REFERRAL

What is REFERRAL?

REFERRAL meaning A plan may restrict certain health care services to an enrollee unless the enrollee receives a referral from a plan-approved caregiver, on paper, referring them to a specific place/person for the service. Generally, a referral is defined as an actual document obtained from a provider in order for the beneficiary to receive additional services.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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