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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Prudent buyer, Solihull Evening Mail, November 3, 1976
The Medical Oncology Home Pilot is available now to Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer Members with cancer residing in the Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside County areas through the Wilshire Oncology Medical Group and its affiliated clinicians.
A prudent buyer will normally undertake 'due diligence' - the process by which the buyer will investigate the business or company for sale.
The new contract applies to Blue Cross HMO members, Prudent Buyer PPO members, Medicare SeniorSecure and Medicare supplemental covered people.
Strategic decisions that affect the overall directions of the corporation are too frequently delayed, and the ability to be responsive to an increasingly prudent buyer is compromised.
More than 54,000 participating physicians and more than 460 hospitals are available through the Blue Cross PPO Prudent Buyer large group provider network for the PPO plans.
A prudent buyer will check the trading history thoroughly as part of its due diligence process and seek protection in the sale documentation from unknown or unwanted liabilities via warranties and indemnities.
The new agreement applies to Blue Cross of California's Prudent Buyer PPO, CaliforniaCare HMO and Medicare Select members.
home to be a prudent buyer and operator of this equipment.
Although the Court found that Blue Cross had monopoly power, it held that Prudent Buyer must be deemed a legitimate business practice as a matter of law unless the payments made to physicians were below the selling physicians' incremental costs.
CoreSource, one of the nation's leading third party employee benefit administrators, has reached an agreement with BC Life & Health Insurance Company (BC Life & Health), an affiliate of Blue Cross of California, to offer CoreSource self-funded clients domiciled in California access to the BC Life & Health Prudent Buyer PPO Plan, starting Jan.