Clinical Health Service Law and Legal Definition

Clinical health service means a single diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive or palliative procedure or a series of such procedures that may be separately identified for billing and accounting purposes. It mainly focuses on disease prevention, community, and individual education and wellness.

The programs under clinical health service includes:

traditional preventive health services such as immunizations, maternal-child health care, and communicable disease control;

specific assistance programs such as WIC, and supplemental food program; and

expanded medical services such as primary care for children and adults, and dental services.