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1. Relating to or being a health-insurance plan in which members receive health care at a standard premium and co-pay if they use providers within an approved network and pay more if they use providers outside the network.
2. Relating to the time, place, or manner in which a business interacts with its customers.

point of service n.
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Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service will deliver a substantially improved experience for both customers and colleagues and is the foundation for our future development of an integrated omnichannel platform.
That's why some large and small credit unions are using point-of-service feedback solutions that record member satisfaction or dissatisfaction anonymously every minute of every business day, giving credit unions a daily report of their service performance and the ability to resolve issues promptly.
The report states that: Leading vendors deliver point-of-service solutions globally that integrate a consumer's interactions with a retail brand regardless of the channel, branch or banner and orchestrate an enterprise approach to browsing and discovery as well as transactions such as sales and returns.
From 1992 to 1997, seven in 10 Americans who left traditional indemnity plans went to preferred provider plans or point-of-service plans, which are less restrictive than traditional HMOs.
We wanted to leverage the new functionality of the Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service solution as quickly as possible, said Tina Burleigh, Director of Store Systems, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits.
She and her associates studied the effect of point-of-service diabetes education on glycemic control in 102 patients with diabetes in one suburban-based primary care practice and 125 patients in one urban-based primary care practice.
In cases where primary care doctor visits carried a $10 copay, costs in the gatekeeper plan were up to 7% more expensive than in the point-of-service plan.
Customers Enjoy a Better Store Experience When Retailers Deploy Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service Solutions