health maintenance organization


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Related to health maintenance organization: preferred provider organization, Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973

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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is one of the largest health maintenance organizations in the United States.
based in Las Vegas, is a diversified healthcare services company that operates health maintenance organizations, indemnity insurers, preferred provider organizations and a multi-specialty medical group.
Over the last 18 months, at least 34 states have outlawed or curtailed methods that many health maintenance organizations have used to shorten some types of hospital stays, discipline physicians or keep patients in the dark about the incentives and ground rules of managed care.
Humana is pleased to announce the acquisition of the second oldest health maintenance organization in the country," said Humana's president and chief operating officer, Wayne T.
Pending federal approval, Fallon Senior Plan, one of the nation's oldest Medicare health maintenance organizations, announced today plans to offer a "zero-dollar" monthly premium option for Medicare beneficiaries in Worcester County and portions of Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Middlesex and Norfolk counties.
A Comparison of the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Health Maintenance Organizations and Fee-for-Service Practices.
The HMO/PPO Directory is a comprehensive source that provides detailed information about Health Maintenance Organizations and Preferred Provider Organizations nationwide, including key contacts.
Lancaster Community Hospital officials said a maternity ward would allow the hospital to be more competitive in attracting contracts from health maintenance organizations and other health insurance plans that want full-service hospitals.
ProxyMed provides clinical pharmacy benefit management services primarily to physician groups affiliated with health maintenance organizations throughout the South and Central Florida.
This summary of Best's Rating Changes lists life/health, property/casualty and international insurers, as well as health maintenance organizations, that had ratings assigned, changed or placed under review since this section last appeared in the November 2000 edition of Best's Review.
Lancaster Community officials want to establish a maternity ward to attract contracts from health maintenance organizations and other health-insurance plans that want full-service hospitals.

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