ancillary services


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ancillary services

A Medicare (US) term for professional services provided by a hospital or other inpatient health program. ASs may provide a source of increased revenues and facilitate the flow of information regarding patient management.
 
Examples
X-ray, medications, lab or other services.

an·cil·lary ser·vic·es

(an'sil-ar-ē sĕr'vi-sĕz)
Diagnostic or therapeutic services provided by a professional health care provider for clients on an outpatient basis as an adjunct to basic medical or surgical services.
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