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Vox populi Having a required qualification
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(el′ĭ-jĭ-bĭl) [L. eligibilis]
Qualified to be considered a candidate for a role, e.g., membership in a professional society or enrollment in an insurance program or a research study.
eligibility (el″ĭ-jĭ-bil′ĭt-ē)
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Q. Would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the olympics? I am a shuttle relay state champion. I won many cups in state and country level. My long-time-goal is to have my name at least on the Olympics list. But here is a new problem to spoil my goal. I am diagnosed as bipolar-I. Now my worry is would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the Olympics? Or will I be able to compete in the Special Olympics?

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Eligibility for the tax credit is individuals and families who earn between 100 and 400 percent of the federal poverty level.
A source indicated that the UO believes there is no issue with the eligibility of the nine current scholarship players.
Recommendation: To improve the monitoring of and procedures used in assessing the continuing eligibility of firms to participate in and benefit from the 8(a) program, and to help address competing demands on 8(a) resources, SBA should assess the workload of business development specialists to ensure that they can carry out all their responsibilities.
As the field survey identifies sites, structures and other resource types, they are recorded and evaluated against four eligibility criteria for the National Register of Historic Places.
The second portion of the form requires the employer confirm it reviewed documents relating to the employee's identity and employment eligibility. Generally, this section must be completed within three business days of the employee's first work day.
Others simply do not meet the DEC's eligibility rules and eligibility guidance for the BCP.
First, the disabled individual must met all the essential eligibility requirements in spite of his disability.
So if you need to submit claims electronically, check eligibility electronically, or are a Medicare provider, your provider organization must obtain an NPI.
For additional information regarding eligibility requirements for CRDP, veterans are advised to contact their local DAV National Service Office.
Service members must have been assigned, attached or mobilized to units operating in these areas of eligibility for 30 consecutive days or for 60 nonconsecutive days, or meet one of the following criteria:
The federal bank, thrift institution, and credit union regulatory agencies issued on June 6, 2005, interim final rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that create exceptions to the statutory prohibition against obtaining or using medical information in connection with credit eligibility determinations.
The author of the letter, "Rethinking Annuities for Medicaid Eligibility" (JofA, Nov.