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health care provider

n. a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability [syn: health professional, caregiver]

Usage examples of "health care provider".

When they got sick or injured, their treatment costs, which were not reimbursed by any insurer, had to be absorbed by the hospital or other health care provider, driving up the costs of medical care for everyone else.

I can't give you names, and neither can any other reputable doctor or health care provider.

Consulted with her client's health care provider, and made house calls.