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safety net

A collection of resources available for use in case of problems, often financial ones. With the unpredictability of freelance work, I always make sure I have money in my savings account as a safety net. Cuts to welfare are just one example of how society's safety net has been weakened.
See also: net, safety
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Access to Care after Massachusetts' Health Care Reform: A Safety Net Hospital Patient Survey.
In Egypt, the social safety net relies on a database built around citizen registration using national ID cards.
She also talked about the challenges faced by Social Safety Nets, specifically data linkage challenges between the main programme and other social delivery programmes (in provinces and at local level) and how these challenges can be turned into opportunities for efficient service delivery to the poor by removing the duplication of efforts and resources.
9 billion people in 136 low- and middle-income countries benefit from social safety net programs.
SOLVING A LONG-STANDING PROBLEM--Providing care for people without insurance has never been lucrative--safety net hospitals have operating margins anywhere from -2 percent annually for for-profit safety net hospitals to -0.
Safety net programs can be provided by the public sector (the state and aid donors) or by the private sector (NGOs, private firms, charities, and informal household transfers.
5 million to fund the continuation of a project to provide safety nets to the country's poorest people and improve the public pension schemes.
At a time where the European Union, Japan and the United States pledged USD 700 million a year, the Arab League safety net pledged USD 300 million.
One of the key issues for safety net providers as reform is implemented is preparing for a surge in newly insured patients who need more care because they are entering the system for the first time, according to APHA member Sara Rosenbaum, JD, a health law professor at George Washington University.
A Kent Police spokesman said yesterday: ''A man taking part in a human cannonball event this afternoon has died after it is believed a safety net failed to engage.
for-performance in safety net settings: Issues, opportunities, and challenges for the future," by Gary Young, J.
This finding then led to our Safety Net Initiative.
Volumes of work document the inadequacies of safety net structure, funding, and access, (1) but I have found many examples of safety net systems that function well enough.
Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics includes a substantial financial safety net and insurance plan.
SmartData has worked with safety net service companies to produce a software solution that is easy to manage and install, with five customers now implementing the NetLog product nationwide.