Glossary of Terms

UCR (Usual, Customary, and Reasonable)

The amount paid for a medical service in a geographic area, based on what providers in the area usually charge for the same or similar medical service. The UCR amount is sometimes used to determine the allowed amount.

Urgent Care

Care for an illness, injury, or condition serious enough that a reasonable person would seek care right away, but not severe enough to require emergency room care.