outpatient care


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Related to outpatient care: Out patient, ambulatory care

outpatient care

Managed care
(1) Ambulatory care.
(2) Medical or surgical care that does not include an overnight stay.
 
Medspeak-UK
Care provided in hospital on an appointment basis without the need for admission or overnight stay in hospital.
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Comprehensive cleaning service of buildings, their premises and facilities, urban and similar waste management and maintenance and conservation of landscaped areas and indoor plants of health centers, suaps and other primary and specialized outpatient care centers of area iii of health, lorca.
4 billion and inpatient care was the largest share at 41%, outpatient care was 24%, residential care was 22%, retail prescription drugs were 8%, and insurance administration was 5%, according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Behavioral Health Spending and Use Accounts.
But, in the third quarter, when the hospitals in the study billed insured patients, they collected only 41 percent of the patient responsibility amounts for outpatient care, and only 31 percent of the patient responsibility amounts for inpatient care.
This study provides new findings on the provision of hospital outpatient care to the uninsured using hospital outpatient discharge records from Florida from 1997 through 2008.
Additionally, the study showed that one extra day in the hospital would, in many cases, cost less overall than the associated outpatient care required with early discharge.
Overall, the satisfaction index for VA was 84 for inpatient care and 82 for outpatient care, which compares favorably with the U.
We decomposed the total growth rate of insurance system expenditures on the outpatient care (E), into the growth rate component due to possible quality enhancement via the more numerous and more expensive procedures performed during the visit (u), into the growth rate component due to the change in the input price level ([pi]) and into the growth rate component due to the frequency of a patient's visits (n).
For the third year, spending grew fastest for outpatient care compared to the other service categories, rising 6.
According to the principals, the outpatient care building and parking garages are part of the Bioscience Connecticut initiative, a plan championed by Connecticut Governor Dannel P.
The reasons for Hospital Systems focusing their strategy on the transition to outpatient care are numerous, explains Sharon Kelley.
The cost of outpatient care showed the fastest rate of growth.
The study examined changes in the use of outpatient care among people in Medicare plans that almost doubled outpatient co-payments, and then compared the trend with similar plans that kept such co-pays steady.