By the time a new equilibrium is reached and providers have cut costs to the bone, payers will have ratcheted down
payouts to narrow or invert margins.
Most of the single-employer plans have faced some full-funding limitation off and on for the last 10 years, because the maximums have been ratcheted down
so dramatically on many of our plans.
He says projects that were prohibitive when interest rates were high became possible as they ratcheted down
Fitch expects that over the intermediate term, health care liabilities will continue to be ratcheted down
, through contract negotiations or through a more contentious route.
But since Ma took power last year, relations across the Taiwan Strait have warmed, as Ma has ratcheted down
Taipei's pro-sovereignty rhetoric while forging new economic and logistical links with Beijing.
It also ratcheted down
the rating on Gannett commercial paper -- unsecured obligations issued for short-term cash needs -- to Prime-3 from Prime-2.
Expenses as proportion of assets was ratcheted down
The theme is much the same as before -- Gypsies have got it right, non-Gypsies need to chill out -- and there's still plenty of music on hand to ease viewing; but in "Swing," everything is ratcheted down
We were lucky this thing suddenly ratcheted down
before it hit town.