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Authors: Joan L. Buchanan, Patricia Andres, Stephen M. Haley, Susan M. Paddock, David C. Young, Alan Zaslavsky
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: payment, system, appendices, prospective, instruments, report, assessment, final
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These appendices accompany a report that evaluates alternative assessment tools for use in a prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities.They include samples of study forms and instructions; descriptions of measures; recruitment and participation letters; characteristics of participating facilities; sample study newsletters; and sampling protocols.The PPS was designed ......
ISBN: 0309101549, 9780309101547
Authors: Ad Hoc Committee On Distributed Arrays Of Small Instruments For Research, Monitoring In Solar-terrestrial Physics: A Workshop, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: research, report, workshop, terrestrial, solar, arrays, small, instruments, distributed
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A recommendation of the NRC s decadal survey in solar and space physics, published in 2002, was the Small Instrument Distributed Ground-Based Network, which would provide global-scale ionospheric and upper atmospheric measurements crucial to understanding the atmosphere-ionosphere-magnetosphere system.To explore the scientific rationale for this distributed array of small instruments (known as DAS......
Authors: Nicholas M. Pace, Stephen J. Carroll, Ingo Vogelsang, Laura Zakaras
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: united, states, actions, class, instruments, insurance, survey
Formats:PDF
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This working paper provides the survey instruments that were used in the report, Insurance Class Actions in the United States (RAND, MG-587-ICJ), by Nicholas M. Pace, Stephen Carroll, Ingo Vogelsang, and Laura Zakaras (2007), which describes the important characteristics of insurance class actions, including what types of classes are sought, where the cases are being filed, what allegations are ma......
ISBN: 0833040243, 9780833040244
Authors: Robert E. Hunter, Khalid Nadiri
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: security, starting, dialogue, national, influence, instruments, power, integrating
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In many areas where U.S. forces are deployed, the use of military power must take place in close coordination and cooperation with non-military instruments of power and influence. There is a clear need for new approaches to this situation on the part of the U.S. government — both civilian and military — as well as the private-sector and nongovernmental organizations. To respond to that......
ISBN: 9264198261, 9789264198265
Author: Oecd Publishing
Source: www.oecdbookshop.org
Keywords: sustainable, transport, environmentally, achieving, instruments, policy
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Moving people and freight in an environmentally sustainable manner will be one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Overall, insufficient progress has been made so fartowards achieving environmental sustainability for the transport sector. A new target-oriented approach is needed that places environment and health at the top of the policy agenda for transport and related sectors, at inte......
ISBN: 0833011383, 9780833011381
Authors: Lorraine M. Mcdonnell, W. Norton Grubb
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: instruments, institutions, policy, work, training, education
Formats:PDF
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This report represents an initial effort to understand the complex education and job training system and the policy instruments (i.e., the funding and regulatory mechanisms) that drive it. The analysis focuses on the role of state governments in implementing federal policies in local communities, and in designing and implementing their own policies. Its major purpose is to provide a conceptual fra......
Authors: Joan L. Buchanan, Patricia Andres, Stephen M. Haley, Susan M. Paddock, David C. Young, Alan Zaslavsky
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: payment, system, prospective, instruments, report, assessment, final
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This report discusses a design for a prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities.Such systems pay providers a predetermined, fixed price (per day, per episode, or per case).Since the payment is independent of the amount of service provided, these systems are thought to create an incentive for efficient, cost-conscious care.A new assessment tool has been developed for P......
ISBN: 0833013076, 9780833013071
Authors: Julie Davanzo, John Haaga, Tey Nai Peng, Ellen H. Starbird, Christine E. Peterson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: survey, instruments, life, family, malaysian, second
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This document discusses the design and development of the survey instruments for the Second Malaysian Family Life Survey (MFLS-2), which was carried out in Peninsular Malaysia in 1988-1989. It also presents the findings of debriefings with field staff during and after the fieldwork and contains the actual survey instruments (MR-107/1) and the Interviewer Instructions. This document should be usefu......
ISBN: 0821376799, 9780821376799
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: independent, evaluation, instruments, guarantee, bank, group, world
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Independent Evaluation Group Studies English; Paperback; 152 pages; 8.375x10.75Published April 21, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-7679-9; SKU: 17679 Foreign direct investment and private capital flows are highlyconcentrated geographically, with almost half of them reaching five topdestinations. These flows tend to evade many high-risk countries.Regulatory and contractual risks, particularly ......
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