PPO
noun (plural PPOs) Etymology: preferred provider organization Date: 1983 an organization providing health care that gives economic incentives to the individual purchaser of a health-care contract to patronize certain physicians, laboratories, and hospitals that agree to supervision and reduced fees — compare HMO

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