ALL-PAYER SYSTEM

a level playing field in regard to the cost of health care. Settings in which treatments come at the same price no matter who is responsible for payment.

ALL-PAYER SYSTEM: "All-payer systems are preferred by those who assume the prices will be lower to cater to patient's paying their own costs, and despised by those who assume they'll be higher because insurance companies do most of the paying."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALL-PAYER SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/all-payer-system/ (accessed June 19, 2019).
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