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policy

 [pol´ĭ-se]
a plan of activity or behavior that serves some end such as being expedient or beneficial.
health care policy subfield of political science covering the making and implementing of decisions by public administrators and elected legislators to improve the health and well-being of the public.

policy

[pol′isē]
Etymology: Gk, politeia, the state
a principle or guideline that governs activities in a facility that employees or members of the institution or organization are expected to follow.

policy

A statement of intent by an organisation to follow a particular course of action.

policy

Health insurance A contractual agreement between an insurer and insured, which sets forth the rights and obligations of both parties to the agreement. See Any willing provider policy, Claims made policy, Commercial policy, Major hospitalization policy, Occurrence policy, Trolley car policy, Wrap-around policy Vox populi A series of rules or guidelines promulgated by an authorizing body. See Federal policy, General policy, Guidelines, HISP policy, Local Medicare review policy, No nit policy, Mexico City policy, PHS policy, Zero tolerance policy.

policy,

n the document embodying the insurance contract.
policy holder,
n under a group purchase plan, the employer, labor union, or trustee to whom a group contract is issued. In a plan providing for individual or family enrollment, the person to whom the contract is issued.
policy period,
n the time during which an insurance contract affords protection.
policy year,
n the year commencing with the effective date of the insurance contract or with an anniversary of that date.
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Clearly, the structural or policy model imposes more restrictions than the reduced-form model.
The policy model I'm sketching certainly leaves room for greater and more systematic effort to gather and exploit anecdotal information.
Not only do we find the overall effects of the cold war consensus on bipartisanship to be very large in these models, but the magnitude of the effects differs dramatically between the foreign and defense policy model and the domestic policy model.
Of course, having a new policy model for the United Kingdom is important in its own right, but it is also important to investigate the mapping of models into reality using all the data available.
It is the hope of the EPA CHP Partnership program that NYSERDA's approach may serve as a policy model for other states for promoting CHP.
Which brings us to the UNU-WIDER project meeting on 'The New Policy Model, Inequality and the Poverty Debate in Latin America', hosted by the Faculty of Economics, University of Buenos Aires in September.
An equilibrium requires a situation in which (i) the private sector has a clear understanding of policy goals and the policymakers' model of the economy and (ii) the policy model of the economy is as accurate as economic science permits.
Immigration solutions include provisional visas for immigrants meeting certain criteria, and a policy model that allows states and the federal government to share authority for selecting economic immigrants to the United States.
On 5th September 2011, a public round table was organized at the University of Buenos Aires to report and discuss some of the preliminary findings of the UNU-WIDER project 'The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects for the Future'.
The energy policy model originally established in the 1980s is no longer fit for purpose and is being replaced by the incremental intrusion of ad hoc policy interventions.
This can be thought of as a natural experiment that generates a new instrument to identify the underlying policy model.