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Did you know that:Some immigrant categories allow you to file for yourself (“self-petition”). This option is available for either “Aliens of Extraordinary Ability” or certain individuals granted a National Interest Waiver.
Did you know that:If you were granted asylum in the United States, then you may apply for permanent residence 1 year after the grant of your asylum status
Did you know that:There are a number of specialized jobs that may allow you to get a green card based on a past or current job. All of these require a Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, and are described in Section 101(a)(27) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA): Afghan/Iraqi Translator; Broadcaster; International Organization Employee; Iraqi Who Assisted the U.S. Government; NATO-6 Nonimmigrant; Panama Canal Employee; Physician National Interest Waiver and Religious Workers
Did you know that:If you were admitted to the United States as a a qualifying family member of an asylee, then you may apply for permanent residence 1 year after your entry into the United States
Did you know that:The Green Card for an Amerasian Child of a U.S. Citizen law allows a person who was born in Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Kampuchea (Cambodia), or Thailand between January 1, 1951 and October 21, 1982 and fathered by a U.S. citizen to get a green card (permanent residence) (Public Law 97-359).
Did you know that:You may be eligible to become a permanent resident based on an offer of permanent employment in the United States. Most categories require an employer to get a labor certification and then file a Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, for you.
Did you know that:If you were admitted to the United States as a refugee, then you may apply for permanent residence 1 year after your entry into the United States
Did you know that:If your relationship does not qualify you as an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen, then you may be in what is called a “family preference category.” Eligible relatives include: Unmarried sons or daughters over the age of 21; Married child(ren) of any age; Brothers and sisters (if the U.S. citizen petitioner is over the age of 21)
Did you know that:The Green Card for an Armed Forces Member Meeting Certain Criteria permits Certain individuals who served (or are serving) honorably on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces after October 15, 1978 and who, after original lawful enlistment outside the United States, served for a certain period of time through a treaty or agreement that was in effect on October 1, 1991, are authorized to get a green card (permanent residence).
Did you know that:The Green Card for an American Indian Born in Canada holds that an American Indians born in Canada (with at least 50% American Indian blood) cannot be denied admission to the United States. However, a record of admission for permanent residence will be created if an American Indian born in Canada wishes to reside permanently in the United States
Medical Indigence - Inability to pay for needed medical care, whether through insurance, savings, current income, or borrowing against future income.
Medical Consumer Price Index - An inflationary statistic that measures the cost of all purchased health care services.
Medical Assistance Administration - Division within the Washington State Department of Social and HEalth Services that administers the Medicaid and other medical assistance programs. (Vital Signs, 1999)
Medical Aid Unit - A medical facility where ambulatory patients can be treated without an appointment, and receive immediate, non-emergency care. The medical aid units are not usually opened 24 hours a day; patients calling an HMO after hours with urgent, but not emergent, clinical problems, are often referred to these facilities. A similar facility is an Urgent Care Center or Unit, which may be opened 24 hours a day.
Medical Education, Director of - Member of the medical staff of a hospital or an educator who coordinates programs of graduate and continuing medical education.
Medical Code Sets - Codes that characterize a medical condition or treatment. These code sets are usually maintained by professional societies and public health organizations. Compare to administrative code sets.
Medicaid Prudent Pharmaceutical Purchasing Act (MPPPA) - Enacted as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, MPPPA provides that Medicaid must receive the best discounted price of any institutional purchaser of pharmaceuticals. In doing so, drug companies provide rebates to Medicaid equal to the difference between the discounted price and the price at which the drug was sold. This bill has resulted in cost shifting throughout the health industry.
Medical Foundations (MF) - An organization through which physicians, hospitals and other providers can integrate the delivery of medical service. Usually an MF is an affiliate of a hospital through a common parent organization or is a subsidiary of a hospital. In most cases MFs are non-profit entities that own and manages facilities, equipment and supplies of a medical practice. They usually contract directly with patients and third party payers and employ non-professional personnel as well as physicians.
Medical Doctor (MD) - A licensed physician who is a graduate of an accredited medical school and practices allopathic medicine.
Medical Director - Physician who serves as a salaried chief of staff, generally reporting to the CEO, and responsible for medico-administrative affairs.