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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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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.
org) is the leading national association of preferred provider organizations (PPOs).
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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania's Preferred Health Network (PPHN) is a statewide affiliation of Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) comprised of individual, regional provider networks.

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