bed charge

bed charge

[′bed ‚chärj]
(metallurgy)
The primary charge of fuel in a cupola to initiate the melting process.
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DOWNMARKET TABLOID SUPPORTS BED CHARGE BEDROOM tax victims hit out last night after the Sun newspaper came out in favour of the hated charge.
This is a repetitive process since the resulting inert gas atoms can undergo the same ionization and powder bed charge annihilation process over and over again.
The day may soon come when hospital operations and drugs are covered by one's NHS stamp, but there will be a daily bed charge and also a need to pay for all meals.
The range of measures announced in the Budget include a welcome freeze on prescription charges, emergency department fees and hospital bed charges.
Islanders claim the Royal Charter granted by King Robert III in 1584 clearly waives any sea bed charges imposed by the Crown.
It has also been revealed the HSE has no emergency funds to cover a [euro]60million shortfall due to the delay in implementing new private bed charges.
a) Kids 19 and under stay free in their parents room and at some hotels rollaway bed charges may apply.
The projected [euro]60million in expected income this year from Minister James Reilly's changes in public hospital private bed charges is not expected to be fully achieved.
A VHI spokesman said examples of incorrect billing include: INCORRECT bed charges being invoiced by a hospital, for example, a private room billed where the patient occupied a semi-private room INCORRECT consultant charges being raised for cancelled surgical procedures, and PRIVATE fees being raised for patients who were treated as public patients.
Last month VHI warned the 21% hike in private bed charges in public hospitals would have a "significant additional impact" on its cost base.