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direct

1. (of government, decisions, etc.) by or from the electorate rather than through representatives
2. Logic Maths (of a proof) progressing from the premises to the conclusion, rather than eliminating the possibility of the falsehood of the conclusion
3. Astronomy moving from west to east on the celestial sphere
4. 
a. of or relating to direct current
b. (of a secondary induced current) having the same direction as the primary current
5. Music
a. (of motion) in the same direction
b. (of an interval or chord) in root position; not inverted

Direct

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

When a planet is moving from west to east in the natural order of the zodiac, it is said to be moving direct. Direct is the antonym to retrograde, which is the apparent movement of a planet backward through the zodiac.

direct

A straight-line flight between two navigation aids, fixes, points, or any combination thereof. It is that portion of flight not flown on radials or courses of established airways. When used by pilots to describe off-airway routes, the points defining direct route segments become compulsory reporting points unless the aircraft is under radar contact. Also called direct flight.
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Only about 30% of the participants received direct reimbursement from Medicaid or private insurance companies.
The IMCO committee voted in favour of a system for direct reimbursement of the costs of treatment and "improved quality standards for education and higher data protection standards".
Government policies that lead to inflated generics prices include public drug programs' direct reimbursement of prescriptions to pharmacies instead of consumers, it adds.
Among the latter are those that limit prescriptive authority, require supervision by or collaboration with another health care provider, limit direct reimbursement, prohibit or limit institutional privileges, and make it difficult to obtain liability insurance.
B) provide for direct reimbursement for nursing services including psychological/mental health services,
An APRN can secure and be reimbursed under her/his own provider number; direct reimbursement under that number is paid at 85% of the physician reimbursement rate.
Pay for performance is driving a lot of electronic prescribing adoption because there is either direct reimbursement for prescribing or reimbursement for the types of care that can only really be done and tracked through electronic prescribing, Dr.
Another promising option seems to be direct reimbursement from patients.
Bobbie Carter found the answer by taking the benefit in-house, implementing the direct reimbursement dental plan supported by the American Dental Association.
Implementation of the major portion of the Balance Budget Act occurred in 1998, during which direct reimbursement of APNs by Medicare was approved.