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Glossary

Here you can quickly access medical terms and definitions through an alphabetized listing.

Urgently Needed Care

Urgently needed care is care provided to treat a non-emergency, unforeseen medical illness, injury, or condition that requires immediate medical care. Urgently needed care may be furnished by network providers or by out-of-network providers when network providers are temporarily unavailable or inaccessible.