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2014-04-23 16:31:12

PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $150 million. In addition to paying a $150 million civil settlement, Amedisys will be bound by a Corporate Integrity Agreement ("CIA") with the Office of Inspector General of the...

2014-04-23 16:29:15

PORTLAND, Ore., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HFS Consultants (HFS), a healthcare consulting firm, announces the results of its 2013 Wage Index Improvement Strategy Services (WIISS) for Oregon hospitals in the Portland, Salem, and Corvallis Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA). HFS's findings resulted in an $18.0 million benefit for hospitals in these areas, exceeding the estimated benefit by $13.0 million. HFS generated a $15.6 million benefit for Portland, Eugene, and Medford...

2014-04-23 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadets and students from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy Magnet School in Colorado will gather at 11:50 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 24, to speak live with astronauts currently aboard the International Space Station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The event, featuring NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson, will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's...

2014-04-23 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other agency leadership will showcase NASA's human exploration path to Mars at an Exploration Forum from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 29. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The forum will be held in NASA Headquarters' Webb Auditorium at 300 E St. SW in Washington....

2014-04-23 08:37:48

SAO PAULO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Servicos de Comunicacao S.A. ("NET" or the "Company") (BOVESPA: NETC3 and NETC4; BMAD: XNET) today announced that it intends to file a Form 15F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in order to terminate the registration of all classes of its registered securities under section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). NET expects that this termination of registration...

2014-04-22 23:16:42

EnProVera and Novel Applications Partner with CRGT Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 CRGT Inc., a leading provider of Big Data, Agile development, Cyber Security, and Infrastructure Optimization for the Federal Government, has increased its focus on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) programs through the execution of formal DHS Mentor-Protégé engagements with Novel Applications of Vital Information, Inc. (Novel Applications) and EnProVera Corporation. These business...

2014-04-22 23:15:25

A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing without an attorney. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing...

2014-04-22 23:11:33

GPS2014 Session Looks at Cybersecurity Goals, Measurement, and Performance Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The 14th annual Government Performance Summit (GPS2014) is proud to announce Chief Information Security Officers from the Department of Commerce, Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will meet in May to examine where federal agencies stand when it comes to accurately measuring security posture,...

2014-04-22 23:05:18

Tax season is coming to a close, yet taxpayers and small businesses who filed for tax extensions now have until Oct. 15th to file their taxes. Remote Accountant, LLC is an online tax accounting firm that keeps abreast of important local and federal tax changes to minimize tax liability. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The national accounting, bookkeeping, and tax firm Remote Accountant, LLC prides itself on providing exemplary accounting services, and protecting its client's...

2014-04-22 23:01:10

Yesterday the Alliance for Excellent Education submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) names of nearly 3,000 educators, students, and citizens who support the continued expansion and modernization of high-speed broadband connections in schools and libraries across the nation. These signatures demonstrate the need for the FCC to act to reach the goal of connecting 99 percent of students to high-speed internet in five years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Yesterday...