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1. Politics not in office or authority
2. Baseball an instance of the putting out of a batter; putout

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A term used in air traffic control communications meaning the conversation is over and no further response is expected.
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With these measures, people who can least afford high out-of-pocket costs can continue to access services through a strengthened Extended Medicare Safety Net, Dr Seidel said.
About 19% of the participants with employer coverage said out-of-pocket health care costs have set them back financially.
The out-of-pocket health expenditure (OOPHE) is one of the main issues in the policy decisions in the national settings.
According to Guardian, three in five workers are unable to pay a $3,000 out-of-pocket medical expense.
We included only plans in the basic Medicare Advantage plan data files, and only plans that have numbers in the premium and out-of-pocket limit columns, rather than comments, such as "to be determined.
Americans spent $12,800,000,000 out-of-pocket on natural product supplements, which was about one-quarter of what they spent out-of-pocket on prescription drugs.
There are two ways for employees to pay out-of-pocket costs with before tax dollars: Flexible Spending Accounts and HSAs.
Our findings suggest the ACA mandate will likely significantly reduce the out-of-pocket expenditures of contraceptive users, in some cases to nothing," Nora Becker and Daniel Polsky, Ph.
Out-of-pocket expenditures are even more skewed, with almost half of expenditures made by the top 5 percent of spenders.
The plan caps out-of-pocket doctor and hospital expenses at $2,500 per individual and $5,000 per family; and at $6,350 and $12,700 per individual and family for prescription drugs.
Out-of-pocket costs include a health plan's annual deductible, which is the amount before insurance starts paying, as well as any copayments and cost-sharing.