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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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Qualifying hospitals are designated as having an Elective Delivery Infant Safety Program in Aetna's DocFind[R] online provider directory.
Enter Dodd and colleagues, who conducted their randomized, controlled trial to assess the risks and benefits of elective delivery of twins at 37 weeks.
There was still a wide variation among the hospitals in the Leapfrog survey with early elective delivery rates ranging from a low of less than 5% to more than 40%, according to the 2011 data.
It includes a literature review about the risks of early elective delivery, a step-by-step guide for hospital leaders who want to eliminate early elective deliveries, a guide for measuring and tracking quality improvement, sample forms and case studies, and educational tools for clinicians, staff, and patients.
health insurers - Aetna, CIGNA, UnitedHealthcare, and Wellpoint - will conduct a campaign to educate expectant mothers about the importance of a full gestation and the wisdom of comparing elective delivery rates in their local hospitals, Ms.
After 6 years with the program in place, the near-term elective delivery rate remained less than 3%, Dr.
The authors estimated that, at 37 weeks' gestation, postponing elective delivery until 39 weeks might prevent 48% of cases of the primary outcome; this percentage was estimated to be 27% at 38 weeks' gestation.
Best-obstetrical-practice recommendations advise against prelabor elective delivery before 39 weeks, unless fetal lung maturity has been demonstrated.
Timing of delivery is elective delivery between 37 weeks and 5 days' gestation and 38 weeks and 6 days' gestation followed by either C-section or by inducing labor.