Medical care means amounts paid for -
(1) The diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or amounts paid for the purpose of affecting any structure or function of the body;
(2) Transportation primarily for and essential to medical care referred to in paragraph (1) of this definition; and
(3) Insurance covering medical care referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this definition.
45 CFR § 144.103
For purposes of parts 146 (group market), 147 (group and individual market), 148 (individual market), and 150 of this subchapter, the following definitions apply unless otherwise provided: