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Critical Access Hospital (CAH)

Created to provide medical care in areas where there is limited access to providers. These hospitals and care facilities receive payment considerations from Medicare.

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

A medical code set by the American Medical Association, which describes medical, surgical and diagnostic services. The set is to be communicated among physicians, coders, patients and other relevant parties.

Custodial Care

Health care services not related to medical necessity, such as assistance with bathing, eating, and walking.

Exchange-participating Health Benefits Plan Contract

Contracts between insurance providers and state health care exchanges allowing the provider to offer plans through the exchange.