Simple Definition of PPO
: an organization that provides health care to people at a lower cost if they use the doctors, hospitals, etc., that belong to the organization
Full Definition of PPOplural
: 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
Examples of ppo in a sentence
I'm not sure if that doctor belongs to my PPO.
Origin and Etymology of ppo
preferred provider organization
First Known Use: 1982
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Medical Definition of PPO
: 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 which agree to supervision and reduced fees—called also preferred provider organization; compare hmo
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