dual choice

dual choice

adjective Referring to a health benefit offered by an employment group permitting eligible members of the group a choice between health plans, usually the employer’s primary insurer and an HMO. It is sometimes referred to as Section 1310.

dual choice

Managed care A health benefit offered by an employment group permitting those eligible of the group a voluntary choice of health plans, usually the employer's primary insurer and an HMO; an HMO-like health plan with an indemnity plan. See Point-of-service plan.

dual choice (dual option),

n the federal legislation that requires employers to give their employees the option to enroll in a local health maintenance organization rather than in the conventional employer-sponsored health program.
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Tenders are invited for Dual Choice (Two Arm) Olfactometer
Similar experimental procedures were followed as in the no-choice experiment, except that in the dual choice bioassay a larger arena was used (65 x 65 x 65 cm) and both intact uninfested and larval-infested cabbage plants were presented simultaneously to the test moths.
Dual choice test were also conducted to evaluate the visual effect of reproductive structures on the choice and orientation of the boll weevil.
An interesting examination of the spirituality of what runs our bodies, "Freedom in Your Relationship with Food" is a strong dual choice for spirituality and health collections.
NASA says the dual choice of name was a coincidence.
Further consultation and pilots will determine whether single or dual choice menus will be introduced for the future.
Flexible dual choice programs are now available to large and mid-sized New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and District of Columbia groups with more than 100 enrollees.
The County is seeking an insurance vendor to provide the County with options for a dual choice fully insured Vision Proposal for its active employees, dependents, COBRA, and retired employees in accordance with the specifications outlined in this Request for Proposals.
MEAN ([+ or -]SE) NUMBER OF EGG MASSES AND EGGS LAID BY EUSCHISTUS HEROS ON ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL SUBSTRATES IN A DUAL CHOICE TEST (N = 5 PAIRS; 12 D), AND IN A MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IN THE LABORATORY (N = 8 PAIRS; 3 D).
The bruising taken by the two junior partners in the alternative coalitions on offer proved that Irish voters were not impressed at being offered a limited dual choice of Government.
Flexible dual choice is an ideal option for many employers because it reduces the administrative work associated with more traditional dual-choice programs," said Belinda Martinez, Delta Dental's senior vice president of Sales and Marketing.
Objective of the Request for Proposals (RFP) The County is seeking an insurance vendor to provide the County with a dual choice fully insured Dental PPO Proposal for its active employees, dependents, COBRA, and retired employees in accordance with the specifications outlined in this Request for Proposals.