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Federal employee health benefits programme (FEHBP)

Health care; General

A voluntary health insurance programme for federal employees, retirees, and their dependents and survivors.

Federal qualification

Health care; General

A status designated by CMS after conducting an extensive evaluation of an HMO's organisation and operations. An organisation must be federally qualified or be designated as a competitive medical plan ...

Federally qualified health centre (FQHC)

Health care; General

A federal payment option that enables qualified providers in medically underserved areas to receive cost-based Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and allows for the direct reimbursement of nurse ...

Fee disclosure

Health care; General

Physicians and caregivers discussing their charges with patients prior to treatment.

Fee schedule

Health care; General

A listing of accepted fees or established allowances for specified medical procedures. As used in medical care plans, it usually represents the maximum amounts the programme will pay for the ...

Nosocomial infections

Health care; General

Infections that are acquired while a patient is in a hospital are referred to as nosocomial infections; a term derived from 'nosos' the Greek word for 'disease'. Often nosocomial infections become ...

Nurse practitioner (NP)

Health care; General

A registered nurse qualified and specially trained to provide primary care, including primary health care in homes and in ambulatory care facilities, long-term care facilities, and other health care ...

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