If a Marketplace health plan is approved, this is the “seal of approval” given to the plan by an independent organization to show that the plan meets national quality standards.
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The official management decision given by a senior agency official to authorize operation of an information system and to explicitly accept the risk to agency operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), agency assets, or individuals, based on the implementation of an agreed-upon set of security controls.
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In computer security, the authorization and approval--granted by a designated authority to a data processing system, computer network, organization, or individual--to process sensitive information or data. [2382-pt.8] 2. Formal declaration by a designated approving authority that an information system (IS) is approved to operate in a particular security mode using a prescribed set of safeguards at an acceptable level of risk. [INFOSEC-99]
A process of qualifying, endorsing, and "licensing" entities that perform certification of businesses, products, processes, or services.
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