elective care

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elective care

A term for routine care in the UK, which can be planned or booked following a referral by a GP or an outpatient clinic.
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Subscribers can only receive coverage for non-emergency care via the LifeWise EPO network in Oregon, Alaska and Washington.
For non-emergency care needs, you can call the customer service number on the back of your member ID card to locate a network provider.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Health newsletter: Paramedics gain new role in diverting non-emergency care from the ER, the Mental Health Channel airs Texas-centered episodes and an interview with Christian R.
ReadyMED centers provide people with same-day and walk-in non-emergency care options for adults and children.
For starters, don't go to an emergency room for non-emergency care.
According to the company, the program was developed to help employees manage their medical conditions by providing access to clinical services for non-emergency care.
RUNNERS UP Medical Services (North East) Ltd, Bowburn: This private ambulance provides non-emergency care patient transport, event medical cover and urgent care transport from its Bowburn base.
It happened as a poll commissioned by Healthwatch England revealed that out of 1,700 people asked, 18 per cent admitted to using A&E for non-emergency care.
During April, 566,532 patients called the new line for urgent but non-emergency care.
The NHS 111 line, which replaced NHS Direct as the number to call for urgent but non-emergency care, has been riddled with controversy since its inception on April 1.
It would become the usual first point of contact to provide 24/7 access to unscheduled care services for urgent, but non-emergency care, including access to GP Out of Hours Services.
NHS treatment could be restricted, forcing those who have lived or worked here for less than a year to pay GPs for non-emergency care.