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encounterManaged care The process of a Pt coming to a provider, receiving services, and leaving. See also Visit, Window of service Medtalk A meeting, an interaction. See Semi-sexual encounter, Sexual encounter.
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A health care contact between the patient and the provider who is responsible for diagnosing and treating the patient.
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