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waiver

1. An exemption from some aspect of a federal health care statute that gives a facility the right to deliver care in a manner that varies from published standards.
2. The voluntary surrender of some legal right or privilege.
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Trinitas Regional Medical Center also announced it is waiving co-pays for hospital services.
Although EPA has the authority to waive RFS requirements to avoid significant economic harm, the ethanol industry and corn growers said waiving the standard would cause additional economic harm because ethanol is cheaper than gasoline.
By waiving its fees, the company is allowing players to put their entire deposit in the prize pool.
To ensure that a divorcing spouse's intent to waive her interest in the pension plan is effectuated, lawyers must get the proper forms from the plan administrator before the judgment for dissolution is entered and make sure the waiving spouse signs them contemporaneously with the entry of the judgment.
* waiving early withdrawal penalties on time deposits
Similarly, chapters have been encouraged to consider whether there would be any benefit in establishing an unemployed member "support group." In addition, chapters have been asked to consider waiving local meeting fees (including pre-billing assessments) for members in transition or potentially subsidizing the unemployed members' Institute-level dues or a portion of an unemployed members' registration fees at Institute-level programs.
The article proclaims that "by waiving your company's rights to loss recoveries in exchange for lower prices on contracts-- typically for construction projects, maintenance work, leases and equipment purchases--you face the prospect of deductibles and uninsured losses, business interruptions and cost overruns, as well as longterm premium increases and legal repercussions, not to mention the potential for damage to corporate reputation and lost market share.
3, 2000, claims that NHC pressured some 3,000 residents of its Florida facilities to sign new resident contracts waiving their rights to a jury trial.
The appeals court dismissed the appeal, ruling that the Federal Death Penalty Act did not preclude an offender from waiving the right to appeal the death sentence and that the determination that the offender could waive the right to appeal did not violate the Eighth Amendment.
Waiving juveniles to criminal (i.e., adult) court and imposing criminal penalties, according to the conservative position, are effective ways for society to express outrage for the transgressions of "out-of-control" youth and to placate its desire for retribution.
While the former is saying that the loans of farmers were waived within two hours of forming a Congress government in the state, the latter has sent messages to lakhs of farmers on their mobiles stating that though the application for waiving loans have been received it cannot be granted as Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for the Lok Sabha elections is in place," said Chouhan.