Definition of socialized medicine in English:

socialized medicine

Syllabification: so·cial·ized med·i·cine

noun

US
  • The provision of medical and hospital care for all by means of public funds.
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    • After 1989, socialized medicine ended and medical care moved toward privatization.
    • What I found interesting here is that half the country gets socialized medicine already (adding up Medicare and Medicaid).
    • This gives a hint of the strategic position the Academy of General Practice will fill years ahead while the issue of socialized medicine is debated in the forum of public opinion.

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