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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of accredit.

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Examples

  • The report said an admissions representative falsely claimed the school was accredited by the same agency that accredits Harvard University and the University of Florida.

    Florida Investigating 5 For-Profit Colleges

  • NIMS sets skills standards for the industry, certifies individual skills against the standards, and accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements.

    Michele Nash-Hoff: Why We Don't Need a New Program to Train America's Manufacturing Workers

  • Starting this year, the Joint Commission, the group that accredits hospitals, is requiring them to use plain-language materials and to "communicate in a manner that meets the patient's oral and written communication needs" in providing care.

    Many Americans have poor health literacy

  • Some governmental bodies are seeking to give their imprimatur to certain past crime lab practices merely because some other third party accredits lab procedures.

    Linda Kenney Baden: Conviction: Unvalidated Science in the Courtroom

  • To help fill this information gap, Consumer Reports published rankings produced by the nonprofit National Committee for Quality Assurance, the main U.S. group that sets standards for health insurance, accredits plans, measures the quality of care they achieve and publicly reports its findings.

    Consumer Reports Insights: How to pick an insurance plan

  • So far this year, Sen. Barbara Boxer D., Calif., has sent three letters to the American Bar Association, a section of which accredits law schools, urging the organization to do more "to increase its efforts to protect current and prospective law school students from misleading information."

    Lawmakers Probe Law Schools' Data

  • The rankings were produced by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the main U.S. group that sets measurement standards for health insurance, accredits managed care plans, measures the quality of care they achieve, and publicly reports its findings.

    One-third of Medicaid HMOs decline to make quality-of-care data public

  • Regulations for ACOs from the Department of Health and Human Services are pending, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a nonprofit that accredits health-care organizations, is in the process of developing ways to accredit the groups.

    The Model of the Future?

  • The National Association of Medical Examiners, a nonprofit body that inspects and accredits morgues, issued a blistering inspection report in 2000 identifying more than 50 significant problems at the agency's facilities.

    Medical Examiners In America: A Dysfunctional System

  • The report said an admissions representative falsely claimed the school was accredited by the same agency that accredits Harvard University and the University of Florida.

    Florida Investigating 5 For-Profit Colleges

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