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Definition of the noun payer

What does payer mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: payers

  1. a person who pays money for something
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of payer: remunerator
    • more generic terms: money dealer / money handler = a person who receives or invests or pays out money
    • more specific words:
      • drawee = the person (or bank) who is expected to pay a check or draft when it is presented for payment
      • paymaster = a person in charge of paying wages
      • taxpayer = someone who pays taxes
      • renter / tenant = someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
      • tither = someone who pays tithes

Alternative definition of the noun payer


  1. One who pays; specifically, the person by whom a bill or note has been, or should be, paid.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for payer

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Google previewHealthcare Fraud (2012)

Auditing and Detection Guide by Rebecca S. Busch

The payer is an entity that processes claims on behalf of a sponsored benefit plan.

Google previewCorporate Income Tax Law and Practice in the People's Republic of China (2011)

by Fuli Cao

The payer is the withholding agent. In case of dividends, interest, rentals, and royalties, the taxable income is the entire amount of revenue,2 which is the total consideration and other charges received by a non-resident enterprise from a ...

Google previewStep-by-Step Medical Coding, 2013 Edition (2014)

by Carol J. Buck

By far, the largest third-party payer is the government through the Medicare program. Because the Medicare program plays such an important role in reimbursement, the rules and regulations that govern Medicare reimbursement will be the ...

Google previewIndividuals in Context (2000)

A Practical Guide to Client-centered Practice by Virginia Griswold Fearing, Jo Clark

The payer is the institution or individual who pays for the health care services rendered. Payers may include Federal Governments, Provincial or State Governments, for-profit insurance companies, and clients. Some payers refer to themselves ...

Google previewEleven Blunders that Cripple Psychotherapy in America (2010)

A Remedial Unblundering by Nicholas A. Cummings, William T. O'Donohue

The biggest third-party payer is the federal government, through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Department ofDefense (the government paysfor about 50% of all healthcare). We know who ultimately has to pay¦all of us through taxes. Although ...

Google previewAdministrative Healthcare Data (2014)

A Guide to Its Origin, Content, and Application Using SAS by Craig Dickstein, Renu Gehring

Since the payer is the financial link between the member/patient and the provider , there is a provider component (the contract) and a member component (a benefit structure) that feeds the adjudication process. Two products result from ...

Google previewAnalytical Dictionary of Retailing (2000)

by Jeanne Dancette, Léon F. Wegnez, Christophe Réthoré

CAR-CARE MALL Voir AUTO CENTER CART Voir PUSHCART CASH AND CARRY Voir CASH-AND-CARRY CASH-AND-CARRY cash and carry payer- prendre, comptant sans livraison, payeremporter, payer et emporter DÉFINITION ...

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Single Payer Now!

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A good payer will not object to leaving a deposit.
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Scrabble value of P3A1Y4E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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