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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.
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He advises meeting with a financial adviser at least twice yearly to monitor and maintain the investment component of the policy.
I have found that when parents are given a firm policy, they are more likely to respect my time.
In Japan, many discussions and analyses are held inside and outside the Bank of Japan as to who was responsible for monetary policy that led to asset inflation.
A better alternative may be to investigate selling the policy through a life settlement broker.
In a recent survey of accountants, attorneys, estate planners and insurance professionals by Maple Life Financial, a Maryland-based life settlement provider, 45% of respondents had clients over age 65 that had surrendered a life insurance policy for its cash value.
The Committee also began to make available on the same schedule a new document--a companion piece to the Record of Policy Actions--that was called "Minutes of Actions.
Since 1997, the policy has resulted in thousands of Chicago's elementary students being required to go to summer school and being held back every year.
Heterosexist biases in social welfare policy frameworks exist in at least three ways: through policies that explicitly target LGBT individuals as abnormal or deviant, such as policies that defend the institution of heterosexual marriage; through federal definitions that assume all families are heterosexual, thereby implicitly leaving out LGBT individuals and families; and through policies that overlook LGBT poverty and social need due to stereotypes about LGBT communities being affluent.
says that developing a clear communication policy is part of the bigger process that includes the "integration and alignment of communication processes, projects, activities and image.
In our ropes course example, if one of your campers was injured as the result of your staff's negligence and sued your camp and the ropes course owner, your policy would respond for both organizations.
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