multipayer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ payer

Adjective[edit]

multipayer (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly healthcare) Involving payment by more than one party.
    • 2004, Martin A. Levin, Martin M. Shapiro, Transatlantic policymaking in an age of austerity: diversity and drift (page 17)
      Single-payer systems tend to rely heavily on general tax revenues, whereas multipayer systems generally employ payroll-tax financing.

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