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waiver

1. An exemption from some aspect of a federal health care statute that gives a facility the right to deliver care in a manner that varies from published standards.
2. The voluntary surrender of some legal right or privilege.
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To qualify for a hardship waiver, the applicant must demonstrate "extreme hardship" on behalf of a qualifying family member.
"Rule 23(a) and our case law interpreting the rule simply mandate that, in addition to the requirement that a waiver be made in open court through a discussion with the judge, the waiver must be put in writing prior to the start of a bench trial," Justice Gilbert V.
Their reasoning was that because he overstayed his 29-day crewman visa and worked within 90 days of arrival over 20 years ago, it constituted fraud, and a fraud waiver was now required.
Massachusetts' waiver request proposed a closed Medicaid formulary, whereby the state could limit drug coverage with tiered copays.
Revenue Memorandum Order (RMO) 20-90, as modified by RDAO 05-01, laid down an even more detailed procedure for the proper execution of a waiver. The Supreme Court, in a catena of cases, consistently held that a waiver of the statute of limitations must faithfully comply with the provisions of RMO 20-90 and RDAO 05-01 in order to be valid and binding.
President Donald Trump's travel ban prevented Mohammed Al-Awadhi's Yemeni wife from joining him in Arkansas, but he was certain she would qualify for a waiver: She has a serious heart condition, she's married to a law-abiding U.S.
FDA plans to review waivers, exceptions and exemptions every two years to ensure they are still appropriate in light of any material changes, and renew them as applicable.
The policy shift away from higher Medicaid spending will push many states to create new programs using the 1332 waivers. So far, there is no indication that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will limit the state's power by denying waivers.
In June 2015 and December 2016, Waters and other Democrats called on the Department of Labor to hold public hearings on any waivers requested by banks with a history of misconduct.
Waivers can be a cautionary tale if not handled correctly by an individual or a credit department.
In lieu of a broad waiver and accompanying list of exceptions, some jurisdictions have instead set forth waivers of immunity that are claim specific.