Primary Provider Law and Legal Definition
Primary provider in medical treatment terms is usually a general practitioner whom the patient selects from a list of approved general practitioners. If the patient suffers from a condition that might best be handled by a specialist rather than a general practitioner, the patient must nevertheless see the primary provider first and seek his permission to see the specialist. In other words, the primary provider is the "gate keeper" through which the patient must go in order to see the specialist.
In the insurance coverage context, primary provider refers to the medical expense plan that covers the benefits under this plan prior to any benefits being paid by another medical expense plan.
Legal Definition list
- Primary Product from Oil [Internal Revenue]
- Primary Product from Gas [Internal Revenue]
- Primary National Subdivision of Federal Labor Relations Agency
- Primary Mortgage Servicer
- Primary Mode of Action
- Primary Provider
- Primary Qualifying Agent
- Primary Recipient [Education]
- Primary Residence
- Primary Residential Parent
- Primary Right