preferred provider organization


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pre·ferred provider organization

(prĭ-fûrd′)
n. Abbr. PPO
A health insurance plan in which members pay less for health care provided by professionals and hospitals affiliated with the plan.
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PPO: or preferred provider organization, is one type of managed care insurance that contracts with doctors and other specialists to provide services at a discounted rate.
This key finding was reported in the annual study on CDHPs commissioned by the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO).
CONTACT: Steve Ashley for Pacific Regional Chapter of the American Association of Preferred Provider Organization, +1-714-283-3912, jsashleyca@aol.
Admar Corporation, a national managed care service organization and a member company of the Principal Financial Group, announced it has signed an agreement with Baptist & Physicians Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) to enhance its network options to customers in western Tennessee, northwestern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas.
The AFL-CIO Employer Purchasing Coalition (AEPC) announced today that it is endorsing Aetna (NYSE:AET) as its transparency vendor of choice, selecting the Aetna preferred provider organization (PPO) health plan, as well as Aetna Joint Claim Administration[TM] for AEPC members.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Health Network (CHN), New Jersey's largest independent preferred provider organization (PPO), has been approved as a managed care organization (MCO) by the New Jersey Department of Insurance to provide medical services under a workers' compensation policy issued by an insurer, announced Nancy C.
is a National Healthcare Cost Management company and the Northeast's most extensive Preferred Provider Organization (PPO).
MAPSI), a preferred provider organization offering psychiatric health care services; and MAMSI Life and Health Insurance Company, an indemnity insurance company.
a National Healthcare Cost Management company and the Northeast's most extensive Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), has announced a strategic alliance with Group Health Incorporated (GHI), a leading New York State-based health insurer offering a varied portfolio of self-insured and fully-insured products.

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