Friday, September 20, 2019, 9:28 PM
Site: Healthy Connections Medicaid E-Learning
Course: Learning Resources (Learning Resources)
Glossary: Glossary
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Primary Care Physician

(PCP) A primary care physician is a physician/medical doctor who provides both the first contact for a person with an undiagnosed health concern as well as continuing care of varied medical conditions, not limited by cause, organ system, or diagnosis.

Protected Health Information

(PHI) - under HIPAA includes any individually identifiable health information.  Identifiable refers not only to data that is explicitly linked to a particular individual, it also includes health information with data items which reasonably could be expected to allow individual identification.