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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'In the two-tiered system, the minimum wage is just a floor wage that will be supplemented by productivity-based increases,' Sequena said.
'The unitary tax system will make it much easier for the DOF to collect much needed revenues Having a two-tiered system, making cigarettes cheaper especially for youth is like dangling lollipop to children That is not doing our countrymen a favor,' she said.
Summary: The latest implosion in the Lebanese Cabinet is a stark demonstration of the need for a two-tiered system of government -- one that deals with pressing national issues, and the other that deals with the petty bickering of political factions.
And Claire Mills, a delegate from Leicestershire, told the conference: "A fractured two-tiered system of qualifications can only lead to a fractured two-tier society in which, to put it in layman's terms, the practical people are split from the clever people.
We end up with a two-tiered system." In February 2007, Blackstock helped launch a federal human rights complaint to try and get equal funding.
The CEC proposal will be a two-tiered system. The first enforces efficiency standards beginning in 2011; the second promises to reduce energy use by 49%.
"Although abortion remains legal, a two-tiered system is already emerging in our country," Sharon L.
This two-tiered system of partnership law is not equality.
Siobhan O'Donoghue, Director of the Migrants' Rights Centre, fears that giving Green Cards to just highly skilled workers would create a two-tiered system for emigrant employees.
CalCPA has a two-tiered system for classified ads that features discounts for CalCPA members.
Under such a two-tiered system, capital gains, interest income and other financial income are separated from earned income and bundled together to be taxed at a lower rate.
To prevent a two-tiered system from developing, every residential care facility is required to provide care to a certain percentage of residents, determined for each region by the federal government, who cannot afford an accommodation payment.