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single-payer

[sing-guh l-pey-er] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈpeɪ ər/
adjective
1.
noting or relating to a healthcare or health insurance system in which the government or a publicly owned and regulated agency pays all medical costs from a single fund.
Origin of single-payer
1985-1990
1985-90
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