policy change

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Noun1.policy change - a major change in attitude or principle or point of viewpolicy change - a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
undoing - an act that makes a previous act of no effect (as if not done)
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At the meeting, researchers and stakeholders presented current perspectives on evidence and policy change. Hockey Quebec and USA Hockey presented their viewpoints as associations that had already undergone a policy change, and shared the challenges and successes that came along with those changes in both the immediate (USA Hockey) and longer term (Hockey Quebec).
But clients that have fully embraced the policy change are already seeing 30 percent or higher adoption through mid-year enrollment, the firm said.
A policy change in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now allows veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to qualify for grants to help build, buy or adapt a home.
According to court documents, shortly after the policy change, the Thurmans contacted BHFCU about paying off their loan early.
Additional criteria include (1) a scientifically grounded expectation that policy change in the particular candidate area is likely to produce measurable changes in some public health outcome; (2) sufficient data are available to measure these policy outcomes; (3) the legal research involved in locating relevant statutes and regulations and in constructing precise and consistent operational definitions that categorize meaningful features of the laws is a manageable task that falls within the resources available; and (4) case law or administrative decision making that is not captured in statutory or regulatory texts plays a limited role in interpreting the policy.
The policy change, announced April 1, is related to a Medicare program for the elderly and disabled and will save billions of dollars for private insurance companies such as Humana.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's decision to lift the military's ban on women in combat is less of a bold policy change than it is recognition of a trend that has been in motion for years.
"To expect policy change and reform and opening from the DPRK is nothing but a foolish and silly dream, just like wanting the sun to rise in the West," the spokesman added.
Grassroots Coalitions and State Policy Change: Organizing for Immigrant Health Care.
For each policy area, they discuss the current state of the law, the extent of court involvement in policy change, responses of other governmental institutions and outside actors, and the factors that influence the degree of implementation and impact of court decisions.
The CEO of the bank, Peter Sands, said, 'There are multiple sources of regulatory and policy change and they are not always joined up.
Prior to the policy change, the program had a one-to-one exchange policy--one syringe is distributed for every one returned.

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