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Medical Indigency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Medical Indigency
Tree Number(s)
N01.824.460
N03.219.780
Unique ID
D008489
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008489
Scope Note
The condition in which individuals are financially unable to access adequate medical care without depriving themselves and their dependents of food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of living.
Entry Version
MED INDIGENCY
Entry Term(s)
Indigency, Medical
NLM Classification #
W 250
See Also
Medically Uninsured
Uncompensated Care
Public MeSH Note
68; was INDIGENT CARE 1963-67
Online Note
use MEDICAL INDIGENCY to search INDIGENT CARE 1966-67
History Note
68; was INDIGENT CARE 1963-67
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Medical Indigency Preferred
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