Health centers, clinics, and other facilities that provide walk-in, walk-out diagnostic and treatment services for people whose care does not require confinement or a hospital stay. Use this code for types of outpatient facilities or services not specified below.
Key words: Acupuncture; Alternative Health Clinics; Ambulatory Surgical Centers; Ambulatory Surgery; Biofeedback; Burn Centers; Burn Institutes; Chiropractic; Day Surgery; Dental Clinics; Dental Care; Diagnostic Facilities; Diagnostic Imaging; Dialysis Centers; Eye Screening Clinics; Foot Clinics; Herbal Medicine; Homeopathic Medicine; Hospital-Based Outpatient Care; Infant Care Clinics; Infant Centers; Medical Testing Laboratories; Mobile Dental Care; Naturopathic Medicine; Neonatal Care Clinics; Neonatal Centers; Optometry Clinics; Outpatient Care; Outpatient Surgery; Pain Management; Podiatry; Rural Health Care; Rural Medical Service; Traditional Healing Arts; Well Baby Care;Well Baby Clinics;Well-Baby Care;Well-Baby Clinics
Scope notes: USE for clinics and outpatient facilities that are established by a hospital or diversified healthcare system. USE E32 for clinics that are established by the community rather than a hospital.
Outpatient facilities, many previously known as free clinics, established by the community rather than a hospital which provide basic medical care including physical examinations, immunizations, family planning, nutrition assistance and diagnosis and treatment of common ailments. Services are available on an ability-to-pay basis and target low-income and indigent community residents.
Key words: Ambulatory Health Centers; Clinics; Community Clinics; Community Health Centers; Community Health Clinics; Free Clinics; Health Centers; Health Clinics; Mobile Health Care; Walk-in Clinics