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  • n. The maker of a payment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See payer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See payer.


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  • But then again doesn't everyone have pad costs unless the tax payor is footing the bill??

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  • So until Obama's administration buys every company doing business in the United States and your paycheck says that the payor is the US Government, then you can call it Socialism which he can't do without the Congress and Senate passing the bill.

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  • Specifically, FPHCI does not include dividends received by a CFC from a payor corporation that satisfies all of the following three requirements: • The payor is a corporation that is a related person to the CFC; • The payor is created or organized under the laws of the same foreign country as the CFC; and• A substantial part of the payor's assets is used in a trade or business located in the payor's country of incorporation (which also is the CFC's country of incorporation).

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  • Health care (and insurance) costs have been rising for two primary reasons – the tax exempt status of employer provided health benefits that encourages third-party payor systems which feed the tragedy of the commons dilemma, combined with the aging population that (given the foregoing externality) has little monetary incentive to individually curb health care consumption because the costs of the individual health care decisions are spread out among many similatly-situated persons.

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  • But insurers would not go out of business and there would be no sudden conversion to single payor because most people get (and would continue to get) their health insurance through work.

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  • Apparently those are the same people as single payor advocates.

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  • When he says there should be a single-payor plan for "all Americans" is he including himself, the rest of congress and the President and all of their families?

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  • There needs to be a single payor system, not just a public option. thomas lybbert

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  • We have higher mortality rates for infants, the poor and people of color and lower life expectancy rates than single payor countries with socialized health care.

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  • And truthfully, without a single payor approach (which to all of you nay-sayers scared to death of the "S" word is the best way to negotiate for the patient because their would be a monopoly for the consumer) a public plan shouldn't be anything more than a safety net.

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