alternative plan of care

alternative plan of care

A health care (insurance) policy provision that allows an individual beneficiary to obtain benefits not expressly provided by the policy.
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With the use of alternative information sources such as Professor Tom Hale's Medications and mothers milk (1) or the Breastfeeding Network's drugs information helpline, (2) an alternative plan of care can usually be proffered, with the result that breastfeeding can continue for the benefit of both the mother and baby.
Simple LTC Solution(SM) provides core benefits including nursing facility, assisted living facility, home care, adult day care, alternative plan of care, and bed reservation.
Likewise, if a resident is refusing or is noncompliant with treatment, the resident's family and/or responsible party should be informed at once, with the consequential risks explained and an alternative plan of care developed.
An Alternative Plan of Care benefit, which may cover new and emerging forms of care that do not become available until years after a consumer has purchased the policy.
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