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Parity

Equality in amount or value. Equivalence of prices of farm products to the prices existing at some former date (the base period) or to the general cost of living; equivalence of prices of goods or services in two different markets. The relationship between two currencies such that they are exchangeable for each other at the par or official rate of exchange.

parity

noun alikeness, analogy, approximation, close correspondence, coequality, comparability, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equability, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equivalence, equivalency, identical value, identicalness, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, sameness, semblance, similarity, state of being equal, symmetry, uniformity
Associated concepts: wage parity
See also: analogy, balance, correspondence, equipoise, identity, resemblance
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H2: The relationship between perceived quality and customer loyalty toward the brand is stronger for people with low brand parity than for people with high brand parity.
In RAID 5, data is cut into fixed-size strips and separately stored in the hard disks in turn; meanwhile, a parity block will be created in each horizontal stripe or block and is designed to protect other data blocks in horizontal blocks, but can only handle single data block damage.
Rhode Island, for example, has an expansive mental-health parity law that was revised in 2002 to include substance-abuse coverage and eliminate diagnostic restrictions.
The eight-trait mixed analysis included all traits of the first parity (NBA1, LTBW1, NPW1, and LTWW1) and sums of second and later parity traits (NBA2+, LTBW2+, NPW2+, and LTWW2+).
The Obama administration announced the creation of the parity task force in March, in response to complaints from providers and patients about what they have said is weak enforcement of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 benefits requirements.
The appellate court's decision to overturn that ruling further clarifies who can sue and be sued in cases of mental health parity violations that might occur under ERISA-regulated plans.
The beauty of the blind database is that, should regulators request additional details about a reported parity issue, or seek information direct from a treating professional, patient, or patient family, all they have to do is contact NAATP.
The study found that implementation of any SUD parity law was associated with a 9% increase (P less than .
The idea of using risk parity in target-date funds has started to pique some sponsors' interest.
While studies have consistently demonstrated that parity laws do not lead to increases in total behavioral health spending, these findings have also raised a separate concern: Does parity actually convey any benefits to patients?
If the US response to risk parity has been mixed, it's fair to say the European one has been muted-but one set of investors may be about to turn all that around.
California enacted the Mental Health Parity Act ("Parity Act") in 1999, mandating that health care insurers provide coverage for all medically necessary treatment for individuals suffering from severe mental illnesses.