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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).]
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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.
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|Noun||1.||HMO - group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians|
health insurance - insurance against loss due to ill health
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HMOabbr health maintenance organization. V. organization.
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