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  • noun Plural form of eligible.


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  • If such boards so desire, they may, upon agreement with the Commission, certify eligibles from the appropriate registers maintained by the Commission.


  • "He's a lot fitter than all these lallapaloozer papa's boys and some of their fathers, -- all those empty-headed swells that are called eligibles," rejoined Griffith.

    Out of the Primitive

  • Mrs. Craigie went to work in business-like fashion, and cast a maternal eye over the "eligibles" she met at Government House.

    The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

  • The so-called Communist Party, as it is now constituted and especially with the accretion of a part of the National Council, presents the prettiest bunch of 'eligibles' that man ever laid eyes upon.

    The Red Conspiracy

  • But it was not as "eligibles" that the visitors from the Red House were received with such eagerness to-day, and even if her special smile for

    The Red House Mystery

  • The next set of colonists for Michael's farm were always being got ready and were spoken of as "eligibles" by the workers.

    Lo, Michael!

  • "eligibles", to which the artisan class was strongly opposed as being politically an illegal element.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Prior to 2006, when Part D was launched, drug manufacturers paid rebates for drugs used by dual eligibles, people with both Medicare and Medicaid, who received drug coverage under the Medicaid program.

    Medicare Drug Savings Act Is an Intelligent Improvement

  • The Medicare Drug Savings Act simply re-establishes rebates on drugs used by dual eligibles and narrowly expands these rebates for drugs used by other low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

    Medicare Drug Savings Act Is an Intelligent Improvement

  • Some of the higher payoff ideas: the patient-centered medical home, improving care coordination for patients after a serious illness, and taking better care of the sickest Medicare patients the "dual eligibles," e.g. enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid.

    Can Accountable-Care Organizations Improve Health Care While Reducing Costs?


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