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Gatekeeper

In insurance, requirements that a policyholder must fulfill before becoming eligible for a benefit. This especially applies to eligibility for long-term care in health insurance.

gatekeeper

a person who controls important information flows and access to other persons within an organization. The person concerned may have control over the information which goes up or down the organizational structure or in and out of the organization.

gatekeeper

A slang expression to describe the person you must persuade or impress just to get your proposal in front of a decision maker.

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