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Healthcare Provider

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A provider of services (as defined in section 1861(u) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395x(u)), a provider of medical or health services (as defined in section 1861(s) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395x(s)), and any other person or organization who furnishes, bills, or is paid for healthcare in the normal course of business.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-66 Rev. 1 (45 C.F.R., Sec. 160.103)