EPICCEmergency Preparedness for Industry and Commerce Council (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
EPICCEngineering, Procurement, Installation, Construction and Commissioning (industry sector)
EPICCEuropean Process Industries Competitiveness Centre (University of Teesside; UK)
EPICCExposition Park Intergenerational Community Complex (Los Angeles, CA)
EPICCEquity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act of 2001
EPICCEvaluating Programs of Innovative Continuing Care (research study; est. 1995; University of Alberta; Canada)
EPICCElectronics, Power, Industrial, Control, and Cable (Sacramento, CA)
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EPICC: Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraception Coverage Act
Dicho enfoque, lleva, a su vez, en su seno, una submetodologia llamada Economia Politica de la Informacion, la Comunicacion y la Cultura (EPICC), de manera que poco a poco se va configurando esa vision complejo-deductiva que intenta explicarse "lo que ocurre", las viejas interrogantes de nuestro sentido y significado como especie, solo que este metodo total/estructural se puede parcelar sin perder por ello la idea de Totalidad Absoluta de la que se derivaria "lo demas".
In addition, WM has launched EPICC, its consultancy arm, which aims to bring greater recognition and status to spirituality in the workplace.
Passage of EPICC is necessary to guarantee coverage for women in states without mandates and for individuals in self-insured plans.
Similar to state laws, the Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (EPICC), (34) first proposed in 1997, would require private health plans to provide equitable coverage for prescription contraceptives.
In 1997, Senator Olympia Snowe and other lawmakers introduced the Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (EPICC), which would amend ERISA and require all private insurers providing prescription drug coverage to also include coverage for prescription contraceptive methods.(61) The Act received little media attention until the impotence drug Viagra was released into the market in the spring of 1998; critics noted that while more than fifty percent of insurers provided reimbursement for the impotence prescription, fewer than thirty percent covered any form of contraceptive prescriptions.(62) While EPICC has not progressed through the legislative process, a third of senators and a quarter of representatives have signed on as co-sponsors.(63)
At the federal level, the Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (EPICC) was introduced in both the House and the Senate.
Some feel that legislation will bode well for more broad-based bills that have emerged in both houses of Congress, the most notable being the Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (EPICC), sponsored by Senators Olympia Snow, a Maine Republican, and Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada.
The committee was considering the "Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act" (EPICC), sponsored by Sen.
Congress in the form of the "Snowe-Reid" bill, also known as the Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (hereinafter "EPICC").(15) As proposed, EPICC would "prohibit insurers that offer prescription drug benefits coverage from excluding contraceptive drugs and devices approved by the Food and Drug [Ad]ministration (FDA) or restricting the coverage for these drugs in ways other drug Ad coverage is not restricted."(16) Since there is no uniformity between contraceptive coverage state legislation, millions of women will likely fall through the cracks and loopholes created by state laws.(17) Any chance for a uniform, all encompassing law mandating prescriptive coverage of contraceptives must come from the U.S.
The young people at the EPICC unit (Extended Provision for the Inclusion of Challenging vegetables and looking after hens in the school grounds.