Independent Practice Association (IPA)
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Independent Practice Association (IPA): An organization comprised of individual physicians or physicians in small group practices that contracts with MCOs on behalf of its member physicians to provide healthcare services.
National Association Of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA): A professional association of appraisers with more than 2,000 members nationally. NAIFA offers the specialty designations IFA (member), IFAS (senior member) and IFAC (appraiser-counselor).
National Association Of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA): Another governing body of college sports, including college football, whose member schools tend to be smaller than those of the NCAA
National Association Of Broadcasters (NAB): A non-profit organization supported by TV and radio broadcasters whose purpose is to demonstrate to legislative bodies and other interested parties that broadcasters can maintain adequate st . . . View Full Definition
Mutual Association: A savings and loan association organized as a cooperative. Members purchase shares, vote on association affairs, and receive income in the form of dividends.
Loosening Of Associations: A disturbance of thinking shown by speech in which ideas shift from one subject to another that is unrelated or minimally related to the first. Statements that lack a meaningful relationship . . . View Full Definition
National Association Of Investors Corporation: A Michigan-based association that helps groups establish investment clubs.
Japanese Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (Jasdaq): Japanese equivalent of Nasdaq.
National Association of Rocketry (NAR): NAR is the National Association of Rocketry which is the organization which regulates the industry by setting standards for safety in the field as well as rules for competitions. They test a . . . View Full Definition
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): Principal governing body of college sports, including college football
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