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Uncompensated Care MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Uncompensated Care
Tree Number(s)
N04.590.374.900
N05.300.830
Unique ID
D017664
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017664
Annotation
absence of payment to physician, dentist, other health professional, hosp; includes lack of compensation in pro bono work & charity care & as a result of bad debts
Scope Note
Medical services for which no payment is received. Uncompensated care includes charity care and bad debts.
Entry Term(s)
Indigent Care
See Also
Medical Indigency
Medically Uninsured
Public MeSH Note
1994; for INDIGENT CARE see MEDICAL INDIGENCY 1968-1999, see INDIGENT CARE 1963-1967
History Note
1994; for INDIGENT CARE use MEDICAL INDIGENCY 1968-1999, use INDIGENT CARE 1963-1967
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Uncompensated Care Preferred
Indigent Care Narrower
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