house call


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house call

n.
A professional visit made to a home, especially by a physician.

house call

A visit to a Pt by a physician providing some form of primary care or followup to prior therapy
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Jeffery Katz, who provides house calls to homebound Medicaid managed care patients in central Maryland, praised the house call apps, saying they have the potential to bring down costs for the health care system and free physicians from the hassles of dealing with insurance companies.
While house call services are uncommon in dentistry, they are not new to Dr.
For those without insurance or Medicare/Medicaid, the House Call service runs between $85 and $150 per visit, depending on services.
Sixty-two percent of respondents reported the typical house call was for a patient older than 70 years.
Medicare is raising the amount it pays doctors for house calls.
ACT residents may participate in the program by calling ActewAGL s Energy Efficiency team on 1300 789 002 to book a free energy-saving house call.
This national study was undertaken to compare physician house call practices among family physicians, general internists, and general pediatricians.
Standard encounter forms were filled in by the physicians immediately after each patient encounter by office visit, house call, or telephone.