Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
In many cases,
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Form submitted by hospitals to CMS for reimbursement. Also called CMS1450
Also see: CMS 1450
Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set
Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) is one of the standardized medical vocabularies. Provides a translation for different medical terms, including different medical coding systems
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the urinary tract.
Also see: UTI
Uniform Resource Locator
see Urinary Tract Infection
Also see: Urinary Tract Infection
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires hospital staff by-laws to include an Utilization Plan, which assures high quality, accurate and complete clinical documentation is produced