Someone who goes to the hospital for treatment but does not stay overnight.
A patient who comes to a hospital, clinic or dispensary for diagnosis and/or treatment but does not occupy a bed.
Patient who does not need to stay overnight in a hospital. Outpatient services include lab tests, x-rays, and some surgeries.
Treatment that does not involve an overnight hospital stay. May take place in a hospital or a medical office.
A patient who is treated without staying overnight at the hospital.
A person who receives care at a clinic or hospital without being admitted to that facility as an overnight or resident patient.
Medical procedures that do not require a hospital stay. They typically occur in a hospital or physician's office.
A person who visits a healthcare facility for diagnosis or treatment without spending the night. Sometimes called a day patient.
An individual who receives health care services without being admitted to a health care facility.
patients who are seen in clinics, not admitted to the hospital.
An individual receiving hospital care but not occupying a hospital bed as an inpatient.
A patient who gets treatment at a hospital but doesn't stay there. For example, you go to the hospital in the morning for minor surgery. As soon as you wake up from the anesthesia, the doctor sends you home to recover. This is outpatient care because you didn't need to stay in the hospital. There may be some cases when you spend the night in a hospital, but still are considered an outpatient. It's always best to ask your doctor if you're getting outpatient or inpatient care, because your health plan may pay differently for each.
A patient who is not hospitalized (not staying in the hospital) but visits the hospital for treatment or to see their physician
An individual who comes to a hospital or clinic from medical care but does not need to be admitted.
a patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that does not require an overnight stay
a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated
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a patient who comes to the hospital for a consultation but who does not need to stay
a term for someone who is receiving care outside of hospital
A patient who is not staying in a hospital for more than 24 hours but is being treated in an office, clinic or other ambulatory care facility; also descriptive of such a facility.
A patient who receives services in a health care facility, such as a physician's office, clinic, urgent care center, emergency department, or ambulatory surgical center and goes home the same day.
A patient who is receiving care at a hospital, physician office or other health facility without being admitted as an Inpatient. The term "ambulatory" is often used to describe Outpatient care.
surgery or medical treatment in a hospital or clinic where it is not medically necessary to occupy a bed.
Patient who is treated at a hospital but not admitted. Will not stay overnight in hospital.
Medical treatment that may be provided in a doctor's office or in a hospital that does not involve an overnight stay.
If you receive medical treatment from a physician or in a hospital or clinic, but are not confined or charged room or board, you are an outpatient.
A patient who visits a hospital or clinic for diagnosis/treatment but is not admitted overnight.
Non-resident hospital patient.
An outpatient is a patient who receives a pre-admission assessment, or a diagnostic procedure or treatment at a healthcare facility, and who is not admitted, and the specialist's intent is that they will leave that facility within 3 hours from the start of the consultation. When patients receive a general anaesthetic they are deemed not to be outpatients. See 'Follow-up attendance'.
Any service occurring in a hospital setting that is less than 24 hours. 23 hour admits are considered an outpatient service.
a patient who attends appointments at the hospital or hospital clinics.
A patient who is not admitted to the hospital, but who receives care under a doctorâ€™s guidance.
patient admitted the day of surgery and discharged the same day.
Services provided outside of a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or other healthcare institution at the time services are accessed.
A person receiving treatment in a hospital, clinic, or office without being hospitalized.
a patient who is receiving ambulatory care at a hospital or other facility without being admitted to the facility.
means care received in a hospital department, ambulatory surgical facility, urgent care facility, or physician's office where the patient leaves the same day.
Any person that undergoes health care or medical treatment on an outpatient basis that does not mandate an overnight hospital stay. Many major health insurance companies publish lists of specific medical treatments, tests, and services that are not recognized unless they are performed on an outpatient basis. This term can also pertain to ambulatory care or to list specific medical treatment facilities that offer specialty surgeries.
An individual (patient) who receives health care services (such as surgery) on an outpatient basis, meaning they do not stay overnight in a hospital or inpatient facility. Many insurance companies have identified a list of tests and procedures (including surgery) that will not be covered (paid for) unless they are performed on an outpatient basis. The term outpatient is also used synonymously with ambulatory to describe health care facilities where procedures are performed.
a patient who is treated outside a hospital or other medical facility.
a patient who is treated in a hospital or other health care facility for fewer than the number of hours defined by the plan for an inpatient, and who does not incur room and board charges.
An outpatient is a person who has been registered or accepted for care but not formally admitted as an inpatient and who does not remain over 24 hours, as specified in Subsection (2) of Section 70053 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations, or a patient at a freestanding ambulatory surgery clinic who has been registered and accepted for care. 2
An individual receiving health care services for an actual or potential disease, injury, or life style related problem that does not require admission to a medical treatment facility for inpatient care.
A patient who is not a bed patient in the hospital in which he or she is receiving treatment.
some medical conditions can be treated during a short visit to the hospital to see a specialist or consultant. You will probably have an appointment to see a consultant at a special clinic. These clinics, where people are treated but do not need to stay overnight in hospital, are called outpatient clinics. You are an outpatient.
A Member who is receiving care at a hospital, physician's office or other health facility without being admitted overnight to the facility. The term "ambulatory" is often used to describe Outpatient care.
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A person who receives care in a hospital outpatient department, emergency room, professional provider's office or at home.
A patient who receives health care services, but is not admitted to a hospital during a 24-hour period.
A patient, not hospitalized, who is treated in an office, clinic, or other health care facility.
A patient who is not an inpatient (not hospitalized). Outpatient care is called ambulatory care.
A patient who is not admitted to a hospital or other health care facility, but goes to that hospital or facility for diagnosis or treatment. Outpatient care generally is provided during a day or series of days, and does not require an overnight stay.
Refers to medical services provided while not admitted to a hospital. Often, insurance plans cover inpatient and outpatient services differently. Be aware that insurance companies may have their own definition of what constitutes outpatient services.
The provision of counseling or psychotherapeutic services on a regular and predetermined schedule. The client resides outside of the facility.
Individual receiving services in a facility but not staying overnight.
Care provided in a clinic, emergency room, hospital or non-hospital surgical facility ("SurgiCenter") without admission to the hospital or facility.
A patient who receives care at a hospital or other health facility without being admitted to the facility. Outpatient care also refers to care given in organized programs, such as outpatient clinics.
a patient who receives treatment without being hospitalized.
A patient who visits a health care facility for diagnosis or treatment without spending the night. Sometimes called a day patient.
The patient residing outside the hospital but returning on a regular basis for one or more therapeutic services. [Click Here To Return To List
A patient who is not a bed patient and does not need to be hospitalized for treatment.
A patient who is not hospitalized overnight but who visits a hospital, clinic or facility for diagnosis or treatment.
Without a stay in hospital.