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MSA

(1) (Metropolitan Service Area) An urban area with at least 50,000 people plus surrounding counties. There are 306 MSAs and 428 RSAs (rural service areas) in the U.S. MSAs and RSAs are used to allocate cellular licenses.

(2) (Medical Savings Account) See healthcare IT.
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Canizares joined MSA in 2003 after 27 years with the Trane Company, the largest division of American Standard.
As defined by the HHS Federal Register, the MSA was "a tax exempt trust created solely for the purpose of paying the qualified medical expenses of the account holder" (HHS Federal Register 1998: 35082).
There is a theoretical limit of 750,000 accounts, but industry experts say anyone with an MSA will get to keep it if it is opened by Sept.
Indiana MSAs that also ranked highly in employment concentration in at least one of the subsectors include: Bloomington, Elkhart-Goshen, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lafayette, Michigan City-LaPorte, Muncie, South Bend-Mishawaka, and Terre Haute.
MSA is expected to be formed no later than 1 March 2007.
Individual MSA members can be contacted directly by visiting the QSFP MSA website at http://www.
With clients in more than 20 countries, MSA Focus' applications manage a range of functions, including media management, scheduling, advertising sales management and invoicing.
Komen in support of its mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever," said Stacy McMahan, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for MSA.
Fitch's view of the credit quality of the collateral takes into account two fundamental characteristics of the MSA: since payments under the MSA are based on the relative market share of the domestic tobacco manufacturers, the payment obligation can be considered an industry obligation, which Fitch currently deems to be rated 'BBB-' on an unsecured basis; and the MSA should survive the bankruptcy of a domestic tobacco manufacturer, making it more likely that the manufacturer would continue to make payments under the MSA ahead of its unsecured indebtedness.
10, 2002 by the PMs to the state under the MSA with proceeds of NTSC's tobacco settlement asset-backed bonds, series 2001.
NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Security (MSA), the industry leader and standard setter for private industry explosive detection canine services, is pleased to announce today our acquisition of Pacific Shield Protective Services, a veteran owned small business out of Monrovia, CA specializing in explosive detection canines.