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pool

noun alliance, amalgamation, bank, cartel, collaboration, collective, collectivism, combination, combination of funds, combine, common fund, common ownership, community of possession, confederacy, consolidation, consortium, cooperation, cosharing, federation, joint concern, joint ownership, joint possession, league, mutual ownership, partnership, syndicate, trust, unification, union
Associated concepts: insolvency pool, involuntary market pool, mortgage pool, stock pool

pool

verb affiliate with, ally, amalgamate, associate, band together, blend, collaborate, combine, confederate, conjoin, connect, consolidate, coordinate, enter into parttership with, federate, involve together, league, merge, mix, share, unify, unite
Associated concepts: pooling of assets
See also: act in concert, associate, combination, combine, concert, consolidation, consortium, contribution, cooperate, federalize, federation, fund, join, league, partnership, syndicate, trust, unite

POOL. A small lake of standing water.
     2. By the grant of a pool, it is said, both the land and water will pass. Co. Litt. 5. Vide Stagnum; Water. Undoubtedly the right to fish, and probably the right to use hydraulic works, will be acquired by such grant. 2 N. Hamps. Rep. 259; An on Wat. Courses, 47; Plowd. 161; Vaugh. 103; Bac. Ab. Grants, H 3; Com. Dig. Grant, E 5; 5 Cowen, 216; Cro. Jac. 150; 1 Lev. 44; Co. Litt. 5.

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The MacArthur amendment does not appear to set any minimum federal standards for the MacArthur-waiver state risk pools, the MacArthur-waiver invisible risk pool program or the MacArthur-waiver state essential health benefits packages.
Linking exchange stability to risk pools, potential premium hikes at the end of this year could strongly discourage young adults from signing up and push those currently enrolled but of unstable means back into the ranks of the uninsured, thus increasing the pressure to increase premiums even more (Bloomberg & Holuhan, 2016).
In Australia, the government set up a risk pool -- the Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation -- for terrorism insurance made up of premiums, commercial lines of credit and indemnities from the government.
The acquisition of one risk pool by another has many implications that the Bureau of Securities is now investigating.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provide PCIP risk pool services for residents.
7% allocation from the risk pools of schemes needed debate.
The National Association of State Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans (NASCHIP) was formed in 1993 and represents high risk pool plans across the United States.
Early indications are that Kansas DMIE participants receiving Medicaid-like coverage are experiencing less decline in their overall health than a control group receiving standard risk pool coverage.
So this is a win-win situation for patients - the higher the performance, the less the risk to them and the smaller the sum of money needed for the risk pool.
Premium Increases and Disenrollment from State Risk Pools.
This approach would assemble and manage risk pools to ensure access, maintain stability, lower costs, and greatly reduce the risk premium deviations in the market.