Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Any arrangement for health care in which an organization, such as an HMO, another type of doctor-hospital network, or an insurance company, acts an intermediary between the person seeking care and the physician.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a health plan or system that seeks to control medical costs by contracting with a network of providers and by requiring preauthorization for visits to specialists.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
managed caren (US) atención (médica) administrada, atención médica gestionada con fines de contener costos
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.