Administering Agency


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Administering Agency

1. A company that provides administration services for another company's employer-sponsored insurance policies, retirement plans, and/or other employee benefits. An administering agency is generally an insurance company.

2. A company that administers its own employee benefits.
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Source: Based on Geetha Rani (2001) Given the central objective as access and equity and the choice of administering agency being the government or higher educational institutions, it was the financially needy students who were the most eligible to get the loans (29 schemes-58 per cent) during pre 1990s.
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You may want to allow the administering agency to review the bill before you introduce it.
Villa certainly understands a primary lesson of administrative law--that courts defer to an administering agency's reasonable interpretation of a statute where that statute is silent or ambiguous.
Both federal and state rulings are issued by the administering agency (typically the IRS or state tax department) and reflect the agency's opinion or interpretation of the law and other precedents.
The administering agency should have the capability to educate local jurisdictions about successful examples of regional planning and mutual aid agreements, vulnerability assessments, information sharing, model procedures, terrorism consequence plans and other relevant guidance.
During 24 years as administering agency for Medicare and Medicaid, HCFA developed an agency culture that appeared to focus primarily on zealously protecting federal funds from perpetrators of fraud and abuse.
"The proper treatment of such damages awards is an issue the statute does not address, and hence it is an issue left to the reasonable resolution of the administering agency, here the Internal Revenue Service."
However, because we credited all States that operated some targeted assessment mechanism, regardless of its scope, breadth, or administering agency, we simultaneously overestimate the occurrence of these activities.
"We cannot expect educators to more accurately interpret a law than that law's administering agency," the court said.
The results are a monetary incentive to the customer to buy fuel-efficient cars and revenue neutrality to the administering agency. Overall water consumption would decline and both high-volume and low-volume water users would gain if high-volume users could somehow buy additional water that was not used by low-volume users - and could buy that conserved water at the lower rate.
there are questions to be resolved as to ensuring that the administering agency will have sufficient funds and staffing expertise to carry out the work; and 5.