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plan

noun agenda, alternative, ambition, cabal, campaign, complot, conspiracy, course of accion, curriculum, design, draft, expedient, forethought, hope, intendment, intent, intention, itinerary, plot, preparation, program, projection, proposal, prooosed action, proposition, prospectus, readiness, resolve, schedule, scheme, strategy, suggestion, syllabus, tactic, undertaking
Associated concepts: ecological plan, feasibility plan, plan for reorganization, planning board

plan

verb aim, arrange, block out, cabal, calculate, collude, complot, concoct, connive, conspire, contrive, design, determine upon, devise, engineer, establish guidelines for, expect, figure, frame, harbor a design, have a policy, intend, intrigue, lay out, lay the foundation, look ahead, machinate, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, map out, mark out a course, organize, outline, plot, prearrange, preconcert, precontrive, predesign, premeditate, prepare, project, propose, prooide for, purpose, resolve, schedule, scheme, set up, shape a course, take measures, think ahead, work out
See also: agenda, arrangement, attempt, blueprint, building, calculate, campaign, channel, composition, conceive, conspiracy, conspire, contemplation, content, contour, contrivance, contrive, course, decide, delineation, design, device, devise, direction, enterprise, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, goal, idea, intend, intent, intention, invent, maneuver, method, model, motif, motive, order, organization, originate, outline, outlook, pattern, platform, ploy, policy, prearrange, predetermine, preparation, procedure, process, program, project, proposal, propose, proposition, prospect, prospectus, provide, purpose, purview, report, resolution, resolve, schedule, scheme, set down, stratagem, strategy, structure, subterfuge, suggestion, system, target, undertaking, way

PLAN. The delineation or design of a city, a house or houses, a garden, a vessel, &c. traced on paper or other substance, representing the position, and the relative proportions of the different parts.
     2. When houses are built by one person agreeably to a plan, and one of them is Sold to a person, with windows and doors in it, the owner of the others cannot shut up those windows, nor has his grantee any greater right. 1 Price, R. 27; 2 Ry. & Mo. 24; 1 Lev. 122; 2 Saund. 114, n. 4 1 M. & M. 396; 9 Bing 305; 1 Leigh's N. P. 559. See 12 Mass: 159; Hamm. N. P. 202; 2 Hill. Ab. c. 12, n. 6 to 12; Com. Dig. Action on the case for a nuisance, A. See Ancients Lights; Windows.

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One of large employers' most recent choices about their health plans is consumerism as part of the quest to make employees take more ownership of their health-care spending.
As one physician observed, how can one health plan determine that a given treatment is medically necessary and another come to the opposite conclusion for a similar patient?
It would allow health plans to be sued for damages when they deny or delay coverage for a medical service and the result is an injured or dead patient.
In order to accurately distribute funds to physicians, accounting functions in health plan information systems need to be much more sophisticated than those for fee-for-service payments.
Attribute profiles to illustrate how adequately a health plan met employees' health care needs in terms of specific product features, such as access, benefit, cost and satisfaction measures.
Although biotech drugs currently aren't available in generic form, some health plans are optimistic that may soon change.
Several health plans now offer their consumer-driven health plan members access to health coaches, often staffed by nurses, who provide round-the-clock health-care information.
Employees can use money in the accounts, without tax penalty, to pay for medical expenses not covered by their health plans.
Power and Associates recognition as a Distinguished Health Plan based on the benchmarks established by the 2003 National Managed Care Satisfaction Study(SM).
UCSD Health Plan, San Diego, changed its name to Regents of the University of California.
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