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A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-à-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting
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Managed care A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-á-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting. See Case mix, Patient mix, Payer mix, Service mix.
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(mĭks) [L. mixtus, to mix]
1. To put things, substances, or people together in solution, a collection, or an assembly, respectively.
2. The act of mixing.
3. A mixture of materials, as a cement mix, available in various proportions of ingredients.
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Patient discussion about mix

Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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three mixable shades come in one compact so you can blend to find the right colour to match your skin.
Epoxy paint is mixable to any color, but the best all-around color is pre-mixed light gray.
Fernet became a rite of passage among bartenders: If a bartender poured a shot for a customer (usually another bartender) and another for themselves, it was called a "bartender's handshake." Bartenders began to recognize the spirit as eminently mixable, its bitter notes balancing sweetness, providing the energy or "bite" that causes a cocktail to sing, and informing many new mixed drinks.
The attributes of the still popular but stagnant types of rums fresh, mixable, flavored, easy to drink--don't transfer easily to more aged expressions, though of all aged spirits, rum might be the most approachable.
The Rumble Boys line contains Knockout Stimulating shampoo; Heavy-Weight Hold Phosphorescent gel, which glows under black light; High Voltage gel foam that streams out of a siren-like cap like silly string; Shark Attack pomade schtick, an oblong-shaped stick for ease of use and War Paint, mixable temporary hair and body paints packaged in an ammo box.
Chocolate royale is available in ready-to-drink cans, as is a water mixable version in single-serve packets.
However, the whisky boasts a number of advantages--it's easy-going, mellow-smooth, mixable and has rye on its side.
"I generally stay away from extreme flavors--the candy and cookies--and stick to more mixable flavors," Rodgers says.
The other version is made from molasses in a continuous distillation process, distilled many times, yielding a mostly tasteless and mixable vodka-like spirit.
Specialists are working to get the word out about all the great varieties, from aged sipping rums and mixable white to spiced and flavored rums.