2011-01-01

495

20 CFR 704.301 - Administration; compensation districts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Administration; compensation districts. 704.301 Section 704...ACT AND RELATED STATUTES SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR LHWCA EXTENSIONS...Administration; compensation districts. For the purpose of administration...this Act, the compensation districts established under...

2013-04-01

496

20 CFR 704.401 - Administration; compensation districts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Administration; compensation districts. 704.401 Section 704...ACT AND RELATED STATUTES SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR LHWCA EXTENSIONS...Administration; compensation districts. For the purpose of administration...Alaska, the compensation districts established for...

2013-04-01

497

20 CFR 704.201 - Administration; compensation districts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Administration; compensation districts. 704.201 Section 704...ACT AND RELATED STATUTES SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR LHWCA EXTENSIONS District of Columbia Workmen's Compensation...Administration; compensation districts. For the purpose of...

2013-04-01

498

20 CFR 701.201 - Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 false Office of Workers' Compensation Programs. 701.201...LONGSHOREMEN'S AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AND RELATED STATUTES...USE OF TERMS Office of Workers' Compensation Programs § 701.201...

2009-04-01

499

20 CFR 701.201 - Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 false Office of Workers' Compensation Programs. 701.201...LONGSHOREMEN'S AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AND RELATED STATUTES...USE OF TERMS Office of Workers' Compensation Programs § 701.201...

2010-04-01

500

76 FR 24913 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...submitting the revised Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored...Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Office...responses. Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)....

2011-05-03