single-payer

adjective
sin·gle-pay·er | \ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˈpā-ər \

Definition of single-payer 

: of, relating to, or being a system in which health-care providers are paid for their services by the government rather than by private insurers

First Known Use of single-payer

1987, in the meaning defined above

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