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HMO

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noun \ˌā-(ˌ)chem-ˈō\

Medical Definition of HMO

plural HMOs

  1. :  an organization that provides comprehensive health care to voluntarily enrolled individuals and families in a particular geographic area by member physicians with limited referral to outside specialists and that is financed by fixed periodic payments determined in advance—called also health maintenance organization; compare ppo




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