NLM Logo

Gatekeeping MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Gatekeeping
Tree Number(s)
N04.452.758.849.350
Unique ID
D020793
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020793
Scope Note
The controlling of access to health services, usually by primary care providers; often used in managed care settings to reduce utilization of expensive services and reduce referrals. (From BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1999)
Previous Indexing
Referral and Consultation (1990-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2003/07/22
Gatekeeping Preferred
page delivered in 0.138s