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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overbill.
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The contention that "government effectively overbills" taxpayers starts from the unstated premise that the prevailing private pay level is the standard for some notion of a reasonable pay level.
Given our 2.7 million-strong federal work force, the government effectively overbills Americans by almost $40 billion every year just on labor costs.
In early 2002, GAO got damning evidence: that Halliburton overbills and short-ships - deliberate fraudulent acts as standard company practice, confident it can get away with it, and most often it does.
In short, this is nothing more than a numbers game and here's how it's played: XCorporation overbills millions of people KNOWING FULL AND WELL that only a percentage of them will notice or if they notice even fewer will have time to address the phone tag buffer.
Because of some of the regulatory changes and the lack of competitive overbills on true facilities based networks, we've seen that pricing environment be stable and I would expect with the increased costs of capital, you will continue to see few overbills to compete on a facilities basis and that environment will be stable.