Covered Recipient Law and Legal Definition

A covered recipient means a physician or teaching hospital, but does not include a physician employee of an applicable manufacturer.

According to 42 USCS § 1320a-7h (e) (6) (A) the term "covered recipient" means the following:

(i) A physician;

(ii) A teaching hospital.

Such term does not include a physician who is an employee of the applicable manufacturer that is required to submit information under subsection (a) [42 USCS § 1320a-7h (e) (6) (B)].