ambulatory patient group


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ambulatory patient group

Managed care A prospective payment system, analogous to inpatient DRGs, for ± 300 hospital outpatient technical component services. See Ambulatory payment classification, DRG.
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Am·bu·la·to·ry Pa·tient Group

(am'byū-ă-tōr-ē pā'shĕnt grūp)
A payment system replaced by the Ambulatory Payment Classification (q.v.).
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