charity care

noun

Medical Definition of charity care

: free or discounted medical care and especially hospital care provided to patients who do not have health insurance or are unable to pay for all or part of medical costs due to limited income or financial hardship

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“Charity care.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/charity%20care. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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