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Pecos

(pā`kəs), city (1990 pop. 12,069), seat of Reeves co., W Tex., on the Pecos River; inc. 1903. It is a railroad and highway junction and the market for an extensive ranch and irrigated farm area; water is supplied by the Red Bluff Dam on the Pecos. It is also a sand and gravel and gas and oil center. There are cattle feed lots. The annual rodeo, held there since 1883, was the world's first.

Pecos,

river, 926 mi (1,480 km) long, rising in N N.Mex. near the Truchas peaks and flowing SE across E N.Mex. and W Tex. to the Rio Grande; drains c.38,300 sq mi (99,200 sq km). In New Mexico, dams at Alamogordo, Avalon, and McMillan serve the Carlsbad reclamation project (est. 1906), which irrigates c.25,000 acres (10,120 hectares); in W Texas, Red Bluff Dam forms a reservoir on the Pecos. Long-standing interstate disputes about water use were settled in 1949, when a federal bill provided for a compact between New Mexico and Texas. In the heyday of ranching in W Texas, "west of the Pecos" was the term for the distinct and rugged region of the western tip of the state.

Pecos

 

a river in the southwestern USA, a left tributary of the Rio Grande. The Pecos rises in the Rocky Mountains on the slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Range. It is 1,215 km long and drains an area of 101,000 sq km. It crosses the Llano Estacado Plain in a deep valley and is fed by rain and groundwater. In the lower course, the mean annual flow rate, as a result of the withdrawal of water for irrigation, is only 8 cu m per sec; the maximum flow rate is more than 3,000 cu m per sec. Large reservoirs include the Alamogordo, McMillan, and Red Bluff. The city of Carlsbad is on the Pecos.

Pecos

a river in the southwestern US, rising in N central New Mexico and flowing southeast to the Rio Grande. Length: about 1180 km (735 miles)

PECOS

A constraint-based language, built on the object-oriented module of Le-Lisp.

["Pecos Reference Manual", ILOG, 1990. ILOG, 12 av Raspail, BP 7, F94251 Gentilly, France].

PECOS

(Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System) Medicare's enrollment system for healthcare providers and suppliers. See EHR Incentive Program and healthcare IT.
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8220;We are pleased to offer a PECOS verification tool integrated within firstHOMECARE, but we are also very happy to be able to be of service to other agencies that need help in completing this verification process outside of their current software,” said Bobby Robertson, CEO of HEALTHCAREfirst.
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CMS reiterated the requirement for physicians and non-physician practitioners who order these items or services to have an approved enrollment record in PECOS, even if only for the purpose of ordering Medicare-covered items and services.
Starting July 6, 2010, federal regulations require that providers who order or refer durable medical equipment and supplies be enrolled in PECOS for reimbursement claims to be processed.
PECOS allows them the "option" of enrolling, and making changes/updates to their information.
On top of that, the voyage record also suggested the fueling point from the Tokiwa to the Pecos was at northwest end of the Gulf of Oman, a point closer to the Persian Gulf or Iraq than in the Japanese government's explanation, according to Hiromichi Umebayashi, head of the peace group.
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The heavy rainfall and associated runoff in Terrell and eastern Pecos Counties caused extensive damage as flash floods along the Pecos River and smaller creeks threatened major highways and structures.
In the third act, called "Pecos," dancer Ian Casady portrays the mythological Pecos Bill, performing to an evocative commissioned score by Matthew Pierce.
In addition, there have been some problems of instability in the computer system that runs PECOS.
We proposed on February 12 to list the Roswell springsnail (Pyrgulopsis roswellensis), Koster's tryonia (Tryonia kosteri, Pecos assiminea (Assiminea pecos), and Noel's amphipod (Gammarus desperatus) as endangered species and to designate their critical habitat.
The types of challenges facing these species are illustrated by two of our state's lesser known creatures, the Pecos sunflower and Socorro isopod.