Insurance Department Fines Conseco Under Pennsylvania-Led, Multi-State Agreement
Market Conduct Examination Finds Serious Violations in Long-Term Care
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
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
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:
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 ...
Fines in Medical Technology
Fines in Biological News
Slicing solar power costs
...e scaled up so wafers can be mass-produced in a commercially viable manner, fines
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
sanctions were levied against the company.
ABOUT STINGER SYSTEMS
Stinger Systems, Inc., a leading provider of electro-stun technologie...
Fines in Biological Technology
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.
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.
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
related thereto, and the relative strength of the foundation
for the Company's ongoing compliance efforts. You may identify some of
New SPE Cation Exchange Technology From Varian Simplifies Extraction of Basic Compounds
performance. The Plexa range of SPE products delivers faster flow rates because the
particles have much smaller spaces between them with no fines
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...