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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First, the PPOS benefit package favored younger families with children, due to the free pediatric visits and well-child checkups.
To support its chain-wide rollout of PPOS, Charlotte Russe signed a significant hardware and hardware services agreement with JDA in third quarter 2006 that included the purchase of IBM SurePOS 742 cash registers, Symbol Scanners and Symbol Signature Capture Devices.
Another benefit that we experienced is that our store associates quickly became fully self-sufficient with PPOS due to its intuitive interface.