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Glossary

This glossary explains terms in the Medicare program, but it is not a legal document. The official Medicare program provisions are found in the relevant laws, regulations, and rulings.

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Term Definition
TAB/SUB TAB

A tab/sub tab indicates the screen labels (e.g., Tab Section A-1 is the tab that is used for retrieving the Section A Part 1 screen).

TELEMEDICINE

The use of medical information exchanged from one site to another using electronic communications for the health and education of patients or providers and to improve patient care.

TREATMENT

Something done to help with a health problem. For example, medicine and surgery are treatments.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The choices you have when there is more than one way to treat your health problem.

TRICARE

TRICARE is the health care program for active duty members of the military, military retirees, and their eligible dependents. TRICARE was called CHAMPUS in the past. (See Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPUS).)

*NOTE: An asterisk (*) after a term means that this definition, in whole or in part, is used with permission from Walter Feldesman, ESQ., Dictionary of Eldercare Terminology, Copyright 2000.

This glossary explains terms in the Medicare program, but it is not a legal document. The official Medicare program provisions are found in the relevant laws, regulations,and rulings.
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Date Last Updated: September 23, 2004

 

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