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2010-06-14 13:50:00

GAO Report Outlines Potential Medicare Cost Savings, Value to Patients WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) study that outlines the potential Medicare cost savings and value to patients associated with home infusion therapy, the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is recommending that a demonstration project be conducted to confirm the benefit of home infusion therapy to patients and to support Medicare's...

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2010-05-27 05:50:00

A US government investigation has found that makers and sellers of ginseng, echinacea and other herbal supplements often make false claims that the products can cure cancer or replace prescription medications.

2010-05-18 12:53:00

Legitimate Medical Equipment Providers Are Victimized by Administrative Backlogs WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirms that the processing of Medicare reimbursement claims for medical equipment providers continues to be a problem despite the government's efforts to implement reforms.

2010-05-10 07:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A declassified Government Accountability Office report entitled "Nuclear Diversion in the U.S.? 13 Years of Contradiction and Confusion" reveals serious flaws hampering investigations into diversions of US weapons grade uranium to Israel.

2010-05-05 11:23:00

Gutted bill strips away ability to prevent abusive treatments of children in Florida classrooms TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) today is asking parents and advocates for children to contact Florida governor Charlie Crist, urging that he not sign legislation that has been stripped of its original intent to protect children from harmful restraint and seclusion practices in Florida schools.

2010-03-19 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it is fully implementing the Government Accountability Office's recommendations for the future construction of the new Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Ga. On September 28, 2009, USACE awarded a design-build contract for the replacement of the Martin Army Community Hospital to Turner Construction Company, Inc., of Huntsville, Ala.

2010-01-04 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David M. Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, will speak about his new book, "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility," at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m.

2009-12-21 09:53:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sealy FMTV Task Force is calling on the U.S.

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2009-12-11 06:10:00

In an official report released on the Thursday, government auditors say that the Federal Communications Commission is not doing enough protect the interests of consumers who are having issues with their mobile carriers.