How to get the best medical coverage in 2018
Definition of medical.
The term ‘medical’ encompasses any treatment or procedure.
For example, an elective surgery or procedure, a diagnostic test or procedure used to diagnose a medical condition.
The term does not include diagnostic testing or procedures used in diagnosing cancer or a mental illness, such as a psychotherapy treatment.
The terms ‘health insurance’, ‘medical insurance’, and ‘medical assistance’ are used interchangeably.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services defines medical as any treatment, service, or procedure that: (1) treats, treats, or provides health care services for the treatment of illness, injury, or disability; or (2) relieves the symptoms of illness or injury, injury or disability, or any other physical or mental condition.
For example, a medical device used for diagnosing illness or a medical treatment for an injury or condition.
The definition of medical does not apply to:The definition also does not provide a definition of ‘providing health care’.
However, a qualified medical professional is one who is qualified to prescribe, dispense, or administer a medication, procedure, or treatment.
For more information on medical coverage, visit the Healthcare Access & Choices website.