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Insurance Department Fines Conseco Under Pennsylvania-Led, Multi-State Agreement

Market Conduct Examination Finds Serious Violations in Long-Term Care Insurance Market HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario today announced a 40-state settlement with Conseco Inc., which was necessary due to a pattern of consumer harm in...

OSHA Fines Resurrection Health Care's West Suburban Medical Center

Hospital fined $7,500 for exposing workers to asbestos without warning CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently fined West Suburban Medical Center $7500 for three "serious" asbestos-related violati...

EPA Focus on Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste: White Paper Helps Hospitals Avoid Fines

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, free white paper, titled "Managing Pharmaceutical Hazardous Waste in the Hospital," is now available for download at: http://www.eheinc.com/hazpharmawaste.htm . In recent months, federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state Depart...

American Red Cross Face Fines After Blood Safety Lapses

The American Red Cross find themselves in a sticky situation having failed to meet the standards for blood safety procedures coined by FDA. Following lapses in// sticking to rules pertaining to blood safety, The American Red Cross has been penalized again. This brings the total penalty toll again...

Court Fines Newspaper for Revealing AIDS Orphan's Identity

A Beijing court has ordered a local newspaper to pay compensation and apologise to a young woman orphaned by AIDS for revealing her identity and for unethical reporting.// Beijing Chaoyang District Court ordered the local China Times to pay the 19-year-old woman 20,000 yuan (2,500 US dollars)...

Copeman Healthcare May Face Government Fines

Copeman Healthcare of Canada has been warned of fines by the Government if it were to charge fees towards provincially insured health services. Copeman Healthcare intends to establish clinics in Ottawa, Toronto, and // London, and it has announced that it will be charging a joining fee of $1,200, a...

American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana

...are supplier number. The procedures must include, for example, an administrative appeals process and timelines. 12) Increase Penalties and fines for Fraud Congress should establish more severe penalties for instances of buying or stealing beneficiaries' Medicare numbers or physicians' provid...

Tips for Transporting Your Pet in California

...to prevent animals from falling, jumping or being thrown from the vehicle. fines range from $50 to $250. In California, it is also against the law ...tor vehicle to rescue an animal if they determine the animal is in danger. fines begin at $100. The CVMA recommends the following: -- Prot...

ID Experts Offers Breach Prevent for Healthcare: A High-Touch, Affordable Solution for HITECH Data Breach Protection and Compliance

... - for compromises involving protected health information (PHI). Enforcement could result in increased and sometimes mandatory penalties with maximum fines ranging from $25,000 to as much as $1.5 million. And HIPAA's reach now extends beyond healthcare organizations to cover business associates including...

Zix Corporation Addresses New HIPAA Regulations

...PAA legislation drastically alters the healthcare privacy and security environment and the associated challenges Enforcement changes including fines exceeding $1 million How companies can become compliant with the new HIPAA standards Impact of these changes on business associates ...
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Sciele Pharma Announces Successful Completion of New Sular Formulation Clinical Trial Program

...ely affect our business. We may be found noncompliant with applicable federal, state or international laws, rules or regulations which could result in fines and/or product recalls or otherwise cause us to expend significant resources to correct such non-compliance. A small number of customers accounts fo...

Senate Passes Drug-Safety Reforms to Prevent Future Vioxx-type Disasters; House Urged to Act on Strong Drug Safety Bill

...responsible for safety "are often overwhelmed, ignored, or even told to be quiet." The Senate also approved amendments that would: * Impose higher fines on companies that fail to comply with risk mitigation strategies, such as performing post-market safety studies. "We have seen repeated violations of ...
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Slicing solar power costs

...e scaled up so wafers can be mass-produced in a commercially viable manner, fines says. Bamberg's method would "reduce the amount we have to recycle and ... Silicon-based solar cells on Earth have maximum efficiency of 20 percent, fines says. In space, germanium solar cells typically convert 28 percent of sunli...

Stinger Systems, Inc. Settles With the SEC

... the matter without admitting or denying wrongdoing and has agreed to an injunction barring future violations. Stinger Systems, Inc. also said that no fines or monetary sanctions were levied against the company. ABOUT STINGER SYSTEMS Stinger Systems, Inc., a leading provider of electro-stun technologie...
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PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

... "This report provides priceless strategic insights on FCPA compliance programs, which could save bio/pharma companies millions of dollars in fines and losses due to an unintended corruption scandal," advises PharmSource founder and president, Jim Miller. The U.S. is increasing the numbe...

Virtify, Inc. Delivers Industry's First Enterprise Content Compliance Software Suite for Life Sciences Companies

.... "Life sciences companies are increasingly challenged as global health and regulatory authorities enact strict regulations and fines surrounding new and emerging mandates and e-standards," said Dr. Satish Tadikonda, president and founder of Virtify. "Effectively managing these proce...

Marriott Resort Magically Turns Brown Grease "Green" With The Cost-Cutting Hydrologix GRS

...uling companies, occasionally foul odors disturb staff and customers and unexpected overflows may occur. Local authorities across the USA charge hefty fines for overflows, since this grease trap wastewater if untreated, contains potentially harmful anaerobic organisms such as salmonella, as well as methane...

Publication of Shire plc's Annual Report 2008

...arkets in which it operates may result in the distraction of senior management, significant legal costs and the payment of substantial compensation or fines The Group engages in various marketing, promotional and educational activities pertaining to, as well as the sale of, pharmaceutical products i...

Nanoscale silver: No silver lining?

...fine on the grounds that the products should have been registered under federal pesticide law because of the company's germ-killing claims. Similar fines have not been imposed since, but the action is increasing attention on the potential risks posed by nanoscale silver and oversight of nanotechnology a...

EH&E Launches Interactive Discussion Forum for Healthcare Environment of Care Professionals

...ensation claims, increasing worker morale and productivity, reducing liability, costly litigation and unfavorable publicity, and helping to avoid OSHA fines and other expensive penalties. About EH&E EH&E ( http://www.eheinc.com ) has provided an extensive range of environmental and engineering consulti...

Cephalon Announces Strong Third Quarter Financial Results

... ongoing investigations by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General and the final amount of any settlement and/or fines related thereto, and the relative strength of the foundation for the Company's ongoing compliance efforts. You may identify some of these forward-look...

New SPE Cation Exchange Technology From Varian Simplifies Extraction of Basic Compounds

...nalytical performance. The Plexa range of SPE products delivers faster flow rates because the particles have much smaller spaces between them with no fines to cause blockages. Results are more reproducible because the polymer particles are more regular and uniform. With Plexa PCX, a simplified, method for...

Zimmer Announces Settlement of Federal Investigation

...pointed by the U.S. Department of Justice for 18 months. Zimmer did not admit any wrongdoing, plead guilty to any criminal charges or pay any criminal fines as part of the settlement. Also, the government has agreed not to pursue any criminal charges against the Company if it complies with the Deferred Pro...

IsoTis Receives FDA Clearance for Accell Family of Products

...or clearance of its products, and that the FDA imposes compliance measures against IsoTis for the marketing of its Accell products, including imposing fines and injunctions or causing IsoTis to recall its Accell products; market acceptance of IsoTis' products; the effectiveness of IsoTis' distribution chan...
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