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provider

provider

An organization that offers services to another. It may refer to an Internet provider (see ISP), a common carrier (see network provider), an application provider (see ASP) or a hardware provider (see cloud computing).
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Another managed-care plan option, called a preferred provider organization (PPO), has its own nuances.
However, while the Public Authority model shows great promise as an example of consumer and provider coalition work and as a template for the improvement of personal assistance services, in order to achieve its promise it will require the direct attention and sponsorship of federal partners.
The complex interrelationships among all these decisions are illustrated by Figure 2, in which the profit for an access provider is plotted against its price and the price set by the content provider.
The capability to manage accurate provider information is increasingly becoming a key differentiator and an asset for provider organizations, as well.
Jeff Heaphy, partner and practice unit manager for continuing care for Plante & Moran consultants, finds "further consolidation in the marketplace with providers who are struggling to stay above water looking for exit strategies, most likely sales of buildings or sales of operating rights/CONs to other providers who are able to put in a more efficient cost delivery system for resident care."
Realizing that it would be necessary to raise awareness among women and their communities, as well as health providers, they developed a strategy to build support for emergency contraception and its provision through a range of programs.
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It's imperative to conduct this analysis by service line so as not to underestimate the provider capacity needed.
The inherent problem with the standardized RFP that was originally geared toward qualifying a 401(k) provider is that it will do little to tease out the needed qualities of a provider that is highly trained in designing, implementing and maintaining a company's NQDC plan.
Like any good service provider, the security company should be focused on meeting the client's needs.
"Portico Provider Platform addresses these challenges by bringing innovation to a core operational area of health plans - Provider Network Operations."
Jones's CPA suggests she sell the policy to a life settlement provider. After working with her accountant to select a provider she receives $314,735 for the policy--an economic gain of $246,439 over the cash value she would have received from simply surrendering the policy.