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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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AAPPO, the nation's leading advocacy association for preferred provider organizations, has written a letter to House Speaker Boehner in support of his efforts to not only repeal what it sees as a deeply flawed statute, but to replace its more onerous components with market-based solutions that will better meet the original intentions of lowering costs and reforming medical liability while expanding coverage and improving care.
In a preferred provider organization or PPO, a doctor or other health care provider contracts with an insurer to provide care at a discounted rate.
Virtually all CDHPs - 97 percent - are built on a preferred provider organization (PPO) network, which highlights the degree to which consumers respond to choice, access and flexibility, the defining traits of PPO-based CDHPs, and the hallmark of the PPO health care delivery platform.
As part of its ongoing mission to advance communication and synergy among health care providers, insurance companies and managed care networks, the Pacific Regional Chapter of the American Association of Preferred Provider Organization (AAPPO) announced the formation of its Provider Relations Committee.
Serving the occupational, auto and group healthcare markets, Concentra provides employers, insurers and payors with a series of integrated services that include employment-related injury and occupational healthcare, in-network and out-of-network medical claims review and repricing, access to preferred provider organizations, case management and other cost containment services.
Jacobs has about 25 years of progressive healthcare executive experience in the formation and management of health maintenance organizations (HMO's), preferred provider organizations (PPO's) and physician-hospital organizations (PHO's).
This is the only source that provides you with all the facts on more than 1,300 Health Maintenance Organizations, Preferred Provider Organizations and Affiliated companies.
The Board's 1995 agenda will first be devoted to continuing our legislative action plan to increase awareness of consumers and legislators of the many beneficial and cost effective aspects of Preferred Provider Organizations.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Health Network (CHN), New Jersey's largest independent preferred provider organization (PPO), has been approved as a managed care organization (MCO) by the New Jersey Department of Insurance to provide medical services under a workers' compensation policy issued by an insurer, announced Nancy C.
Thompson will speak on topics including managing Out-of-Network claims costs, Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO[THORN]as), and the future of the Self-Insurance Industry in light of the current political trends.
AAPI), the accrediting body for preferred provider organizations (PPO).

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