Term Itinerant Medical Care
Code LN-3350
Definition Programs that enhance access to basic health care by providing visiting physicians, nurses, physician's assistants and/or other health care workers who travel from their home facility to provide outreach and patient services, particularly in areas with fewer health care options. Included are programs offered at facilities in rural communities and other remote locations. Outstationed health care workers may also be located at community centers, senior centers and other similar facilities that provide convenient access during specified hours for local residents.
Created 6/20/11
Changed 6/24/21
Use References Itinerant Nurse Services
Itinerant Physician’s Assistant Services
Itinerant Physician Services
See Also References
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NPC E09.02)
Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.02)
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