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health maintenance organization

noun closed medical organization, closed medical panel, connrolled medical coverage, supervised medical care Generally: group health care coverage, health maintenance coverage
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A good candidate for scrutiny by every member of the San Fernando Valley area legislative delegation is a state rule that individuals must live within 10 miles of an affiliated hospital if they are to be members of a county health maintenance organization.
Since then, Fallon Senior Plan has successfully demonstrated that Medicare health maintenance organizations deliver better preventative care, more benefits and a better value than traditional Medicare.
The National Committee on Quality Assurance's Quality Compass shows a wide disparity among health maintenance organizations and other managed care plans on a variety of quality measures.
But the governors point out that the programs are intertwined, so that when the federal government cuts Medicare payments to hospitals and health maintenance organizations or increases premiums for Medicare beneficiaries, states incur new costs.
MAMSI owns and operates health maintenance organizations and provides related health and administrative services for approximately 2 million people in Maryland, Washington D.
The American Association of Health Plans, the leading trade group for health maintenance organizations and other managed care plans, said its members ``do not and should not require outpatient care for removal of a breast.
HPI currently furnishes pharmacy management services to more than 200 hospitals, long-term care facilities and Health Maintenance Organizations nationwide, including the 23 facilities operated by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Public Health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
the leading provider of a new generation of middleware and transformation software, announced today that Clalit Health Services, one of the world's largest Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), recently deployed ItemField technology as its data transformation standard.
The doctors group voted to push for legislation requiring doctors, if their speech to patients is curtailed by clauses in their agreements with health maintenance organizations, to tell patients that such clauses exist.
NYSE:SIE), a Las Vegas-based diversified healthcare services company that operates health maintenance organizations, indemnity and workers' compensation insurers, military health programs, preferred provider organizations and multispecialty medical groups.
While some analysts expect the health maintenance organizations to improve later in the year, as they did last year after a weak first half, others say they are in a down cycle that may continue into 1997.
is one of the largest health maintenance organizations in the United States.

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