nonparticipating physician

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non·par·ti·ci·pat·ing phy·si·cian

(non'par-tis'i-pāt-ing fi-zish'ŭn)
In the U.S. Medicare program, a physician who does not accept assignment on all Medicare claims.
Synonym(s): nonPAR.
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Fifth-percentile nonparametric lower tolerance limits (NTLs) were calculated as per ASTM D1990-07 and interpolated using NONPAR (FPL 2011).
* Both mutual insurance companies (owned solely by policyowners) and stock companies (owned solely by outside shareholders) can legally issue participating (par) policies (although stock companies traditionally have issued nonparticipating (nonpar) contracts).
In an initial application of Nonpar, no violations of GARP were detected at the goods and services grouping level or at the level of individual goods/ services.
I consider this mixed case most likely in the initial stages of putting into action a nonpar exchange rate between paper currency and electronic money--for an interesting reason.
(15) Under this proposal, Medicare would pay its share of the payment currently made to nonpar doctors, resulting in some savings for the program.
Physicians who want to continue their current PAR or nonPAR status do not need to take any action.
Nonpar clearing was the norm, and remote locations were inadequately served.
Both mutual insurance companies (owned solely by policyowners) and stock companies (owned solely by outside shareholders) can legally issue participating ("par") policies (although stock companies traditionally have issued "nonparticipating" ("nonpar") contracts).
Policies in which the policyowners do not share in such experience are called "nonparticipating" or "nonpar." Dividends payable on participating whole life policies are considered a return of premium.
The first nonpar bond offering came in June 1958 (U.S.
(2) Such a depreciating warehouse note would saddle the holder both with a negative return and with the computational cost of dealing with a nonpar medium of exchange.
This occurs when prices happen (for reasons unrelated to legal sanctions) to be expressed in terms of bad money, and high transactions costs of nonpar exchange make it prohibitively costly to transact with good money.