preferred provider

noun
Updated on: 5 Jan 2018

Definition of preferred provider

1 : ppo usually used attributively
2 : a health-care provider (such as a doctor or hospital) that is part of a PPO

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First Known Use of preferred provider

1982


PREFERRED PROVIDER Defined for English Language Learners

preferred provider

noun

Definition of preferred provider for English Language Learners

  • : a doctor, hospital, etc., that is part of a PPO


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