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fundholding

/ (ˈfʌndˌhəʊldɪŋ) /
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noun

(formerly, in the National Health Service in Britain) the system enabling general practitioners to receive a fixed budget from which to pay for primary care, drugs, and nonurgent hospital treatment for patients

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Derived forms of fundholding

fundholder, noun
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