A New Jersey man is under arrest for taking one too many free rides on toll roads. James C. Clicerio was pulled over on Thursday after driving a white SUV through a toll plaza at Staten Island’s Outerbridge Crosssing. A Port Authority police officer stopped Clicerio for allegedly not paying the toll. A record check then showed that this wasn’t the first time. … [Read more...] about Man Arrested for $20K in Unpaid Tolls, Fees
Stop payment fee
As part of the CJR final rule, CMS also implemented certain target pricing on the DRGs affected, a weighted methodology for quality and patient satisfaction in determining incentive payments, and stop-loss and stop-gain limits to protect both hospitals and CMS. Also, in addition to the specific SNF three-day rule waiver, waivers for certain fraud and abuse authorities were issued jointly by CMS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) concurrently with the CJR final rule. Those waivers, which include waivers for specified arrangements involving CJR model participants, can be found here. … [Read more...] about CMS Model Payment & Initiatives: The Growing Target of Quality & Care Improvement in Skilled Nursing Facilities
We should stress that the SSA’s final decision, whatever it may be, will not affect those situations where the resident or legal representative has made the facility the representative payee for the resident. This involves a separate process and designation; these are not under review by the SSA. However, there is still a large category of residents for whom the facility is not a representative payee, but who prefer direct deposit of their funds into a facility account to be managed under the guidelines and restrictions that exist under federal nursing home statutes and regulations. … [Read more...] about Will the Feds Stop Allowing SNF Residents to Deposit Social Security Checks Directly Into Facility Resident Fund Accounts?
Under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, the Secretary is obligated to review the adequacy of the nuclear waste fee annually. Prior to 2010, the Secretary’s adequacy determinations were based on the expected costs and projected revenues of the Yucca Mountain repository. However, in its 2010 review, after the decision to abandon Yucca Mountain, the Secretary did not identify any expected costs or revenues, but concluded that the uncertainty regarding future costs did not provide a basis for adjusting the fee. … [Read more...] about D.C. Circuit Orders Department of Energy “DOE” to Stop Collecting Nuclear Waste Fee
The job – which pays up to $230,700 per year – has been empty for eight months since James Overdahl resigned in March. He departed a few months after SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro restructured the position so that the chief economist reported to a new SEC unit responsible for monitoring market risks, reports Bloomberg’s Jesse Westbrook. But after seeing two candidates for the chief economist job fall through, Schapiro now says the position will report directly to her. … [Read more...] about Reform Reading: FDIC Says Banks Should Relax Overdraft Fees