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Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

  • By: Jonathan Tan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Preferred provider organization is a term reserved for one specific model of health insurance run as a managed care organization. Under this model, physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers (i.e., dentists, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists) have ...

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