preferred provider organization

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preferred provider organization

noun care plan, comprehensive health plan, controlled medical coverrge, discounted health membership group, discounted provider network, network of medical care providers, orranization of medical providers: supervised medical services, plan organizationSpecifically: employer-sponsored plan
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We had held onto that like little bulldogs all along, but we finally let loose of managed care and said we'd consider a preferred provider option like they wanted," she said.
She will also focus on launching new products and services for PacifiCare, including a new preferred provider option (PPO) product slated for early 2002.
In addition to being able to offer ReliaStar's health products, the agreement also allows ReliaStar to make available Tufts Health Plan's health maintenance organization (HMO), point of service (POS) option, and preferred provider option (PPO) to current ReliaStar customers.

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