a person who pays.
the person named in a bill or note who has to pay the holder.
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How to use payer in a sentence
They asked for the agency to include a section in the plan on how this will affect the cost of living for individual rate payers.
Nothing gives a man a better standing in a community than the fact that he is a house-holder, a payer of taxes on real estate.
The FDA has transferred its responsibility down to the payers, and making payers out to be the bad guy.Furor rages over FDA approval of controversial Alzheimer’s drug | Laurie McGinley | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Instead, Medicaid, the federal-state program that covers the health care of very low-income Americans, ends up being the primary payer for long-term care.COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them | Abigail Abrams | June 15, 2021 | Time
American health care, a labyrinth of private, state, and federal payers with different reimbursement policies, makes covering telehealth visits a headache.
To make it even more bizarre, Shumlin has plans to turn Vermont into the only state with single-payer health insurance.
Earlier that day one of the visitors payer her respects at the Kucherenko house could not stop crying.“Bring Our Boys Home!” Say the Wives of Ukraine’s Soldiers | Anna Nemtsova | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Opponents to single payer certainly have reasons to believe the momentum is on their side.
But proponents of single payer pointed to polls that show a majority of Americans want some version of Medicare for all.
They torpedo the Affordable Care Act, and I believe we will now have single payer in this country within the next 15 years.
The attestation of this payment of the tax-payer is signed by the postal employé and bears the stamp of his post office.
The Depositor (payer) is bound before leaving the office to examine the entries sufficiently so as to see that they are correct.
Whoever in favour of another,—the depositor,—pays in the first payment and signs the deposit-book in his name is called the payer.
She had been a tax-payer in the district twenty-two years, and was considered a progressive woman.The Leaven in a Great City | Lillian William Betts
We were no longer payer and paid—we were friends—friends for life.Scottish Ghost Stories | Elliott O'Donnell
British Dictionary definitions for payer
a person who pays
the person named in a commercial paper as responsible for its payment on redemption
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