preferred-provider organization

[pri-furd-pruh-vahy-der]

noun

a comprehensive health-care plan offered to corporate employees that allows them to choose their own physicians and hospitals within certain limits. Abbreviation: PPO

Nearby words

  1. preferred ordinary shares,
  2. preferred position,
  3. preferred pronoun,
  4. preferred provider organization,
  5. preferred stock,
  6. prefiguration,
  7. prefigure,
  8. prefinished,
  9. prefix,
  10. prefixed

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Medicine definitions for preferred provider organization

preferred provider organization

[prĭfûrd]

n.

A medical insurance plan in which members receive more coverage if they choose health care providers approved by or affiliated with the plan.

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