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HMO

 (āch′ĕm-ō′)
n.
A health care plan in which medical costs are controlled by limiting services to a specific network of medical personnel and facilities and usually by requiring referral by a primary-care physician for specialty care.

[h(ealth) m(aintenance) o(rganization).]

HMO

health maintenance organization: a prepaid health plan in which subscribers receive comprehensive health services provided by member physicians and other health-care providers, usu. in a central facility.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.HMO - group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physiciansHMO - group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians
health insurance - insurance against loss due to ill health
Translations

HMO

abbr health maintenance organization. V. organization.
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On Tuesday, the council's planning committee discussed plans for a four-bedroom HMO in Wallington Grove.
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'This early win for CARE4U 2'-FL HMO underlines the research which indicates that commercially produced HMOs such as CARE4U can mimic some of the health-promoting effects of the HMOs present in human milk, helping to close an important gap between human milk and infant formula,' says Ratna Mukherjea, technology and innovation leader-HMO, who accepted the award on behalf of DuPont Nutrition & Health.
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Two residents stood up in the public gallery and both spoke of the problems HMO was causing in their respective areas, both gave first hand accounts of the negative effects HMO was having on their communities and lives.
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