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per diem

adj. or n. Latin for "per day," it is short for payment of daily expenses and/or fees of an employee or an agent.

per diem

preposition per day, for each and every day, for each day, for every day
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The ethics commission had originally proposed increasing the per diem to $210.
The chiefs were fully aware of the financial pressures the organization was under when they increased their per diem rate.
Because the system pays per diems based on the distance to the Statehouse and the number of days traveled to the capital, total payments in a year do not correspond to the number of days claimed for per diems.
You can't provide this high level of quality care and not have the per diem,'' Alvarado said.
An employee is not required to return excess amounts if receiving per diem or mileage allowances; these amounts are deemed substantiated (provided the allowance is reasonably calculated not to exceed the employee's expenses and he or she must return any portion attributable to days or miles not substantiated).
COPs are secured by county lease appropriations derived from per diem revenues that to date have been paid by federal agencies, principally the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), in exchange for the incarceration of inmates at the low-security RCDC facility near Pecos, TX.
At $150 a day, members will get $21,000 in per diems for the 140-day session.
Congress has no system for tracking how the cash payments, called per diems, are being spent.
The Legislature in 2000 approved a law doubling these per diems to the current amounts.
The Governmentwide Per Diem Subcommittee presented recommendations for improvements to the per diem rate-setting process and methodology for meals, lodging, and incidental expenses within CONUS.
American Airlines did not require its employees receiving per diems to substantiate their actual travel expenses.
If it is by per diem, as is often the case in new and evolving markets, hospitals are going to have less incentive to discharge patients to other facilities, such as outside subacute units.