managed care


managed care

noun

Definition of MANAGED CARE

:  a system of health care (as by an HMO or PPO) that controls costs by placing limits on physicians' fees and by restricting the patient's choice of physicians

First Known Use of MANAGED CARE

1982

Rhymes with MANAGED CARE

man·aged care

noun \ˌman-ijd-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANAGED CARE

: a system of providing health care (as by an HMO or a PPO) that is designed to control costs through managed programs in which the physician accepts constraints on the amount charged for medical care and the patient is limited in the choice of a physician

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