preferred provider
noun Date: 1983 1. PPO — usually used attributively 2. a health-care provider (as a doctor or hospital) that is part of a PPO

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  • Preferred provider organization — HealthcareIn health insurance, a preferred provider organization (or PPO , sometimes referred to as a participating provider organization) is a managed care organization of medical doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers who have… …   Wikipedia

  • preferred provider organization — noun also preferred provider network : PPO herein * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] US : ppo * * * preferred provider organization [preferred provider organization …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preferred Provider Organization – PPO — A type of health insurance arrangement that allows plan participants relative freedom to choose the doctors and hospitals they want to visit. Obtaining services from doctors within the health insurance plan s network, called preferred providers …   Investment dictionary

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  • preferred provider organization — noun Date: 1983 PPO …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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