medically necessary

Definition of "medically necessary"
  1. Services or supplies needed for the diagnosis or treatment of a medical condition, that meet local standards of good medical practice, and are not primarily for the patient or doctor's convenience
How to use "medically necessary" in a sentence
  1. The insurance company refused to pay for the procedure because they didn't deem it medically necessary.
  2. Proving that treatment is medically necessary can often be a requirement for insurance coverage.
  3. Although it would ease his pain, his doctor stated that further surgery wasn't medically necessary.

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