Going universal – The Hindu (Nov 24, 2017)

Going universal – The Hindu (Nov 24, 2017)

Karnataka’s move to amend the law governing private medical establishments is a logical step in its plan to provide universal health coverage in the State. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Word List-2 (To Improve English Vocabulary)

  1. amend (verb) – revise, alter, change/modify.
  2. lay down (phrasal verb) – formulate, stipulate, frame.
  3. transparency (noun) – clarity, straightforwardness, openness.
  4. parity (noun) – equality, unity, evenness.
  5. drop the ball (phrase) – mistake/mishandle things.
  6. road map (noun) – plan, strategy ( to achieve a goal).
  7. pursue (verb) – undertake, follow, carry on.
  8. come up with (phrase) – produce, devise, propose.
  9. devise (verb) – arrange, work out, develop.
  10. cap (verb) – limit, restrict, put a ceiling on.
  11. out-of-pocket (adjective) – (of an expense) payments made directly than put on account.
  12. streamline (verb) – efficient, smooth-running, well run/organized.
  13. comprehensive (adjective) – wide-ranging/all-inclusive, complete.
  14. fragmentation (noun) – breaking, separation, disintegration.
  15. lose sight of (phrase) – pay no attention to, fail to consider, be lax about.



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