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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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However, this relationship ignores term premiums and the policies directly aimed at lowering long-term yields in the unconventional policy period.
The insurer's position was that no claim had been made against the insured during the policy period.
The D&O policy should provide the ability to report facts and circumstances to the insurer during the policy period that could reasonably give rise to a claim in the future.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The Court observed that for the purposes of the case, it was important to highlight that coverage under most "claims made" policies is triggered when a negligent act or omission is discovered and reported to the insured during the policy period.
A notice of circumstances provision provides that if, during the policy period, an insured gives the carrier notice of circumstances that may give rise to a claim, any subsequent claim against the insured arising out of such circumstances shall be treated as if it were made during the policy period.
In addition to the production level, we can examine the rate of change in productivity during the alternative policy periods, as shown in Table 3.
This endorsement is purchased one time at the end of the last policy period during which you owned a claims-made policy.
It cannot be expected that the same policy period is implicated if years later the discharged patient coughs on a coworker, who contracts the disease and sues the hospital," he wrote.
In the promotional toymaker example, "if both events trigger during the policy period, the policy limits expand to absorb the company's deductible, thereby providing first-dollar insurance coverage when the buyer needs it most," says Groth, who structured the policy.
Because pools usually discover their ultimate loss experience and charge the assessment years after the policy period, they may charge this assessment even if the member has left the program.
Full loss reports for the agent's insured are also available, for any policy period in which that insured has been a Starr Aviation customer.
Direct liability with exposure dates during a policy period.

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