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The brand parity scale was measured by a 5-item scale proposed by Muncy (1996).
The push for parity comes on the heels of a spike in the number of individuals with mental disorders.
These breed differences indicated that purebred Y sows produced lower number of piglets born and weaned, and lighter piglets at birth in the first parity (NBA1, NPW1, LTBW1) and for the sums from the second to last parities (NBA2+, NPW2+, LTBW2+).
Obama administration officials have used the essential health benefits package provisions in the Affordable Care Act to apply the MHPAEA parity requirements to all individual and small-group major medical plans issued since the ACA became law.
Bendat said remedies for mental health parity law violations that might occur in the administration of plans purchased through exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act have yet to be tested, although he thought the recent ruling might strengthen any legal theories plaintiffs in those situations might employ.
We're not saying that these reports are actual violations of the parity law, but that they are documented issues that patients and treatment centers are facing.
If fa parity or parity-if-offered were legislated, the treatment rates in all facilities climbed by 13% (P = .
A manager using a risk parity strategy thinks about how to balance risk differently than a manager of a traditional portfolio, says Josh Cohen, defined contribution practice leader at Russell Investments in Seattle.
However, as the primary focus of parity is on the removal of treatment limitations for behavioral health services, parity should have relatively little impact on prescription drug expenditures.
Swiss investment manager Lombard Odier was one of the earliest adopters in Europe, applying risk parity to its own defined benefit pension fund in 2009.
12) Flarkck appealed the grant of summary judgment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, arguing that her residential treatment at Castlewood was covered under her plan with Blue Shield and, if not, that the treatment was covered under the terms of the Parity Act.
CONCLUSIONS: The desire for sons appears to be a significant motivation for parity progression.