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.

Unearned Income

Unearned income is all income that is not earned from work and comes from another source, such as dividends on an investment.

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.