Government purchasing

On June 30, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) released Open Payments data for the past year, 2020. This new data publication comes amid heightened government scrutiny of payments by drug and medical device manufacturers to health care providers. We offer below steps that manufacturers and providers can take to ensure compliance with
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With interest rates ultra-low even as the U.S. economy swiftly improves, Federal Reserve officials are divided over how quickly they should adjust their policies. Should they begin to withdraw their extraordinary support for the economy relatively soon? Or should they hold off until the job market has moved closer to full health?
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What’s the Difference Between Buying ‘Made in the USA’ and Buying From Local Businesses? You wouldn’t be alone if you thought that buying from local stores was synonymous with supporting American-made goods — but that’s not always the case. Though being conscious of supporting small businesses is important, here’s how you can tell the difference
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A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate on Thursday would attempt to address cybersecurity threats to the federal government stemming from the use of potentially insecure third party services. The Supply Chain Security Training Act, introduced by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Gary PetersGary PetersHillicon Valley: Tech antitrust bills create strange bedfellows
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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has hailed the decision by the Bank of Ghana to implement a Gold Purchase Programme designed to purchase locally-produced gold. According to Dr. Bawumia, the programme is a master stroke in the quest for stronger macroeconomic management and in providing a bulwark for the cedi. Addressing participants at the
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Issues surrounding real estate continue to plague President Moon Jae-in, with yet another property speculation scandal adding a new name to the growing string of top aides who have resigned from their positions. On Sunday, Kim Gi-pyo, Moon’s anti-corruption secretary, offered his resignation, just two days after allegations were raised over his recent property declaration
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Today in B2B payments, Sezzle discusses back-office automation. Plus, Kissflow explores cloud procurement, U.K.-based Tide plans to serve small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India, TravelPerk and Divvy are teaming to strengthen visibility into travel expenses, and NorthOne has eliminated non-sufficient funds and overdraft charges for clients. Sezzle CFO Taps Front-Facing Tech Talent To Support
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On June 22, 2021, the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) issued its third modification to the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Request for Proposals (RFP). Among other things, NITAAC made significant changes to how subcontractors and mentors in Small Business Administration (SBA) approved mentor-protégé programs are treated
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state attorneys general, dealing a significant blow to attempts by regulators to rein in tech giants. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled Monday that the lawsuits were “legally insufficient” and didn’t provide
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Director, Reimbursement & Government Affairs   The Director, Reimbursement & Government Affairs supports Mölnlycke Health Care’s (MHC) United States (US) market by implementing the commercial platform for reimbursement solutions  as well as  federal policy and legislation, i.e.: CMS Value Based Programs (Hospital Acquired Conditions, Readmissions, Value Based Purchasing, IMPACT Act).  Primary focus for this role,
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New York, June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Automotive Industry Overview: According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “Automotive Market Research – By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicle) and Region – Global Report Forecast till 2027” the automotive industry market value can grow from 110 Million Units in 2019 to
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KATHMANDU, June 28: The School Management Committees of the government-run community school have complained that the project officials are asking for kickbacks from an initiative to empower rural schools to conduct virtual classes. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is implementing a ICT-based class program in 40 different community schools under the Enhanced Vocational  Education
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In a commemorative statement, the federation highlighted the role of the once- National Workers Convention and the Students Federation ‘in the face of this new advance of State terrorism’ that lasted from 1973 to 1985. The Inter-Union Plenary of Workers-National Workers’ Convention (PIT-CNT) recalled that the coup d’état brought about thousands of illegitimate jailings, tortures,
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Bathinda: Aam Aadmi Party has accused the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab of not providing electricity for eight-hours to farmers for paddy irrigation in Punjab “at the behest of Narendra Modi government”. Speaking to mediapersons in Bathinda on Saturday, AAP state farmer wing president MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan alleged that under a well-thought
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In the Senate Committee in charge of overseeing government´s management of the pandemic (CPI), Ricardo Miranda also presented some sms received from Cabinet directors and a Company for purchasing Covaxin vaccine doses on Friday. Previously, Miranda spoke about this issue with the Federal Prosecutor’s Office, which is also probing into the case and identified suspicions
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