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Department of Health and Human Services

Electronic Dataset Size Reduction Process

In 2005, the FDA began accepting electronic submissions in lieu of paper. The greatest culprits in submission size are clinical and non-clinical study datasets. To alleviate the stress on FDA reviewers in processing and analyzing all the relevant data, the FDA has begun accepting standardized data, specifically CDISC-aligned data. The eData team noticed that dataset sizes have increased at an alarming pace, placing an... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Immigration Health Services Restrictions

Currently, the Ice Health Service Corps reimburses providers who give healthcare to illegal immigrants who are in border patrol custody. Much of this healthcare is often frivolous, such as an ambulance ride and emergency room treatment for chapped lips, which was an actual paid claim. Many of these services are needed, such as TB screenings and true emergency services, but the rest are not. I suggest tighter restrictions... more »

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