Definition of Outpatient
Examples of Outpatient in a sentence
Hospital Inpatient Services which are medically neces- sary include only those Services which satisfy the above requirements, require the acute bed-patient (overnight) setting, and which could not have been pro- vided in the Physician's office, the Outpatient depart- ment of a Hospital, or in another lesser facility without adversely affecting the patient's condition or the quality of medical care rendered.
Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management TrainingBenefits are provided for diabetes Outpatient self- management training, education and medical nutrition ther- apy that is Medically Necessary to enable a Participant to properly use the devices, equipment and supplies, and any additional Outpatient self-management training, education and medical nutrition therapy when directed or prescribed by the Member’s Physician.
Excludes dental procedures and ser- vices of a dentist or oral surgeon.6. Outpatient routine newborn circumcisions.**For the purposes of this Benefit, routine newborn cir- cumcisions are circumcisions performed within 18 months of birth.Covered Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy Services provided in an Outpatient Hospital setting are described under the Rehabilitation (Physical, Occupational and Res- piratory Therapy) Benefits and Speech Therapy Benefits sections.
For diagnostic studies that could have been provid- ed on an Outpatient basis; b.
If the frequency code is 3, the patient status must be 30 (Still a Patient or Expected to Return for Outpatient Services).