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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But clients that have fully embraced the policy change are already seeing 30 percent or higher adoption through mid-year enrollment, the firm said.
2) This evidence prompted USA Hockey to institute a nationwide policy change in the 2011-2012 season, whereby body checking was removed from 11-12 year old leagues at all competitive levels.
To conduct such an experiment, scientists obtain a series of regularly collected data on an outcome of interest, compare problem levels before and after a policy change, and report this comparison for both the "experimental" State and a "control" State that did not change its policy.
Washington, DC-based trade union The American Federation of Government Employees said it applauds the Obama administration's decision to rescind a policy change that would have allowed knives on airplanes for the first time since 9/11.
Should the organization's board of directors approve of the sweeping policy change, the ant-gay rule will be removed from the national rules, leaving it up to local chapters to decide whether to accept homosexuals.
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.
The chairman of the banking company said, 'India in many ways remains the most complex of the four (BRIC nations), with its demographics giving it the best potential GDP growth rate, but its inability to introduce effective policy change is a persistent source of disappointment.
In the study of more than 1,200 injection drug users, researchers found the policy change resulted in substantial declines in syringe borrowing--from about 20 percent in 1998 to about 9 percent in 2003--and in syringe lending--from about 19 percent in 1998 to about 7 percent in 2003.
The policy change should increase breeding layer imports sharply in 2010.
The public debate that followed the announcement of this policy change revealed a need for further research on the models, achievements and challenges of bilingual education in Indigenous communities.
Under the possible policy change, the CMS would make a single bundled payment to dialysis units to cover both dialysis and injectable medications, which have been reimbursed separately.
China's water warriors; citizen action and policy change.

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