PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM (PPS), in healthcare, is a Medicare administered payment plan where providers are paid a predetermined sum for caring for a given number of consumers. The built in incentive is for providers to control costs, theoretically leading to more cost effective care.
RECOVERY, in finance, a. absorption of cost through the allocation of depreciation; b. residual cost or salvage value of a fixed asset after all allowable depreciation; or, c. collection of an accounts receivable that had been previously been written off as a bad debt.
NEGOTIABLE CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT is a security generally issued in increments of $1 million and, if created in good delivery form, salable in the national market through a securities dealer or a bank investment department prior to maturity.
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