So far there is a paucity of actual experience with physician gain sharing, unless it is sub rosa, partly because of the OIG's wet blanket effect.
Extremely close scrutiny of physician gain sharing plans is probably one legacy of the embarrassing gag order era early in managed care.
The MOU recommends a sharing of 50 percent or more to foreign governments that--
The MOU recommends a sharing of 40-50 percent for foreign governments that provide important assistance, although not necessarily essential to the successful forfeiture action.
[section] 1.482-2(g)(2) defines the term qualified cost-sharing arrangement and requires that the arrangement (1) include two or more eligible participants; (2) be recorded in a contemporaneous, written agreement; (3) provide for a sharing
of the costs incurred in developing the intangible by the participants who are to receive a specified interest in any intangible produced; (4) establish a method that reflects a reasonable effort by each eligible participant to share the costs and risks of intangible development, such that each eligible participant's share is proportionate to the benefits that each reasonably anticipates it will receive from the exploitation of intangibles developed under the arrangement; and (5) meet certain administrative requirements of Prop.
Patron-initiated ILL promises to put pressure on consortial commitments to view members' resources as a seamless whole, the consortium as "one library." The ultimate vision of resource sharing
posits a completely digital environment in which the user identifies the electronic resource he or she wants through a comprehensive system of metadata and then simply connects to it without knowing or caring where it resides.
You'd have to do that under any kind of sharing
agreement, but in this case you'll have to do it more frequently.
The role of the cooperative in this instance is to encourage, to consult, and to provide opportunities for local libraries to work together in addition to offering a means for enhanced local sharing
The four important file-system-level integration requirements for NAS data sharing
discussed in this article--filenames, attributes, locking, and security--are resolved via operating system capabilities (Unix and Windows/NT), rather than by the file sharing
protocols (CIFS/SMB and NFS).
The governing institutions of libraries have unrealistic expectations of resource sharing
, particularly as they reduce financial support for library functions.
They can handle a large number of users, accommodate multiple disk operating systems and provide good security and printer sharing
. But they require powerful dedicated file servers, and each node must be a PC.
1.482-7(d)(1) defines the costs subject to cost sharing
as all costs incurred by a participant related to the intangible development area, plus aU of the cost-sharing payments it makes to other controlled and uncontrolled participants, less all of the cost-sharing payments it receives from other controlled and uncontrolled participants.