pocketbook issue

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Related to pocketbook issue: stabilise, call on, in favor, standing by, rebooked
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Noun1.pocketbook issue - an issue whose settlement will affect financial resources
issue - an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; "the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"; "politicians never discuss the real issues"
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My gut tells me this is as much a pocketbook issue as it is a multicultural issue.
For the Canadian consumer, this is a pocketbook issue."
HOW BROADLY federal health regulators define medical loss in upcoming regulations fleshing out healthcare reform legislation has emerged as a key pocketbook issue for insurance agents.
So, its an emotional issue, its a pocketbook issue for average voters and thats why its so motivating.
Medicaid expansion is a real pocketbook issue for CMHCs.
But there is a pocketbook issue that voters likely will focus on as the prime reason to cast a ballot.
For McConnell and other Republican Party critics, regulation of carbon emissions is a pocketbook issue where constituents' short-term interests must prevail.
"And, if you don't believe in doing the right thing, then look at it as a pocketbook issue."
"We are fearful that the MLR will be defined too narrowly," she said, acknowledging that this is a pocketbook issue for agents"
Lacking their previous dominance on terrorism and Iraq, and failing to beat the Democrats on every economic or pocketbook issue tested, the Republicans have a lot of ground to make up on issues.
SAN DIEGO -- As pay for performance becomes more common, patient adherence could become a pocketbook issue for physicians, Dr.