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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The company offers a comprehensive array of managed-care health plans provided through its health-maintenance organization, preferred-provider organization and specialty managed-health-care networks.
A 1997 Texas law requires HMOs and preferred-provider organizations to pay clean claims--meaning they involve no potential disputes--within 45 days after receiving them.
Enrollment in preferred-provider organizations continues to grow, according to a new study.