Cost Containment

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Cost Containment

Any act or strategy that attempts to reduce a company's spending. Limiting use of the corporate credit card by managers or disallowing personal long distance phone calls are both examples of cost containment.
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Although urban containment policies can promote more land efficient growth and high-density development, other factors can effect the location and pattern of growth and diminish this result.
Smith notes that the American public was ambivalent toward containment during the first Truman term.
SSPC defines full containment (Class I) as a structure that has an airlock entryway, negative air pressure, and a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration vacuum system.
Finally, the ethics committee may reasonably expect that its involvement in cost containment decisions will result at least in some instances, in ethically sounder decisions and policies.
Primera Energy urges industry partners to use American-made containment systems to promote self-reliance in all aspects of energy production.
Each country submitted national documentation of survey and inventory quality to EURO in accordance with WHO Guidelines for Documenting the Quality of Phase I Wild Poliovirus Laboratory Containment Activities (4).
What supporters of containment often ignore is that their policy has quite similar results--just spread out over time.
In effect, it appears that managed care's efforts to override caregivers' recommendations in the name of cost containment often result in patients deteriorating more rapidly and requiring more access to intensive care.
The real solution," Anderson stated, "for long-term cost containment is good health.
Reactor containment buildings are stronger than assumed by the Reactor Safety Study, and therefore if they fail, it will be much longer into the accident than had been originally expected.
Under new partnership, ASM Modular Systems becomes exclusive distributor of Polargy's PolarPlex data center containment system
The Andrews Labor Government is further supporting drought affected farmers with additional stock containment area grants.
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