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tier

(tēr) [Fr. tire, rank, sequence]
In a health care insurance plan, one of several layers or types of care. Each level provides a different quality and quantity of service. Typically those tiers that provide the greatest number of services are the most expensive.
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While digital services have been growing at ~30% over the past three years, Tier II firms havent rushed to board the gravy train.
Tier 4 is complete and contains the sixthranked clubs from each league - Bath, Benetton and Montpellier - as well as Sale Sharks and the Ospreys.
In a recent survey, TIER said, it found that 43.1 percent of manufacturers expect the global market to improve over the next six month, compared with 30.6 percent in a similar poll in January.
Emirates Skywards offers four tiers of membership - Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum - each with unique incremental benefits for members including dedicated check-in, priority boarding, lounge access, complimentary advanced seat selection and special Wi-Fi privileges.
Emirates Skywards offers four tiers of membership -- Blue, Silver, Gold and Platinum -- each with unique incremental benefits for members including dedicated check-in, priority boarding, lounge access, complimentary advanced seat selection and special Wi-Fi privileges.
Gurfport Tier 3: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants.
There were previously two tiers of federal excise duty on cigarettes produced in Pakistan.
A* - 112 A - 86 B - 60 C - 34 There are no grades below this at higher level maths Maths numeracy higher tier 2017 Maths numeracy higher tier is marked out of 160.
'Being in Tier 1 for three consecutive years validates the effectiveness of our victim-centered and multi-agency approach to address human trafficking,' he said.
The report said Turkmenistan, which remained on the Tier 3 list for the third consecutive year, continued to use "the forced labor of reportedly tens of thousands of its adult citizens in the annual cotton harvest and in preparation for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games" that the country hosted in September 2017.
As plans face pressure to cover new, innovative medications, they have responded with increased utilization management and tier placement strategies to moderate the average cost of covered drugs on each tier.
The three-tier system placed the vast majority of transplant programs into tier 2, or "performing as expected," due to the strict cutoffs for tiers 1 and 3.