HMO

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HMO

[āch′ĕm-ō]
n.
  1. A corporation that is financed by insurance premiums and has member physicians and professional staff who provide curative and preventive medicine within certain financial, geographic, and professional limits to enrolled volunteer members and their families.
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hmo in Culture

HMO

An abbreviation for health maintenance organization. A corporation financed by insurance premiums whose member doctors provide medical services to enrolled member patients.

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