two-tiered system

two-tiered system

Social medicine The existence of 2 levels of health benefits and care, depending on whether the Pt can afford to pay or not
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Mitchell, who has studied Britain's two-tiered system, maintains that at least 5 percent of payroll must be deposited into private accounts for the system to work.
The structure of wet nursing that prevailed in the nineteenth century established a hierarchy among wet nurses, as well as a two-tiered system of infant care.
About 75% of more than 2,500 people surveyed in 1995 said they do not believe they and their families would receive fair treatment under a two-tiered system.
Forecasters plan to rely on a two-tiered system to anticipate the weather at each site.
Under such an approach, a two-tiered system of regulation could be incorporated into the managed competition model.
At the same time, it initiated a transition from the old pay-as-you-go system, in which current workers are taxed to pay for current retirees, to a new two-tiered system consisting of scaled-back pay-as-you-go benefits and personal retirement accounts.
But the public mood has shifted, Congress and the president have spoken, and the two-tiered system of issuing licenses under the Federal Real ID Act is now the law of the land.
The 13-member Advisory Council on Social Security, which has advised every president since Franklin Roosevelt, considered three options for Social Security reforms: Maintain the current benefit structure, increasing payroll taxes as necessary to pay retirees; raise payroll taxes by two percentage points and let everyone invest the extra money in IRAs; or establish a two-tiered system that allows even more private investment.
A two-tiered system governs the activity of the oocyte gene, Brown reports.
Under the proposal, the company would shift to a two-tiered system from its existing three-block structure.
Schwarzenegger wants a two-tiered system for new hires that rolls back pension benefits to pre-1999 levels and is calling for state employees to contribute 6 percent of their gross pay into the state retirement fund rather than the current 5 percent.
The new White House proposal outlines a two-tiered system for consideration of genetic engineering.