glossary-splash.jpg

Or call toll-free
1-800-413-6410

Health Insurance Glossary

Definitions for common health insurance terms

primary care provider (PCP)

DEFINITION: A health care professional (usually a physician) who is responsible for monitoring an individual’s overall health care needs. Typically, a PCP serves as a “quarterback” for an individual’s medical care, referring the individual to more specialized physicians for specialist care.