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fundholding

(ˈfʌndˌhəʊldɪŋ)
n
(Economics) (formerly, in the National Health Service in Britain) the system enabling general practitioners to receive a fixed budget from which to pay for primary care, drugs, and nonurgent hospital treatment for patients
ˈfundˌholder n
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at is an insult to fundholders in that it implies that we have neither the intelligence nor the alertness to spot when some get-rich-quick scheme is not all that it seems to be.
Because of the mystique fine art creates for itself, fundholders feel they have to be led by experts who hold the key to this mystique and therein lie all the opportunities for abuse of privilege.
His clarification did not reject the possibility that Middle East fundholders might be invited to acquire a share in assets such as the NEC and ICC, while leaving ownership of the buildings in council hands.
in Tokyo said, "We are looking forward to finding many block trading opportunities to help achieve superior results for our fundholders.
The older industrial model of welfare in which different bureaucracies and different fundholders sorted-out problems for separate groups of income support clients, health care clients and housing clients creates as many problems as it solves.
The main fundholders - The Arts Council, Sandwell Council and regional development agency Advantage West Midlands - were forced to stump up an extra pounds 4 million each to keep the project going.
The foundation is urging organisers of youth projects in Dunchurch to apply for grants and its fundholders also hope to secure a new round of government cash for community schemes across the borough.
In Cornfeld, the plaintiff (IIT) was a Luxembourg trust fund holding a portfolio of securities investments in which several thousand fundholders participated.
From this April, the new primary care groups will take over the old fundholders, we will have a one-tier system again.
When a fund registers a gain, there are capital gains taxes to pay, an expense passed on to fundholders.
Many major banks and pension fundholders invest their customers' money in firms involved in activities such as factory farming, blood sports and pollution.
Health Secretary Frank Dobson will ban GP fundholders from getting their patients preferential treatment by buying places on hospital waiting lists.