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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

policy

A statement of intent by an organisation to follow a particular course of action.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Assuming that an excess policy contains a follow form provision, it must meet follow form criteria to qualify as a follow form excess liability policy.
The alternative also creates perverse incentives for employers and insurers to encourage an employee to attempt to work until the designated time period in the policy has lapsed.
Tigner's company provided him with a variable universal life policy for $150,000 about seven years ago, and then another for $750,000 about two years ago, replacing the whole life policy he had purchased previously.
Advisory groups are extensively involved in policy and procedures development, which then makes the executives comfortable in directing their units to follow these policies and procedures.
The wording we use in our policy also can make a great deal of difference.
Secretary Paulson should reject IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato's claim that the Fund cannot serve as the umpire for the global exchange rate system because it would conflict with the Fund's role as "trusted advisor." Why should the two roles conflict unless the Fund were giving countries advice on exchange rate policy that was counter to the Fund's own surveillance guidelines?
Even so, your insurance broker and legal counsel may have recommendations for how the form policy can be further modified to benefit the insureds.
Policy makers, moreover, receive an F in new funding for ocean policy and programs.
She describes and analyzes the seminal role played by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in influencing Mid-East policy. From its publications, such as Facts and Myths, and Near East Report, which are regularly fed to influential policy-makers, to its mobilization of the Jewish American voter at election time, to its saturation campaigns targeting legislators via letter, telephone and fax machine, AIPAC stands out among the rest of the lobbies as the most effective special interest groups around.
Because questions of fact remain as to the economic substance of the P investments, A has not met its burden of proving the validity of the P policy loan deductions.
Together, we can thoughtfully consider our policy and ensure effective management of these important acquisitions.
The present article, based on the synthesis of the three reviews (Watts & Sultana, 2004), addresses five key policy issues: rationale, evidence, delivery, resources, and leadership.

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