from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not having been compensated; serving without compensation; unpaid.
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- adj. Not compensated; having no compensation.
- adj. Not paid for one's work.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not paying a salary
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However, "noncitizen immigrants were more likely than U.S. natives to have a health care visit classified as uncompensated care," the authors note (Stimpson, Wilson and Eschbach, 2/11).
Citizens who’ve suffered property damage and bodily injury that will forever remain uncompensated because the miscreant who injured them was an illegal alien.
And, in fact, there's going to be a whole lot of savings that we obtain from that, because, for example, the average American family is paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs in their insurance premiums to pay for what's called uncompensated care, people who show up at the emergency room because they don't have a primary care physician.
You see the crisis when people come in who aren't fully insured and you become loaded up with what's called uncompensated care.
Maryland hospitals hold a separate indicator of how many go without health insurance in what's called uncompensated care, or care that's provided in which hospitals receive no payment from the patient or an insurance company.
Uncompensated CareObama repeated a claim about uncompensated care that we've already said was unjustified: Obama: And, in fact, there's going to be a whole lot of savings that we obtain from that because, for example, the average American family is paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs in their insurance premiums to pay for what's called uncompensated care — people who show up at the emergency room because they don't have a primary care physician.
Moreover, Mr. Sestak had simply been offered an "uncompensated" board position that was "additional service" to his current House job.
Others receive "uncompensated" treatment, which ends up being paid for either by the government or by higher medical bills for the insured.
The chances are very good that the additional risk in your portfolio is "uncompensated", which means that you could obtain the same expected returns with less risk, by holding a more diversified portfolio.
Bosshard argues that the Bank has not accepted responsibility for social and environmental damage done by previously funded projects, such as uncompensated displacements, massive debt burdens, damaged ecosystems and serious human rights violations.
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