Definition of nonemergency in English:
noun[usually as modifier]
A situation that does not require immediate action, typically with regard to a person’s health: the hospital decided to cancel nonemergency procedures to free up all possible beds for patients in more urgent need for the most part, no special equipment needs to be provided for nonemergencies
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- Under the governor's plan, the only co-pay the person would be charged would be $10 for using a hospital emergency room for a nonemergency problem.
- To reduce ER use for non-serious conditions, policymakers have proposed denying payment if the patient's diagnosis upon discharge appears to reflect a nonemergency condition.
- Because of dangerous driving conditions, all state highways were closed to nonemergency vehicles starting at 1 p.m. Monday, the governor said in a statement.
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