Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and ...more »

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Department of Defense

Promote dollar coin use at AAFES, Commisary, NX, Clubs, etc.

See related suggested listed below for more info. US dollar coins are being stored. They are not circulating. Dollar coins are cheaper in the long run than paper one dollar bills. Have the PX, BX, comissary, Marine exchange, clubs in the Morale and Welfare system, etc. Start each day with a specifiec minimum of dollar coins in their "bank", "drawer", "tray" or what ever the enterprise calls the money availalbe ...more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Save money by using $1 coins

Stop printing one dollar bills and only make one dollar coins available for circulation. I was at the metro stop and saw an advertisement encouraging the use of dollar coins. Part of the message was that using coins saves money because the coins are more durable. It struck me that if we want people to start using coins instead of bills, we could simply stop printing dollar bills and only make the coins available. ...more »

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Federal Reserve Board

Halt Minting the Presidental Series Dollar Coin

The case to halt minting the Presidential Dollar Coin is well documented in the media. http://www.npr.org/2011/06/28/137394348/-1-billion-that-nobody-wants and http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/07/13/137795995/how-frequent-fliers-exploit-a-government-program-to-get-free-trips First, the minting Presidential Series dollars has cost $300 million since it was mandated by Congress in 2005. Minting money like this is ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Phase Out Dollar Bills

Save money by replacing dollar bills with coins.

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Department of the Treasury

Stop printing 1$ bills

It is expensive to maintain paper money, it wears out quickly and coins last longer. I have heard the excuse that the American people don't want dollar coins - well, too bad. If the paper dollar is stopped printing, then the American people would adjust and move forward. Every other country around the world has done it and there has not been any civil wars that I am aware of over changing a bill to a coin. It is a fact ...more »

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Department of the Treasury

Replace Dollar Bills with Coins

Replacing dollar bills with coins would save on printing costs.

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Department of the Treasury

Stop Minting the Penny

Simply stop minting the penny. It wouldn't be missed and the government would save vast amounts in acquisition, labor, distribution, and mgt costs.

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