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Any mechanism of health care provision for uninsured patients by direct, i.e., mandated, federal/state funding or indirect/tacit write-off mechanisms

safety net

Health access Any mechanism of health care provision for uninsured Pts by direct–ie, mandated–federal/state funding or indirect/tacit–write-offs vehicles

safety net

A colloquial term for social or financial support to prevent poor outcomes for indigent people, families, or communities. In health care, the concept includes providing subsidized care for the uninsured, for the very young or the very old, for those with contagious diseases or those who cannot take care of themselves.
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The idea of mutual cooperation among the countries and the creation of league of Social Safety Nets was praised.
The World Bank approved a $600 million loan in May 1999 to help finance Indonesia's social safety net as a means to deal with the country's devastating economic crisis.
We also stand to gain from China s stellar experience in bringing more than 600 million people out of poverty over three decades and the experience with its urban social safety nets program the Dibao, says Keith Hansen, World Bank Group s Vice President for Human Development.
5 million Egyptian families in poverty through aiding the Egyptian government's social safety nets project entitled"Solidarity and Dignity" (Takafol w Karama).
2 million pending beneficiaries of BISP will be brought in to the social safety net through social mobilization using women leaders and women committees.
The chairperson assured the donors that BISP will be making robust action plans for implementation of suggestions made by all the development partners and a strategic retreat will also be organized in order to determine the future role of BISP as a social safety net.
Nonprofit Finance Fund Makes Awards to Bolster 7 Social Safety Net Providers
A World Bank loan will help finance reform of Jamaica's Social Safety Net (SSN) (Loan 7076-JM; Project ID No.
The Elizabeth Fry Society pointed out that cuts to the social safety net (social programs such as social assistance, health care, and education) have led to the increasing criminalization of the most marginalized in society--including young, Aboriginal and poor women and those with mental and cognitive disabilities.
GLASTRIS: What the Democrats would never say, but I think the smarter ones believe is: We want to more the country somewhat closer to the social safety net you have in Canada and Europe, but to do it in American fashion.
At the same time, as the social safety net is cut apart, we have seen abortion become an obscene tool of social policy.

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