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ASHA Glossary: Medically Necessary

Different insurance companies define medically necessary or medical necessity differently. However, the term generally refers to health care services that a physician would provide to a patient for the purpose of evaluating, diagnosing, or treating an illness, injury, disease, or symptoms and that are within the generally accepted standards of medical practice.

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