AWP

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AcronymDefinition
AWPAwaiting Parts (military equipment status)
AWPAverage Wholesale Price
AWPAllegheny Wood Products (Petersburg, WV)
AWPAnnual Work Plan
AWPA Week in Paradise (video game)
AWPAssociated Writing Programs
AWPAerial Work Platform
AWPAdvanced Web Profits
AWPAdvanced Web Page
AWPAuthorware Web Player
AWPAdvanced Web Proxy
AWPAll Weather Package
AWPAmusement with Prizes
AWPAfrica World Press (est. 1983; Trenton, NJ)
AWPAssociation of Writers & Writing Programs (est. 1967)
AWPAny Willing Provider
AWPAmerican Widow Project (est. 2007)
AWPAssociation for Women in Psychology
AWPAttorney Work Product
AWPAdvanced Wastewater Purification (cruises)
AWPArctic Warfare/Police (Counter-Strike)
AWPAsia Western Pacific (region; World Confederation for Physical Therapy)
AWPActors Work Program (Actors Fund)
AWPAt Widest Point (measurement)
AWPAssociation of Web Professionals
AWPAudit Working Paper (finance)
AWPAlgebra Word Problem (mathematics)
AWPAmiens Webmastering Production (France)
AWPArnold Worldwide Partners (Boston, MA)
AWPAustralian Women's Party
AWPAdvanced Wireless Paging
AWPAssociation of Women Professionals
AWPAssociate of Woolwich Polytechnic (UK)
AWPAviation Weather Processor
AWPAlphaWolfPack (gaming clan)
AWPAvailability Work Package
AWPAntenna and Wave Propagation (communications engineering)
AWPAllied Weather Publication
AWPAssembly Work Platform
AWPASEAN Women's Program
AWPAssociate Web Producer (gaming)
AWPAutomatic Weapons Permit
AWPAmusement with Payout
AWPApparent Wave Period (oceanography)
AWPAcoustic Wall Panel
AWPAttract WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) Project (online forum)
AWPAlice Water Project (La Mirada,CA)
AWPAlternate Work Pattern
AWPAlgemeen Waterkwaliteitsplan (Dutch: General Water Quality Plan; Belgium)
AWPAustralasian Wood Products
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Health Secretary Andrew Lansley now wants all procedures in the NHS to be open to the private sector, under a clause buried in the Health Bill called Any Willing Provider.
They believe hospitals could go bust as the plans include opening up the NHS to "any willing provider".
With David Cameron talking about selling it off to any willing provider out to make a profit, the NHS is facing the gravest threat in its history.
Nowhere was this more true than in the case of the NHS, he added, where Health Secretary Andrew Lansley plans to hand almost 80 per cent of the English health budget to GPs to commission treatment and services from "any willing provider" - including private firms.
MIXED: "When working at commissioning level the concept of 'any willing provider', which is mentioned time and time again in the paper, clearly opens the door for none-NHS organisations to come in and say, 'yes we can do this differently and maybe cheaper.'' "It is up to commissioning organisations to make sure they commission the right service not the cheapest service.
Member and employer demands along with "any willing provider" laws have made it impossible for health insurance companies to limit access.
What is an employee benefit plan?: ERISA preemption of 'any willing provider' laws after Pegram.
By reducing political risk, we will open up opportunity for any willing provider to supply care to NHS patients, accepting commercial risk, at NHS prices or less and at the right quality standards."
"Regulatory Restrictions on Selective Contracting: An Empirical Analysis of 'Any Willing Provider' Regulations." Journal of Health Economics, 20(3): 955-956.
State Regulation of Managed Care Companies: Any Willing Provider And Any Willing Class of Provider Laws
The 2006 edition adds sections on "any willing provider laws" and mandated coverage for cancer clinical trials.
Rather, it reimburses "any willing provider" for delivery of a wide range of healthcare services and supplies, which may include medication and clinical care for behavioral health problems.