Term Public Clinics
Code LN-6700
Definition County or city-operated outpatient health care facilities that provide a broad range of diagnostic and treatment services including primary adult and pediatric care, prenatal care, dental care and specialty medicine as well as laboratory and radiological services and allied support services like nutrition and health education. Some public clinics may also offer public health services such as immunizations and communicable disease screening and treatment. Services are available on an ability-to-pay basis and target low-income and indigent residents of the community.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 10/11/06
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External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NPC E09.02)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.02)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
U.S. Services/Targets
Facet Organization/Facility Type
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