PPO

noun \ ˌpē-(ˌ)pē-ˈō \

Definition of PPO

plural PPOs
: 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

  1. I'm not sure if that doctor belongs to my PPO.

Origin and Etymology of ppo

preferred provider organization


PPO Defined for English Language Learners

PPO

noun

Definition of PPO for English Language Learners

  • : an organization that provides health care to people at a lower cost if they use the doctors, hospitals, etc., that belong to the organization


Medical Dictionary

PPO

noun \ ˌpē-(ˌ)pē-ˈō \

medical Definition of PPO

plural PPOs
: 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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