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Author: Marilyn M. McMillens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, rates, dropout
Number of Pages: 198
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0788126423
ISBN-13: 9780788126420

Presents data for 1993 on high school dropout & retention rates. Also examines high school completion & graduation rates. Over 40 charts, tables & graphs.

Author: Marnie S. Shaul
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improve, knowledge, intervention, strategies, rates, graduation, education, could, states, define, child
Number of Pages: 65
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 142230387X
ISBN-13: 9781422303870

About one-third of students entering high school do not graduate & face limited job prospects. The No Child Left Behind Act requires states to use graduation rates to measure how well students are educated. To assess the accuracy of states' rates & to review programs that may increase rates, this report examines: (1) the graduation rate definitions that states use & how the U.S. Dept. of Educ. (DoE) helped states meet legal requirements; (2) the factors that affect the accuracy of states' rates & DoE's role in ensuring accurate data; & (3) interventions with the potential to increase graduatio

Author: Unknown
Publisher: PDCA
Keywords: rates, tables, volume, guide, cost, estimating, pdca
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 0915050021
ISBN-13: 9780915050024

Estimating Guide Volume II - Rates and Tables is a must for all contractors bidding painting and related work. Production rates for surface protection, surface preparation, painting, gypsum board finishing, wallcovering, caulking, and decorative painting are included. Numerous charts and tables simplify the task of performing quantity takeoffs. A new window chart makes it easier than ever to price this important item. Material usage rates and the idientification of additional job costs are also discussed.

Author: Susan Von Mosch
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, evaluation, report, midwest, upper, home, rates, nursing
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1998-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788149385
ISBN-13: 9780788149382

Compares Minnesota's Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing home services with rates charged in neighboring states. Describes the nursing home industry & Medicaid reimbursement system in each state, & compares the Medicaid reimbursement rates in each state. Discusses rate equalization, examines the allowable costs reported by nursing home providers in each state, focuses on quality of care & the characteristics of nursing home residents, discusses the effect of reimbursement limits & incentive payments on nursing home rates, & examines Minnesota's nursing homes by geographic groups. Charts &

Author: Kathryn G. Allen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: unaffected, largely, recent, fiscal, pressures, rates, payment, nursing, home, payments, states, medicaid
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2004-01-03
ISBN-10: 0756739667
ISBN-13: 9780756739669

Almost half of all Americans over the age of 65 will rely on nursing home (NH) care at some point in their lives, & 2 in 3 NH residents have their care covered at least in part by Medicaid. Under Medicaid, states set NH payment rates & the Fed. Gov't. reimburses a share of state spending. In light of concerns about the adequacy of NH resources, this report examine how state Medicaid programs determine NH payment rates & whether these payment methods or rates have changed given recent state fiscal pressures. State & NH industry officials in 19 states were interviewed & documentation about nursi

Author: W. Steven Clark
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: tax, rates, average, assess, micro, data, using
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2003-06
ISBN-10: 9264199802
ISBN-13: 9789264199804

Measuring effective tax rates using tax revenue figures is attractive, given that revenues collected capture the net effect of tax provisions and taxpayer behaviour that are difficult to model. Yet reliance on aggregate tax and income data requires restrictive assumptions and significantly limits the scope of analysis. This study considers advantages of relying on micro-data to assess average tax rates on labour, capital and transfer income and presents some illustrative results. The analysis emphases the importance of matching taxpayer-level information to income flows, and notes difficultie

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rates, medical, necessity, denial, variation, part, regional, medicare
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788122126
ISBN-13: 9780788122125

Statistical analysis of differences among carriers in denial rates for lack of medical necessity for Medicare Part B claims. Identifies factors that contribute to intercarrier variations. Lists denial rates by treatment, type of coverage & state. Carrier action code. Charts & tables. Appendix.
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