outpatient services

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.
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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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The findings of the study suggest that youths with psychiatric disorders, currently receiving inpatient services, reported lower self-concept, particularly global self-worth, compared to those receiving outpatient services.
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It offers detox, inpatient and outpatient services. It has a capacity of 100 patients.
The psychiatric hospital will also include outpatient services, including outpatient psychotherapy, medication management, an intensive outpatient program and a partial hospitalization program.
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St Andrew's Hospice has welcomed back patients to its relaunched outpatient services facility.
The project brings together primary and specialty care, 24/7 emergency services, inpatient and outpatient surgery, outpatient services, advanced diagnostic imaging, laboratory services and a cancer center.
Mr Misori complained that outpatient services, which are supposed to be limitless under the contract, have collapsed forcing the over 70,000 teachers covered by the scheme to foot their bills after being attended to.
> Outpatient services: These services are also covered with a maximum 10 per cent co-insurance.
It also offers patients urology, podiatry, and gastroenterology outpatient services and otolaryngology, audiology, and ophthalmology outpatient services will also commence shortly.
Starting from this week, any women previously referred to the Women's Hospital for obstetrics or gynecology outpatient services or procedures will be instructed to visit the WWRC for their appointment.

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