policy

(redirected from Policy model)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
the policy model turns out to be very common in the Supreme Court's
The policy model I'm sketching certainly leaves room for greater and more systematic effort to gather and exploit anecdotal information.
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.
Understand the limitations of the current policy model and the implications for energy import dependency, security of supply, and climate change.
Analysis produced using the Bank of Canadas main policy model shows that maintaining inflation targets can be more challenging when integration is high, because it may require more variability in interest rates, the exchange rate and the output gap for the same series of macroeconomic shocks.
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'.
David McKenna, VP Engineering with Vordel commented, "Our powerful policy model allows our customers to take control of their SOA by creating policies which encompass not only Vordel products, but also identity-management, network monitoring, and anti-virus.
The reforms also made market economy more palatable at the microeconomic level, thus enhancing the political legitimacy of the economic policy model in the eyes of the politically powerful working class.
According to Cisco, its SDN (Software Defined Networks) solutions application-based policy model provide speed through automation, reducing errors and accelerating application deployment and IT processes from weeks to minutes.
Cisco also added integration of Docker containers through contributions to open source, offering customers a consistent policy model and greater deployment flexibility using the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC).
Among the features of the new solution are a Network Security Control Center, integrated policy model, user and application behavior analysis, user threat quotients, Sophos Firewall Manager, centralized cloud management, and hardware and deployment flexibility.
The product is not intended to illustrate or project the performance of company-specific products, but instead uses a generic policy model built from careful actuarial analysis of dozens of flexible premium products to produce sophisticated performance projections.