Medical Dictionary

PPO


PPO

noun \ˌpē-(ˌ)pē-ˈō\
plural PPOs

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
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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