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point system

(in the United States) a specialty capitation method in which points are assigned for each patient seen in specific diagnostic or service categories. Periodically points are totaled and income distributed proportionately.
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Fines and black point system are good steps to curb traffic offences.
He said that the white point system was introduced by the Chairman of Dubai Police and Head of General Security Lt.
The point system also sets up small, medium and large point scales for certain types of businesses, along with unique assessments for certain businesses.
The squared bonus point system is similar to the regular bonus point system, except the state squares an applicant's total bonus points, giving someone with more points an even greater chance of drawing a tag.
See Gafner & Yale-Loehr, supra note 4, at 187-88 ("The point system allows potential immigrants to easily compute whether they qualify for Canadian immigrant status.
A point system, supporters argue, would be more acceptable to the public because the government (rather than employers or families) would be selecting new immigrants and this selection would be based on national economic priorities.
Although the court struck down the university's controversial point system in the undergraduate school's admissions, affirmative action supporters note that the system was unique to U Michigan.
The point system is based upon business experience, lifelong learning and, if necessary, an examination.
said Tuesday it will introduce a point system to distribute the company's welfare services among its employees.
Caveat: The disadvantages of the point system are that it takes time to correct financial disparities and it's bad when income goes down.
The point system is based on business experience, life-long learning and examination.
The point system is normally determined by a baseline assessment tool used to classify each resident's needs.