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MHS Health Care Glossary

Military Health System Health Care Glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference (as a secondary source) for terms and definitions used within the MHS. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Note that certain definitions may be approved only for limited use in a single primary reference document, while others may have broad applicability in multiple contexts and issuances. To determine the most appropriate definition in a particular context, consult all relevant source documents. Any disparities between this Glossary and primary sources are unintentional, and the primary source shall control.

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Feb 27, 2024

Virtual Health: Technical Guidance

Virtual health, telehealth, and telemedicine all mean the same thing. These terms describe a patient using technology (computer, smartphone, or tablet, for example) to access their health care.

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Feb 27, 2024

Virtual Health: Insurance

Virtual health, telehealth, and telemedicine all mean the same thing. These terms describe a patient using technology (computer, smartphone, or tablet, for example) to access their health care.

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Feb 27, 2024

Virtual Health: Privacy and Safety

Virtual health, telehealth, and telemedicine all mean the same thing. These terms describe a patientusing technology (computer, smartphone, or tablet, for example) to access their health care.

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Feb 27, 2024

Fraud and Abuse

View questions and answers about health care fraud and abuse.

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Apr 19, 2023

Patient Safety Order Materials

This outlines the frequently asked questions in reference to ordering patient safety materials. This includes vital contact information for assistance and account registration information.

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