health maintenance organization


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

health maintenance organization

noun closed medical organization, closed medical panel, connrolled medical coverage, supervised medical care Generally: group health care coverage, health maintenance coverage
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, reacting to complaints that some health maintenance organizations exclude or expel doctors for ordering tests or consultations the health plans deem unnecessary, half a dozen states - including Illinois and Georgia - have required them to include any physician who has the appropriate credentials.
Scott & White Health Plan is a not-for-profit, state-certified Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and is a nationally recognized leader in providing quality healthcare by focusing on prevention, early intervention, wellness and disease management.
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.
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.
NMHC) operates NMHC Rx (pharmacy benefits manager or PBM), NMHC Mail (home delivery pharmacy), Ascend (specialty pharmacy solutions), and Integrail (health information solutions), providing services to corporations, unions, health maintenance organizations, third-party administrators, and local governments.
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.
To stave off continued poor earnings, health maintenance organizations have begun raising rates and cutting costs.
The health maintenance organizations have been upgraded between one to three rating levels to reflect increased capitalization, stable earnings, and greater financial flexibility throughout the Aetna organization.

Full browser ?