Definitions for "Primary Care"
Entry-level care which may include diagnostic, therapeutic or preventive services.
A basic level of care usually given by doctors who work with general and family medicine, internal medicine (internists), pregnant women (obstetricians), and children (pediatricians). A nurse practitioner (NP), a State licensed registered nurse with special training, can also provide this basic level of health care.
General medical care, provided to a patient by a physician, nurse practicioner or physician's assistant. Usually this involves family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, general medicine and preventive health services.
Treatment given by your GP (not normally covered under a standard PMI policy).