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2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-07-17 16:25:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inspector General Michael A. Sprow announced today that the Office of Inspector General recovered more than $7.3 million in taxpayer funds for the fiscal year 2013-2014 from individuals who were ineligible to receive long term care assistance. In addition, the commonwealth realized over $2.6 million in cost savings for the same period. Cost savings represent future use of commonwealth funds that would have been expended for...

2014-06-18 12:24:37

Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation Into Job-Seeking Misconduct of Ex-Commissioner Merrifield. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After seeking and then getting an international job promoting nuclear power while serving on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Commissioner William D. Magwood is being...

2014-04-08 23:26:40

In response to the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) new guidelines where it is suggested that hospitals and other medical facilities, as well as recruiting and staffing agencies monitor the LEIE on a monthly basis, Corra Group is providing several new monitoring programs. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Corra Group has added monthly monitoring of healthcare sanctions background checks to its healthcare employment screening program. The monthly monitoring system helps keep...

2014-02-27 16:27:26

March 30 to April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the U.S. Government's announcement of record-breaking recoveries returned to the Medicare Trust Funds and U.S. Treasury, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today four additional speakers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General have been added to the 18th Annual Compliance Institute agenda....

2014-02-20 08:32:22

Medicine Access & Compliance Coalition Developing Private-Based Initiatives to Correct Drug Pricing Program's Irregularities WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medicine Access & Compliance Coalition (MACC), a 340B drug pricing reform group, has offered concrete solutions to address concerns and a lack of transparency cited in the recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) Report. The 340B program gives safety net hospitals and clinics, known as covered...

2014-01-13 16:25:45

March 30 - April 2, 2014, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA MINNEAPOLIS, Jan.13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Key federal, state, and local government officials will outline their expectations for health care compliance at the 2014 Compliance Institute on March 30 through April 2, 2014 in San Diego. Among the officials attending and addressing conference attendees are Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson and Chief Counsel to the Inspector General Gregory Demske,...

2013-09-16 23:25:08

Comprehensive Background Check Program for Health & Medical Providers. The Fraud and Abuse Control Information System (FACIS®) is a current and historical database of sanctions, exclusions, debarment and disciplinary actions for all provider types at federal and state levels. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 SafeGuard Background Screening, a leading provider of employment screening and drug testing services today announced the launch of a comprehensive background check...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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