Subsiding health care (an hapax)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 25 04:29:00 UTC 2013

No doubt brought down by the web site problems.

(In the OED the transitive form has just one quotation, from 1650.)


At 12/24/2013 11:15 PM, W Brewer wrote:
><<Once the prescription benefit law took effect, attention suddenly shifted
>from a general philosophical debate over government's role in **subsiding**
>health care to a discussion of costs and benefits of the new program, said
>Mark McClellan, who ran the Medicare program in the Bush administration and
>oversaw the prescription-drug rollout.>>
>_Health law not first new program with launch woes_ By Tom Raum of
>Associated Press, MSN News (25 Dec 2013?)
><subsidizing health care> 1.05M ghits
><subsiding health care> hapax legomenon
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