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Skilled Nursing Facility

An institution or a distinct part of an institution which is primarily engaged in providing comprehensive skilled services and rehabilitative inpatient care. The institution or distinct part of an institution is duly licensed by the appropriate governmental authority to provide such services.

Speech Therapist

A duly licensed speech therapist who helps patients speak more clearly and overcome any speech or language complications.

Speech Therapy

The treatment for the correction of a speech impairment resulting from disease, trauma, congenital anomalies, previous therapeutic processes, psycho-social speech delay, behavioral problems, attention disorder, conceptual handicap, or mental retardation. Treatment is designed and adapted to promote the restoration of a useful physical function.

Student Insurance

A type of insurance that is specifically for students, faculty, and staff who reside outside their home country for educational purposes.

Substance Abuse

The uncontrollable or excessive abuse of addictive substances consisting of alcohol, morphine, cocaine, heroin, opium, cannabis and other barbiturates, amphetamines, tranquilizers and/or hallucinogens, and the resultant physiological and/or psychological de-pendency that develops with continued use of such addictive substances requiring medical care as determined by a physician or psychologist.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility

A facility (other than a hospital) whose primary function is the treatment of substance abuse and is licensed by the appropriate state and local authority to provide such service. It does not include half-way houses, boarding houses, or other facilities that provide a primarily supportive environment.

Surgery

The performance of any medically recognized, non-investigational surgical procedure including specialized instrumentation and the correction of fractures or complete dislocations.

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Skilled Nursing Facility

An institution or a distinct part of an institution which is primarily engaged in providing comprehensive skilled services and rehabilitative inpatient care. The institution or distinct part of an institution is duly licensed by the appropriate governmental authority to provide such services.

Speech Therapist

A duly licensed speech therapist who helps patients speak more clearly and overcome any speech or language complications.

Speech Therapy

The treatment for the correction of a speech impairment resulting from disease, trauma, congenital anomalies, previous therapeutic processes, psycho-social speech delay, behavioral problems, attention disorder, conceptual handicap, or mental retardation. Treatment is designed and adapted to promote the restoration of a useful physical function.

Student Insurance

A type of insurance that is specifically for students, faculty, and staff who reside outside their home country for educational purposes.

Substance Abuse

The uncontrollable or excessive abuse of addictive substances consisting of alcohol, morphine, cocaine, heroin, opium, cannabis and other barbiturates, amphetamines, tranquilizers and/or hallucinogens, and the resultant physiological and/or psychological de-pendency that develops with continued use of such addictive substances requiring medical care as determined by a physician or psychologist.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility

A facility (other than a hospital) whose primary function is the treatment of substance abuse and is licensed by the appropriate state and local authority to provide such service. It does not include half-way houses, boarding houses, or other facilities that provide a primarily supportive environment.

Surgery

The performance of any medically recognized, non-investigational surgical procedure including specialized instrumentation and the correction of fractures or complete dislocations.