rationing

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rationing

Managed care The allocation or distribution of a scarce product, commodity or service. See Age-based rationing, Health care rationing, Oregon plan, Red-tape rationing.

ra·tion·ing

(rash'ŭn-ing)
Allotment or distribution of fixed portions.
[L. ratio, calculation]

rationing

Resource allocation in health care, esp. in managed health care systems.

rationing

See MEDICAL RATIONING.
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The hearings also touched on the perceived insufficient use of nonprice rationing methods to allocate credit.
Treasury Secretary Kennedy and other top government officials met with chief executives from the nation's major banks, urging nonprice rationing.
Burns nevertheless requested on May 22 that bankers allocate credit through nonprice rationing instead of further rate increases.
Consumers, though, found credit less available because binding usury ceilings resulted in nonprice rationing of consumer credit.