HMO
HMO HMO n. [acronym for Health Maintenance Organization.] A health maintenance organization; a form of group health insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians. [acronym]

Syn: health maintenance organization. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • HMO — noun [countable] ORGANIZATIONS health maintenance organization; a form of health insurance in the US where the person who is insured can use particular doctors, hospitals etc that are taking part in the arrangement: • The health center serves… …   Financial and business terms

  • HMO — abbrv. Health maintenance organization. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. HMO h …   Law dictionary

  • HMO — [āch΄em΄ō′] n. pl. HMO s [h(ealth) m(aintenance) o(rganization)] a healthcare system in which an organization hires medical professionals and operates medical facilities to provide a wide range of specified services to prepaid subscribers …   English World dictionary

  • HMO — steht für: Flughafen Hermosillo in Mexiko (IATA Code) Health Maintenance Organization, ein Krankenversicherungs und Versorgungsmodell Hückel Molekülorbital Modell, eine semiempirische Methode der Quantenchemie Hochwassermeldeordnung, welche die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HMO — Abreviatura de Health Maintenance Organization. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • HMO — [ ,eıtʃ em ou ] noun count health maintenance organization: an organization in the U.S. that provides medical care …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • HMO — (Health Maintenance Organization) health care program in which one pays a monthly fee and receives medical and health clinic services, health insurance plan used in many places in the United States …   English contemporary dictionary

  • HMO — noun group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians • Syn: ↑health maintenance organization • Hypernyms: ↑health insurance * * * ˌā(ˌ)chemˈō noun ( s) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • HMO — siglas en inglés de health maintenance organization (español: organización para la mantención de la salud). Organización pública o privada que presta atención médica integral a sus afiliados, sobre la base de un contrato de prepago. Las HMO… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hmo — ISO 639 3 Code of Language ISO 639 2/B Code : hmo ISO 639 2/T Code : hmo ISO 639 1 Code : ho Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Language Name : Hiri Motu …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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