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Author: Adam Wagstaff
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: impoverishment, applications, vietnam, catastrophe, fairness, health, care, quantifying, paying
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2001
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:5ZNA

Egalitarian concepts of fairness in health care payments (requiring that payments be linked to ability to pay) are compared with minimum standards approaches (requiring that payments not exceed a prescribed share of prepayment income or not drive households into poverty). The arguments and methods are illustrated using data and out-of-pocket health spending in Vietnam in 1993 and 1998.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: restaurants, retail, establishments, guide, answers, labeling, questions, food
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 1997-10
ISBN-10: 0788140019
ISBN-13: 9780788140013

The Nat. Labeling & Educ. Act (NLEA) of 1990 & the final reg's. to implement the NLEA provide for a number of fundamental changes in how food is labeled, including requiring that nutrition labeling be placed on most foods, requiring that terms that characterize the level of nutrients in a food be used in accordance with established definitions, & providing for the use of claims about the relationship between nutrients & diseases. These changes apply to virtually all foods in the food supply, including those sold in restaurants. This publication provides guidance to facilitate compliance with t
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: force, restore, peace, requiring, missions, nations, limitations, leading, united
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788179519
ISBN-13: 9780788179518

Focuses on: what precedents there are for authorizing the U.N. to lead peace operations requiring some measure of force to achieve their objectives; and whether there are limitations in the U.N.'s ability to lead peace operations calling for the use of force. It is based on studies of U.N. peace operations, including (1) field study at locations where U.N. missions used force to conduct operations; (2) interviews at these missions with military commanding officers, peacekeepers, civilian directors, and line staff; and (3) analysis of U.S., U.N., NATO, and other documents and situation reports
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Author: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, acquisition, management, framework, department, changes, acquisitions, perspectives, potential
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437914128
ISBN-13: 9781437914122

This review includes the feasibility and advisability of: (1) estab. a process in which the commanders of combatant commands provide input on the capabilities needed to accomplish their missions over 15 years or more; (2) estab. a materiel solutions process for addressing identified gaps in critical warfighting capabilities; (3) revising the acquisition process by estab. shorter, more frequent acquisition program milestones; (4) requiring the milestone decision authority to specify the period of time that will be required to deliver an initial operational capability; (5) estab. a new office to
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Author: Robin M. Nazzaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guarantee, coverage, reclamation, costs, assurances, financial, mining, blm, needs, manage, hardrock
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422302520
ISBN-13: 9781422302521

Billions of dollars in hardrock minerals, such as gold, have been extracted from fed. land now managed by the Bur. of Land Mgmt. (BLM). For years, some mining operators did not reclaim land, creating environ., health, & safety risks. Beginning in 1981, fed. reg. required all operators to reclaim BLM land disturbed by these oper. In 2001, fed. reg. began requiring operators to provide financial assurances (FA) before they began exploration or mining oper. This report determined the: types, amount, & coverage of FA operators currently in use; extent to which FA providers & others have paid to re
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: claims, requiring, processing, radiation, expedite, exposure, estimates, needed, employees, compensation, processed, action, energy
Number of Pages: 45
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428935754
ISBN-13: 9781428935754
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Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effective, contributions, way, improve, compliance, cash, charitable, gap, requiring, information, reporting, tax
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918085
ISBN-13: 9781437918083

Individual taxpayers who misreport charitable cash contributions they deduct on their tax returns contribute to the tax gap, the diff. between tax amounts taxpayers report and pay voluntarily and on time and the amounts they should pay under the law. The IRS estimated a gross tax gap of $345 billion for tax year 2001. One approach that tends to result in high levels of taxpayer compliance is info. reporting to IRS by third parties on taxpayer transactions. This report: (1) provides info. on characteristics of individual taxpayer misreporting of charitable cash contributions (CCC); (2) provides
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