grandfather clause

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Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs from meeting new standards or regulations—e.g., when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practising in that area may be ‘grandfathered’ into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements

grandfather clause

Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs, from meeting new standards or regulations; eg when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practicing in that area may be 'grandfathered' into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements
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They argue about whether new laws should be nominally retroactive, (6) and they debate the merits of providing transition relief such as grandfather provisions, (7) phased-in effective dates, (8) or delayed effective dates (9) in order to ease the shift over to the new rule.
For now, AMHCA leaders think our best strategy is to seek an inclusive grandfather provision under TRICARE and the VA, thereby creating an inclusive model for Medicare in the future.
10, 1993 and is not accompanied by either a grandfather provision or a transition period.
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chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, extends the moratorium to 2011, clarifies the definition of Internet access and maintains the grandfather provisions that protect state and local taxes imposed on Internet access prior to 1998.
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Grandfather provisions on unitary holding companies to minimize disruptions in the system.