outpatient services

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outpatient services

(1) Medical and other services provided to a non-admitted patient by a hospital or other qualified facility—e.g., mental health clinic, rural health clinic, mobile X-ray unit, free-standing dialysis unit.
 
Examples
Physical therapy, diagnostic X-ray, lab tests, outpatient services.
 
(2) A service provided in less than one day—i.e., up to 23 hours and 59 minutes—at a hospital outpatient department or community mental health center.

outpatient services

Hospital-based services Managed care Medical and other services provided, to a nonadmitted Pt, by a hospital or other qualified facility–eg, mental health clinic, rural health clinic, mobile X-ray unit, free-standing dialysis unit Examples Physical therapy, diagnostic X-ray, lab tests. See Ambulatory services.
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Optimize primary, community-based and preventive services while supporting the cost-effective use of innovative, technology-driven, acute, hospital-based services.
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Having these facilities in the local area makes enables patients to retain links with their families, friends and communities, and makes it easier and more effective for community-based services to work with hospital-based services.
The IRP looks at plans relating to hospital-based services, community-based services or specialised regional or national services with a focus on patients and quality of care.
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