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Occupational Therapist

A duly licensed occupational therapist.

Occupational Therapy

Constructive therapeutic activity designed and adapted to promote the restoration of useful physical function. Occupational therapy does not include educational training or services designed and adapted to develop a physical function.

Occupational/Physical Therapy/Medicine

The therapeutic use of physical agents other than drugs. It comprises the use of physical, chemical, and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, massage, exercise, spinal manipulation, and radiation.

Office Visit

A visit by the insured person, who is the patient, to the office of a physician during which one or more of the following three specific services are provided:

  1. History (gathering of information on an illness or injury)
  2. Examination 
  3. Medical decision making (the physician’s diagnosis and plan of treatment)

Optometrist

A duly licensed optometrist.

Outpatient

An individual who receives treatment while not an inpatient. Services considered outpatient include, but are not limited to, services in an emergency room regardless of whether you are subsequently registered as an inpatient in a healthcare facility.

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Occupational Therapist

A duly licensed occupational therapist.

Occupational Therapy

Constructive therapeutic activity designed and adapted to promote the restoration of useful physical function. Occupational therapy does not include educational training or services designed and adapted to develop a physical function.

Occupational/Physical Therapy/Medicine

The therapeutic use of physical agents other than drugs. It comprises the use of physical, chemical, and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, massage, exercise, spinal manipulation, and radiation.

Office Visit

A visit by the insured person, who is the patient, to the office of a physician during which one or more of the following three specific services are provided:

  1. History (gathering of information on an illness or injury)
  2. Examination 
  3. Medical decision making (the physician’s diagnosis and plan of treatment)

Optometrist

A duly licensed optometrist.

Outpatient

An individual who receives treatment while not an inpatient. Services considered outpatient include, but are not limited to, services in an emergency room regardless of whether you are subsequently registered as an inpatient in a healthcare facility.